Real Estate Law Leadership

Immediate Past Chair
David Wicker
Stites & Harbison, PLLC
401 Commerce Street, Suite 800
Nashville, TN 37219

David Wicker’s practice includes all aspects pertaining to the development, acquisition, sale, and financing of commercial real estate. From obtaining financing and acquiring the raw land to the project's development, lease-up and ultimate disposition, he represents owners, developers, lenders, and other participants in a wide array of real estate transactions. His practice also regularly...

Jim Lenschau
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
6070 Poplar Avenue
Suite 300
Memphis, TN 38119

James G. M. Lenschau is a Partner in the Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs Memphis office. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis and his Juris Doctorate degree from the Southern Methodist University School of Law, where he was the editor-in-chief of the Computer Law Review and Technology Journal. He has also completed post-graduate programs in...

East TN Delegate
Valerie Webb
Webb Sanders PLLC
125 W Hester Rd
Cottontown, TN 37048

Valerie Webb, a native of White House, Tennessee, is a member of Webb Sanders PLLC.  Valerie advises clients regarding commercial and residential real estate matters, general business matters, and matters concerning wills and estates.  Valerie represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate, including development, acquisition, sales, leasing and financing.  Valerie...

Immediate Past Chair
Joe Kirkland
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5860 Ridgeway Center Parkway Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38120

Joe is currently an attorney and Senior Underwriting Counsel at CloseTrak LLC; For fifteen (15) years Joe was a partner in the Memphis law firm of Kirkland, Rothman-Branning & Associates, PLLC, where his primary area of practice was real estate, including residential and commercial real estate closings and title work.  Mr. Kirkland is a former underwriting counsel for...

East TN Delegate
Ryan McNally
Croley, Davidson & Huie PLLC
800 S Gay St # 1700
Knoxville, TN 37929-9271
Middle TN Delegate
Courtney Hollins
Dickinson Wright PLLC
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424 Church St. Ste 800
Nashville, TN 37219

N. Courtney Hollins represents buyers, sellers, developers, landlords, tenants, lenders and borrowers in corporate, LLC and other entity formation and structuring, and commercial real estate development, acquisition, disposition, construction, leasing and finance transactions, workouts and restructurings.

Jay Moneyhun
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
900 South Gay St. STE 1700
Knoxville, TN 37902-1859
West TN Delegate
Cathy Frost
Hornsby Law Firm PC
PO Box 477
Bolivar, TN 38008
Staff Coordinator
Jarod Word
Tennessee Bar Association
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...