S. Chase Fann

S. Chase Fann

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
S. Chase Fann joined the firm in 2018.  Mr. Fann is a Murfreesboro native and a 2011 graduate of Oakland High School who is excited to return to his hometown to work with Waldron Fann & Parsley. 

Mr. Fann joins the firm after graduating law school magna cum laude from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at The University of Memphis.  Mr. Fann excelled in various aspects of law school, including earning the CALI Award for the Top Grade in 9 courses, receiving honors in multiple moot court competitions, working with the Academic Success Program, and serving on the Editorial Board for The University of Memphis Law Review.  He also garnered experience while in law school by clerking for Judge Julia S. Gibbons of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge John T. Fowlkes of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, and working with the Office of the District Attorney General in Davidson County.  Mr. Fann uses his background and law school successes to advocate for his clients in both the state and federal trial and appellate courts in criminal defense, civil rights, personal injury, sports & entertainment, and workers' compensation cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Appeals
  • Civil Rights
  • Contract Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Workers Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2019
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2019
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2019


  • University of Memphis School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2018
    • Law Review: The University of Memphis Law Review, Notes Editor
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2015

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Award for the Top Grade in the Class in: Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, Negotiation & Mediation, Conflict of Laws, Remedies, Discovery, Secured Transactions, Sales, and Civil Procedure
  • Staff Editor of the Year, Vol. 47, The University of Memphis Law Review
  • Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Legal Methods II: Best Brief & Best Oral Advocate
  • Runner-Up Best Oral Advocate & Runner-Up Best Brief, Advanced Moot Court Competition

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Judge John T. Fowlkes, Jr. United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, Extern
  • Davidson County District Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Circuit Court Intern
  • Judge Julia S. Gibbons, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Intern