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Meredith Weaver

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BIOGRAPHY

Meredith grew up in Springfield, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville. She attended Auburn University where she majored in Communications and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2001. She then attended law school at the University of Tennessee and graduated Cum Laude in 2004. She has since worked for fourteen years for a large southeastern insurance defense firm, mostly in Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law.  She has tried numerous cases in Tennessee and argued multiple appeals.  She has been voted by her peers as one of the best Workers’ Compensation lawyers for The Best Lawyers in America Award for both 2018 and 2019.

Meredith is an avid reader and is extremely active with the Church Street United Methodist Church. She is also involved with the PTSO at Bearden Elementary School and has recently taken up an interest in weight training. She and her husband Kent have three beautiful children.

 

EDUCATION:
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Honors: cum laude
  • Auburn University
  • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Major: Communications
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS:
  • Of Counsel
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • East Tennessee Legal Association for Women
HONORS:
  • One of the best Workers’ Compensation lawyers for The Best Lawyers in America Award, 2018 – 2019
PRO-BONO ACTIVITIES:
  • Board of Casa of East Tennessee
  • Church Street United Methodist Church Preschool
  • PTSO at Bearden Elementary School
PRACTICE AREAS:
  • Workers’ Compensation Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Civil Mediation