Nashville School of Law

Honorable Andra J. Hedrick


Nashville School of Law
4013 Armory Oaks Drive
Nashville, TN 37204

Andra is a full time probate lawyer with more than twenty-three years of experience. She and her co-authors, Jack Robinson, Sr. and Jeffrey Mobley, literally wrote the book on Tennessee probate law. Their three-volume legal treatise, Pritchard on Wills and Administration of Estates, is widely recognized by lawyers and judges as the leading secondary legal authority in the area of probate law across the state.

Firm, Company, or Court
Probate Court Judge

Indiana University, 1995

Juris Doctor
University of Memphis, 1998

Bar Admissions
Tennessee, 1998

Court Admissions (and Year)
Tennessee, 2000

Professional Memberships & Activities
American Bar Association; American College of Trust and Estates Counsel; Conservatorship Association of Tennessee; Davidson County Probate Court, serving on Special Task Force on Conservatorships and Guardianships; Estate Planning Council of Middle Tennessee; Lawyers Association for Women; Nashville Bar Association, serving on Estate Planning Committee and Probate Court Committee; Estate Planning Council of Middle Tennessee; Tennessee Bar Association, serving on Special Committee for Conservatorship Practice and Procedure, Probate Study Group; Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women

Accolades & Distinctions
Featured in “The Best Lawyers in America” for Trusts and Estate Law Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated in Trusts and Estates, General Practice and Wills and Probate

Significant Cases
Locke v. Estate of David Rose, No. M2012-02508-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App., June 30, 2014)
Locke v. Estate of Schlater, No.M2012-02504-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App., June 30, 2014)
Nichols v. Schubert, No. M2004-02507-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App., Dec. 28, 2005)

In the Media
Appeared as a guest on “Open Line” television program, to answer probate and estate planning questions.