Nashville School of Law

Honorable Patricia H. Moskal


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

Chancellor Moskal was appointed in 2019 as Chancellor, Chancery Court Part I, 20th Judicial District, Davidson County. She ran for election in 2020 to finish a 2-year unexpired term, and in 2022, she ran for a full 8-year term. Chancellor Moskal teaches Dispositive Motions at the Nashville School of Law.

Firm, Company, or Court

  • Chancellor, 20th Judicial District

Juris Doctor

  • University of Tennessee College of Law
  • Graduated with highest honors, Order of the Coif, John W. Green Scholar


  • Indiana University–Bloomington, Bachelor of Arts

Prior Employment

  • Litigation Attorney – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, formerly Boult Cummings Conners & Berry, PC

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • National Association of Women Judges
  • Harry Phillips American Inn of Court
  • Lawyers’ Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter – Member and Past President
  • Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women – Member, Former Board Member
  • Tennessee Business Court Docket Advisory Commission – Former Member and Chair
  • Nashville Bar Association – Member, Former Board Member, and First Vice President
  • Nashville Bar Foundation – Board of Trustees Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association – Member
  • American Bar Association – Member

Honors and Recognitions

  • Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey Award Recipient, 2018, Lawyers’ Association for Women
  • “Appellate Lawyer of the Year, Nashville,” 2017 by Best Lawyers in America
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation Controversy-Tax, and Tax Law
  • Named “Top 250 Women in Litigation in America” and “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation
  • Named “Appellate Star” by Benchmark Appellate
  • AV Preeminent Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, by Martindale-Hubbell
  • “Best of the Bar” by Nashville Business Journal
  • “Women of Influence Awards, Trailblazer Category,” Finalist 2013, Nashville Business Journal
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers for Appellate, Top 50 Women, Top 50 Nashville, Top 100 Tennessee
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation, Tennessee Bar Foundation, and Nashville Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America