Patti Garner received her undergraduate degree from South College, a small private college in Knoxville, Tennessee. Patti Garner received her law degree from the Nashville School of Law in 2007.
Patti Garner worked as a paralegal for approximately 10 years. During this time, she was completing her undergraduate degree and attending law school. Ms. Garner assisted with multiple murder cases, DUI defense, divorces, adoptions, setting aside a forged will and multiple personal injury cases.
Patti Garner began working as a family mediator in 2000 and has continued to do that since that time.
Since 2008, Patti Garner has dedicated much of her volunteer time to Home Safe in Sumner County. Previously, Ms. Garner has worked with Mock Trial Competition and Teen Court. Working with the youth of the Sumner County area is very important to Ms. Garner.
Patti Garner was a CASA volunteer for 8 years. She has worked with SafeSpace to achieve their goals by seeking pro-bono counsel on behalf of numerous victims of domestic violence. In 2006 - 2007, she also assisted with a Pro-Bono project in Sevier County that provides Pro-Bono Counsel to victims seeking Orders of Protection.