Nashville School of Law

Phil Newman

(615) 790-2444

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

Mr. Newman is a trial lawyer who primarily practices family law. Over the course of a 27-year legal career, he has represented a multitude of clients in high asset, complicated divorce cases and in contested cases involving alimony, child custody, and the calculation of child support. Phil has represented clients in a wide variety of contested post-divorce proceedings, including parenting plan modifications and changes in child custody, parental relocations, child support modification, and appellate work. Phil has represented clients in juvenile court proceedings.


  • University of Tennessee (Juris Doctorate, 1993)
  • University of Tennessee (B.S., 1988)
  • Brentwood High School

Domestic Trial Practice

Honors & Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators
  • Tennessee Bar Association Fellow
  • John Marshall American Inns of Court
  • Past Board President, Children’s House of Nashville Montessori School
  • Finance Committee Member, St. Patrick Catholic Church
  • Past Board Member, Nashville Shakespeare Festival
  • Past Board President, 21st Judicial District Recovery Court
  • Past Co-Chair, 21st Judicial District Recovery Court Community Breakfast