Construction Leadership

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Immediate Past Chair
Jerry Martin
Attorney at Law
112 Glenleigh Court Ste 1
Knoxville, TN 37934

Jerry M. Martin is in private practice in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he routinely practices in state and federal court. He is a trial lawyer who concentrates on personal injury, liens and construction litigation. This includes over 25 years experience in handling mechanics' and materialmen's liens. Mr. Martin provided comments to the Tennessee Bar Association's Special...

Jeremy Alpert
Glankler Brown, PLLC
6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 400
Memphis, TN 38119
Middle TN Delegate
Josh Jenkins
Hagan Law Group, PLLC
495 N Walnut Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Josh Jenkins is highly involved in the litigation practice of Hagan Law Group, PLLC, located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and focuses his practice on assisting clients in the construction industry, advising small to medium sized business owners and managers, and representing clients with real estate or probate matters. 

Josh is currently serving as a District Representative for the...

East TN Delegate
Wade Cannon
Gearhiser, Peters Elliott & Cannon PLLC
320 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37402
East TN Delegate
Theresa Critchfield
LinkedIn: theresa-critchfield-03701b25/
5958 Snow Hill Road, Suite 144 Box 215
Ooltewah, TN 37363-9264
East TN Delegate
Tim Gibbons
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel P.C.
LinkedIn: /timothygibbons/
605 Chestnut Street, Liberty Tower Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450

Building on his first career as a licensed architect, Tim Gibbons has focused on construction law and related topics in his law practice. He is a member of the firm's Litigation and Business Sections, and is Chair of the Construction Group.

He has resolved numerous construction disputes in the courtroom and through arbitration and mediation, including disputes over differing site...

East TN Delegate
Jason Shade
Ensley, Baker & Shade PLLC
801F Sunset Drive, Suite 2
Johnson City, TN 37604
Jason Shade concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights law, real estate law, construction law and commercial litigation. Mr. Shade has worked extensively with special servicers in wide-ranging commercial mortgage-backed security matters including foreclosure, receiverships, defense of borrower litigation and guarantor recovery. Mr. Shade has also represented...
Middle TN Delegate
Tim Crenshaw
Schulman LeRoy & Bennett P.C.
P.O. Box 190676
Nashville, TN 37219-0676

Tim is counsel to the firm of Schulman, LeRoy & Bennett, P.C. in Nashville and is currently serving as the Chair of the TBA Construction Law Section for 2014-2015. His practice is focused on construction law and litigation with an emphasis on the representation of specialty trade contractors; however, he has represented clients at all levels of the construction delivery process in...

Middle TN Delegate
Mary Beth Hagan
Hagan Law Group, PLLC
495 North Walnut St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Mary Beth Hagan is an experienced litigator who focuses her practice assisting clients in the construction industry, advising small to medium sized business owners and managers, and representing clients with real estate or other civil legal matters. Ms. Hagan began her practice in a large law firm in downtown Nashville where she learned the value of quality legal work, zealous representation,...

Middle TN Delegate
David Taylor
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
P. O. Box 340025
Nashville, TN 37203

David Taylor chairs the Firm’s construction group in its Nashville office, and has for over 30 years been a commercial litigator, with an emphasis on construction and real estate dispute resolution. David has a national construction practice representing all participants in the construction industry,...

Staff Coordinator
Chelsea Bennett
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Chelsea Bennett is a Sections, Committees and CLE Coordinator for the Tennessee Bar Association. She brings the association eight years of diverse work experience in the education sector. Previously, she worked as the head studio teacher and welfare agent with the child actors starring on the television show “Nashville.” Bennett received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from The Ohio State...

Adam Knight
Law Office of Brad Scarbrough, PLC
5595 Franklin Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027-4363

At Scarbrough Law, Adam Knight focuses his practice on Construction counseling and litigation, commercial and business counselling and litigation, land use litigation and product liability.

West TN Delegate
Luke Cantrell
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz
454 Quail Crest Drive
Collierville, TN 38017
West TN Delegate
Josh Flowers
HBG Design
40 S Main St #2300
Memphis, TN 38103
West TN Delegate
Sean Antone Hunt
The Hunt Law Firm
Twitter: @santonehunt
Facebook: The.Hunt.Law.Firm/
LinkedIn: sean-antone-hunt-6a01906
P.O.Box 171119
Memphis, TN 38187

Sean A. Hunt is the Principal of The Hunt Law Firm. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, he is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law and also holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tennessee State University. He was admitted to practice law in Tennessee in 1993, in Georgia in 1994 and in Mississippi in 2005. He practices in the areas of commercial litigation including...

West TN Delegate
Beth Stengel
Evans Petree, P.C.
1000 Ridgeway Loop, Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38120

For more than 20 years, Beth Stengel has represented a diverse mix of owners, contractors, suppliers, design professionals and sureties. She has counseled clients through various facets of the construction process, including entity formation; licensing and registration; certification as a minority, woman or disadvantaged business entity; identification and management of risks; claims...

West TN Delegate
Shea Wellford
Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston PC
6410 Poplar Ave, Ste 1000
Memphis, TN 38119