Nashville School of Law

Lisa Helton

Rigorous Writing Coordinator
(615) 742-4525

150 3rd Avenue South
Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37201

Lisa Helton’s practice areas include estate and trust litigation, appellate practice, general and commercial litigation, landlord/tenant law, representation of homeowners associations, homeowners association disputes, and IRS tax litigation and controversy. Lisa was recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville for both Trust and Estate Litigation and Tax Litigation and Controversy. In addition to her law practice, Lisa serves as Professor of Rigorous Writing Exercise at Nashville School of Law.

Firm, Company, or Court
Sherrard Roe Voigt Harbison

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, summa cum laude

Juris Doctor
University of Tennessee College of Law, magna cum laude,2004

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Honors & Publications

  • 2023 Lawyer of the Year in Nashville by The Best Lawyers In America for both Litigation and Controversy-Tax and Litigation-Trusts and Estates
  • Unearthing the Dead: Protocol, Process, and Reverence, Nashville Bar Journal, 2021 (author)
  • Nashville Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Attorney for Justice Tennessee Supreme Court Pro Bono Service Award 2022
  • The Best Lawyers In America 2019-Present (Litigation and Controversy-Tax; Litigation-Trusts and Estates)
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers 2012-Present (Estate and Trust Litigation) (“Mid-South Rising Star”)
  • Selected for inclusion in the Young Leaders Council 2017 Spring Class
  • Selected for inclusion in the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class of 2016
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates: Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40 in the State of Tennessee for 2013-2016
  • TBA Young Lawyers Division “Star of the Quarter” 2015
  • Selected as a Woman of Outstanding Leadership by the International Women’s Leadership Association 2015
  • Nashville Post Law Leaders Rising 2012