Faculty Profile: Lauren Sherrell

Lauren SherrellPinnacle Financial Partners801 Broad St Chattanooga, TN 37402 Work Phone: (423) 756-7878Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (2)
  • Transactional Practice 2016 (Knoxville)
  • The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today’s 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.