Faculty Profile: Travenia Holden

Travenia HoldenHolden Law Office
Previous Courses Taught (16)
  • Elder Law Forum 2021
  • Special Needs Trusts: Qualified Disability Trusts and Tax Advantages
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Elder Law: TennCare Panel
  • Elder Law Forum 2016
  • Elder Law: Using Pooled Trusts in Your Practice
  • Elder Law: Crafting the Robust Elder Law Financial POA and Ethics
  • Elder Law Forum 2014 (Day 2 - Advanced)
  • General Practice: Elder Law Client and Their Capacity
  • Elder Law: Estate Recovery After Tanner
  • Elder Law: What’s New in CHOICES Program
  • Elder Law: Medicaid Basics and Beyond in Tennessee
  • Problems in Common Medicaid Planning Strategies
  • General Practice Bootcamp 2012 - Nashville
  • Elder Law Forum 2012
  • Elder Law Forum 2011


  • Howard University, Washington, D.C. Bachelor of Arts
  • North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina, Juris Doctorate

Bar Admissions:

  • Supreme Court of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle Division
  • United States District Court, Eastern Division
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Published Opinions/Articles:

  • State of Tennessee v. Kenneth Daron1999 Tenn. App. LEXIS 759
  • Co-authored chapters on Elder Law, Guardianships and Conservatorships in the Tennessee Practice Series

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, 15th Judicial Bar Association
  • Member, Solo/Small Business Division of Lawyer's Association for Women
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member, Nashville Bar Association
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Association
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association2011 Chair-Elect, Elder Law Section, Tennessee Bar Association