Meridian Law, PLLC

Meridian Law, PLLC

5.0
5 employees
7 years in business

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About Meridian Law:

Times have changed. Clients are tired of paying inflated rates for poor service. Meridian is not your typical law firm. Our business model is built around providing superior customer service and sound legal advice at a fair cost. We have removed anything that does not provide tangible benefit to our clients -- no lavish offices, no leveraged hierarchy, and no bloated overhead. When you use Meridian, you can expect to work with a seasoned attorney who will answer your calls and will use his or her experience and available technology to efficiently handle your legal matter. That's the Meridian way. 

About Tom Shumate:

Tom Shumate is the founder of Meridian Law, PLLC, which represents individuals and businesses across Tennessee in a variety of civil matters including business, contract, and employment litigation; disputes involving non-competition agreements and theft of trade secrets; insurance defense; personal injury and wrongful death actions; and probate cases.

Mr. Shumate graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University in 1995 and from Notre Dame Law School in 1998.  He has practiced in Nashville, Tennessee since that time.  In 2011 and 2013, Mr. Shumate was selected as a “Rising Star” by the Mid-South edition of Super Lawyers Magazine.  He has a perfect 10 rating from Avvo (www.avvo.com). He is a past member of the Editorial Boards of Law Practice Today webzine and Law Practice magazine, monthly publications of the Law Practice Section of the American Bar Association.  He is also a past Chair, and the incoming Chair, of the Law Office Technology and Management Section of the Tennessee Bar Association. Mr. Shumate has lectured to attorneys across the state and written on issues related to covenants not to compete, legal ethics, legal marketing, and technology.

Mr. Shumate is actively involved in the Nashville community and various Bar organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee, and has raised more than $140,000.00 for the agency over the past eight years through the annual “Lawyers for Littles” Bowl for Kids’ Sake event he co-founded. He is the Past-Chair of the Father Ryan Alumni Board and the School Board of Christ the King School. He currently serves on the Strategic Planning Committee of St. Matthew School in Franklin, Tennessee.

When not resolving his clients' matters as efficiently as possible, Mr. Shumate enjoys spending time with his wife and children, reading, running, and supporting Vanderbilt and Notre Dame athletics.

I enjoy partnering with my clients and learning more about their individual situations and businesses to determine how to meet their legal needs. 

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Nashville, TN 37212
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What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

We try to quickly  determine their legal needs and the most efficient way to achieve them given the unique needs of each client and matter.  


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Tom Shumate is the founder of Meridian Law, PLLC, which represents individuals and businesses across Tennessee in a variety of civil matters including business, contract, and employment litigation; disputes involving non-competition agreements and theft of trade secrets; insurance defense; personal injury and wrongful death actions; and probate cases.

Mr. Shumate graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University in 1995 and from Notre Dame Law School in 1998.  He has practiced in Nashville, Tennessee since that time.  In 2011 and 2013, Mr. Shumate was selected as a “Rising Star” by the Mid-South edition of Super Lawyers Magazine.  He has a perfect 10 rating from Avvo (www.avvo.com). He is a past member of the Editorial Boards of Law Practice Today webzine and Law Practice magazine, monthly publications of the Law Practice Section of the American Bar Association.  He is also a past Chair, and the incoming Chair, of the Law Office Technology and Management Section of the Tennessee Bar Association. Mr. Shumate has lectured to attorneys across the state and written on issues related to covenants not to compete, legal ethics, legal marketing, and technology.

Mr. Shumate is actively involved in the Nashville community and various Bar organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee, and has raised more than $140,000.00 for the agency over the past eight years through the annual “Lawyers for Littles” Bowl for Kids’ Sake event he co-founded. He is the Past-Chair of the Father Ryan Alumni Board and the School Board of Christ the King School. He currently serves on the Strategic Planning Committee of St. Matthew School in Franklin, Tennessee.

When not resolving his clients' matters as efficiently as possible, Mr. Shumate enjoys spending time with his wife and children, reading, running, and supporting Vanderbilt and Notre Dame athletics.