Leadership

Creditors Practice Leadership

Chair
Nathan Lybarger
Law Office Hall & Associates
nathan@hall.associates
223 Madison Street, Suite 212
Madison, TN 37115
 
Immediate Past Chair
Charlotte Rhodes
Attorney at Law
crhodes1001@gmail.com
1275 Habersham Way
Franklin, TN 37067

Charlotte was born in Union City, Tennessee and attended the University of Tennessee at Martin before transferring to David Lipscomb University where she received her BA in Accounting.  She then attended law school at Nashville School of Law where she graduated and received her JD in 2002.  

Since receiving her license to practice law in 2002, Charlotte has practiced in...

East TN Delegate
Nathan Horton
Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC
Nhorton@portfoliorecovery.com
120 Corporate Blvd East
Norfolk, VA 23502

Nathan Horton is an attorney with Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, primarily representing the company with litigation and retail collections. Licensed since 2006, his office is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Horton received a JD in 2006 at the University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio. In 2002 he received a BS in Logistics at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee. Mr....

East TN Delegate
Charles Waller
Lipsey, Morrison, Waller & Lipsey, P.C.
cwaller@lmwl.law
1430 Island Home Ave
Knoxville, TN 37920
 
Middle TN Delegate
John Cheadle
Cheadle Law
jcheadle@cheadlelaw.com
2404 Crestmoor Road
Nashville, TN 372152006

John R. Cheadle, Jr. graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a BA in 1975 and earned his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee in 1978. He is AV-Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell's peer evaluation service and...

Middle TN Delegate
Dudley Cheadle
Cheadle Law
dcheadle@cheadlelaw.com
2404 Crestmoor Road
Nashville, TN 37215

Dudley A. Cheadle was born in Franklin, Tennessee in 1967. Mr. Cheadle graduated from Belmont University in 1993 and received his Juris Doctor from Nashville School of Law in 2004. Mr. Cheadle practices extensively in creditor representation.

Middle TN Delegate
Dan Puryear
Puryear Law Group
dpuryear@puryearlawgroup.com
104 Woodmont Blvd, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37205
Certified as a Specialist in Creditors' Rights by the American Board of Certification, Mr. Puryear represents clients in State and Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts. He practices in the areas of commercial litigation, commercial collections, judgment recovery, creditors' rights in bankruptcy, and construction and surety litigation. Mr. Puryear has been named to the Nashville Business...
Middle TN Delegate
Bill Shick
Attorney At Law
rwshicklaw@gmail.com
P.O. Box 160733
Nashville, TN 37216

He is a graduate of Southwestern University School of Law, in Los Angeles. He also received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and a Master of Arts from California State University, Los Angeles. He is a member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for Middle and West Tennessee.

Staff Coordinator
Chelsea Bennett
Tennessee Bar Association
cbennett@tnbar.org
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...

West TN Delegate
David Mendelson
Mendelson Law Firm
dm@mendelsonfirm.com
PO Box 17235
Memphis, TN 38187