Faculty Profile: Chancellor Anne Martin

Chancellor Anne MartinDavidson County Chancery Court
Previous Courses Taught (8)
  • Raising the Bar: Recognizing Resiliency During Times of Change
  • LGBT Law 2018: Employment Discrimination
  • LGBT Law Annual Forum 2018
  • Local Government Forum 2018
  • LGBT: Employment Law and Healthcare
  • LGBT Law Annual Forum 2015: The Post Tanco World
  • Restaurant CLE: Labor and Employment
  • Restaurant CLE: Serving up Success at the Corner of Law and Food

Anne C. Martin is judge of Part II of the Chancery Court of Davidson County, Tennessee.  Effective November 1, 2019, the Tennessee Supreme Court appointed Chancellor Martin as the Business Court Docket judge for the State of Tennessee.


Chancellor Martin earned a B.A. from Smith College in 1989 and her J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1992. She began her practice with the law firm of Dodson, Parker & Behm, P.C. and practiced there for 12 years. In 2004 she joined the law firm of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC where she concentrated her practice in the areas of commercial litigation and employment law. She represented both employers and employees of many different companies, as well as individuals with a diverse array of business problems. As a lawyer, Chancellor Martin was AV rated and frequently recognized by the Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers organizations for her work in the area of labor and employment. Chancellor Martin is currently a member and director in the American College of Business Court Judges. 


Chancellor Martin has been an active participant, board member and officer of many Nashville non-profits and bar associations over the years. She loves the law and attributes her love for the profession to the excellent legal mentorship she received as a young lawyer. She enjoys being able to share the skills she learned from her mentors with aspiring students. To this end, Chancellor Martin was an Adjunct Professor at Belmont University College of Law where she taught a course in client counseling. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Nashville School of Law teaching sales and secured transaction courses.