Faculty Profile: Lauren Kaywood

Lauren KaywoodPinnacle Financial Partners
Previous Courses Taught (2)
  • Transactional Practice 2016 (Knoxville)
  • The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today‚Äôs Attorney [Chattanooga]

Lauren Sherrell earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee School of Law, with a concentration in business transactions.  She holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. 

Ms. Sherrell currently sits on the board of the South East Tennessee Lawyer's Association for Women.  She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the Chattanooga Bar Association, and the Young Lawyer's Division of the Chattanooga Bar Association.

A native of Chattanooga, Ms. Sherrell focuses her practice in estate law, along with general real estate and business matters.  She has a deep commitment and interest in counseling clients in a variety of inheritance issues.  She enjoys helping families and individuals effectively manage their assets and pass their wealth to children as efficiently as possible.  Ms. Sherrell's business background is a particular advantage with regard to advising clients in financial matters. 

Ms. Sherrell stresses the importance of estate planning for anyone with dependents. A provision naming a guardian is particularly important for individuals with minor children.  Ms. Sherrell takes pride in listening carefully to her clients' particular needs and circumstances-family, financial, and otherwise-in order to create an estate plan that is customized specifically for them.