Creativity. Empathy. Support.

Serving Sumner County Since 2007

Patti B. Garner

Education

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.

Experience

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.

Volunteer Work

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.

"It's natural to feel anxious when starting the process. Remember: we're in this together."

Continuing Education

  • Divorce Practice

  • Mental Health Forum

  • Connecting for Children’s Justice

  • Attacking DUI Cases and the Breath Test

  • Termination of Parental Rights

  • Tennessee Association for Justice Annual Seminar

  • Mental Health Law

  • Proving Damages and Causation in the Automobile Case

  • Proving Damages and Causation in the Automobile Case

  • New Developments in Adoption Law in TN

  • Tennessee Civil Practice Trial College

  • Divorce Practice with Larry Rice & Friends

  • Upper Cumberland Family Law Seminar

  • Advanced Trial Skills: Masters of Cross-Examination

  • Divorce Practice with Larry Rice

  • Rule 31 Domestic Violence in Mediation Training

  • Rule 31 Family Mediation Training

  • Firm Foundation Training

Organizations and Memberships

Ms. Garner is a member of the Sumner County Bar Association.

Summary

Patti Garner has the dedication, knowledge, and resources to provide you with the zealous representation that you deserve.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Tennessee

Education

  • J.D. - Nashville School of Law, 2007

  • B.A. - South College - Knoxville, TN