Leadership

Elder Law Leadership

Chair
Julia Price
Elder Law of East Tennessee
Julia@elderlawetn.com
903 N Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN 37917-6748

Julia Price is an attorney with Elder Law of East Tennessee, working closely with clients and families who are facing imminent care transitions and may be worried about how to find and pay for needed care. Because of her background in Medicaid and VA benefits, Ms. Price is especially well equipped to assess clients’ financial and care situation and determine how to obtain eligibility for...

Vice-Chair
Peter Harrison
Trailhead Estate Planning
peter@trailheadep.com
Facebook: @trailheadep
LinkedIn: peter-j-harrison
P.O. Box 242
Signal Mountain, TN 37377

I'm Peter, but most people know me as the guy who has the idea to solve a problem. I'm an estate planner and special needs/elder law attorney by trade, but I like to think of myself more as a trail guide. My practice brings together elder law and special needs practices with high net-worth estate planning. My full bio can be found at...

Immediate Past Chair
Jay Barry
J Barry Law Office
j.barry@elderlawofmidtn.com
115 N Castle Heights Ave, Suite 102
Lebanon, TN 37087

J Barry is in private practice in Lebanon, Tennessee, practicing elder law and estate planning for seniors and their children. In addition to graduating from the Pepperdine School of Law he also received a certification in Dispute Resolution from the University. The practice includes Life Care Planning and assisting with a holistic approach to help client with the right care at the rights time...

Middle TN Delegate
Barbara McGinnis
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law
bmcginnis@tn-elderlaw.com
P.O. Box 364
Hendersonville, TN 37077-0364

Attorney Barbara Boone McGinnis is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as a Certified Elder Law Attorney and by the State of Tennessee as an Elder Law Specialist. She provides legal expertise on a wide range of client issues with a focus on Medicaid appeals, Veterans benefits, and probate matters. She is a VA-accredited attorney.

Before receiving her license to practice law...

West TN Delegate
Pam Wright
The Wright Law Firm, PLLC
pamwri2@gmail.com
Twitter: @tncela
Facebook: wrightlawtn/
LinkedIn: pam-wright-08a13225
PO Box 11692
Jackson, TN 38308-0128

Pam Wright is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and owner of The Wright Law Firm PLLC in Jackson. She is a member and past chair of the Elder Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association and a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She has been listed as a MidSouth Super Lawyers® in Elder Law and a Best Attorney® in Tennessee. Pam received the prestigious Jane Kennedy Excellence...

East TN Delegate
Amelia Crotwell
Elder Law of East Tennessee, PLLC
amelia@elderlawetn.com
903 N. Hall of Fame Dr
Knoxville, TN 37917

Amelia Crotwell earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee in 1990, studying English and Creative Writing. After several years of environmental consulting, she obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence, summa cum laude, from the University of Tennessee, College of Law in 1997. While in law school, she loved the Legal Clinic, where she first had the...

East TN Delegate
Glen Kyle
Franklin & Kyle Elder Law, LLC
glenakyle@gmail.com
4931 Homberg Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919

Glen A. Kyle is an attorney in the Knoxville law office of Franklin & Kyle Elder Law, LLC. Glen practices in the area of elder law, which includes life care planning, Medicaid benefit planning, estate planning, conservatorships, and probate and trust administration. He has conducted presentations on elder law topics to attorneys, financial professionals, and civic organizations. Glen is...

Middle TN Delegate
Hank Fincher
Henry D. Fincher, Attorney at Law
henry@henryfincherlaw.com
Facebook: Henry Fincher Attorney at Law
305 E. Spring Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Mr. Fincher is a Certified Civil Trial Specialist, a Certified Family Law Specialist and a Certified Elder Law Attorney recognized by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the National Elder Law Foundation. A former judge, former State Representative and graduate of Harvard Law School, he has helped people with their legal problems for over 20 years. He has been selected as one of the...

Middle TN Delegate
Katie Moss
Division of TennCare, Office of General Counsel
katieevansmoss@yahoo.com
121 Stream Valley Blvd
Franklin, TN 37064

Katie Evans Moss is an attorney in the Office of General Counsel for TennCare. Prior to joining OGC in 2015, she was an attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee for 7 years focusing on health, benefits, elder law and children’s issues. While at Legal Aid, she was involved in significant federal litigation with the aim of keeping individuals with disabilities in their homes and...

Middle TN Delegate
John Toy
Parker, Toy & Associates, PLLC
jr.law1177@outlook.com
5445 Preakness Court
Christiana, TN 37037

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Asset Preservation
  • Wills
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2012

Education

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West TN Delegate
Virginia Griffee
Law Office of Virginia W. Griffee
Vgriffee@griffeelaw.com
LinkedIn: yes
4646 Poplar Ave Ste 409
Memphis, TN 38117

Virginia W. Griffee, licensed since 1983, is an attorney in solo practice in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. She serves clients in West Tennessee from an office conveniently located in the Poplar/Perkins Building in Memphis, and she represents clients from other states who need her services in Tennessee. She helps her clients protect themselves, their families and their assets through her...

West TN Delegate
King Self
Apperson Crump PLC
kself@appersoncrump.com
6070 Poplar Ave., Suite 600
Memphis, TN 38119

Attorney with the Memphis, Tennessee, law firm Apperson Crump PLC. His primary fields of practice are Elder Law and estate planning, particularly special needs planning for persons with disabilities.

Mr. Self received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and his law degree from Tulane University. He is Certified as an Elder Law Specialist (CELA) through the National...

West TN Delegate
Cynthia Tobin
Williams McDaniel, PLLC
ctobin@williamsmcdaniel.com
717 S. White Station Road, Suite 1
Memphis, TN 38117

Cynthia J. Tobin is a partner and Certified Estate Planning Professional at Williams McDaniel, PLLC, in Memphis, Tennessee. There are approximately 25 Certified Estate Planning Professionals in the state of Tennessee and Williams McDaniel houses 5 of them, including Cindy. She has been with the McDaniel group for 21 years. Cindy concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, trust...

Staff Coordinator
Jarod Word
Tennessee Bar Association
jword@tnbar.org
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Jarod Word is a Sections, Committees and CLE Coordinator at the Tennessee Bar Association. In that position, works with a number of the TBA's 32 sections and 16 committees, facilitating meetings, assisting with newsletters and ensuring they operate smoothly.

Prior to joining TBA, Jarod served as Project Coordinator for Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. While at...