Faculty Profile: Chancellor Ellen Lyle

Chancellor Ellen Lyle20th Judicial District Chancery Court
Previous Courses Taught (6)
  • Litigation Law Forum 2021
  • Our 9-Month Journey Conducting Zoom Trials During the Pandemic
  • Construction Law Forum 2021
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Business Court Pilot Project
  • Litigation 2010: Injunctive Relief
  • Litigation 2010: What You Need to Know

Chancellor Lyle has served for 19 years as a chancellor in Davidson County.  Prior to that she was a partner in the Nashville law firm of Trabue, Sturdivant & DeWitt, and an associate attorney with Fulbright & Jaworski in Houston, Texas.  Chancellor Lyle graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville where she served on the Tennessee Law Review, Moot Court Board, and was an Officer of the Student Bar Association.  She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, a Harpeth Hall School graduate, and a fifth generation Nashvillian.