Our Team

Lauren Kisner

Lauren started working with the firm in early 2020, and she is a welcomed addition to the team! Since receiving her law license in 2019, Lauren works diligently to help clients achieve the best outcome for their individual cases. Every day she navigates her clients through the multifaceted arena of civil litigation. Within our firm, her practice has an emphasis on worker’s compensation, personal injury, and motor vehicle accident.  

Prior to her employment with our firm, Lauren has experience working on complex legal matters at the Tennessee Department of Homeland Security and Safety, the District Attorney’s Office for the 20th Judicial District, and the United States Attorney’s Office of Middle Tennessee. Additionally, she worked as a legal writer for a private firm, which handled a wide range of cases including criminal and family law. As of May 2019, she is a proud graduate of Belmont College of Law, located in Nashville, Tennessee. Before law school, Lauren obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin, where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

In addition to her legal endeavors, Lauren spends her spare time either trail running with her dogs, Jack and Sally, or spending quality time with her fiancé, Dominic.


Ashanti Everson

Ashanti started with the firm in the winter of 2020. Ashanti holds a degree in Political Science/Pre-Law from Jackson State University and will be pursuing her Juris Doctorate in Nashville and plans on becoming an attorney. In her free time, she likes to travel and go for walks at the park.


Annette Hallberg

Annette started working with the firm in the Fall of 2019. She handles the paralegal work for all personal injury and motor vehicle accident cases. Before working as a paralegal, Annette attended Ohio State University, where she focused her studies in psychology and sociology. Her educational background allows her to more accurately analyze and understand the human component of her cases. In her spare time, she is an avid equestrian, and also enjoys hiking in state parks.


Maura Gonzalez

Maura started with the firm as a paralegal in the spring of 2020. Maura hold a degree in from the University of Jose Matias Delgado in El Salvador and Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies from the Lorain County College. She has worked with the legal department for TennCare and for an immigration attorney here in Nashville. In her free time, she enjoys, working out, cooking and spending time with her family.


Kathryn Lee

Kathryn started with firm as a paralegal in the Summer of 2011. Fun fact she used to be an avid equestrian. She is an extremely experienced and knowledgeful paralegal. In her free time Kathryn is an avid gardener, camper and enjoys spending time with her family.


Joelle Pepper

Joelle started with the firm in the Summer of 2018 as the in-house accountant and office manager. She holds a degree in business administration with a minor in accounting and a degree in Food Science and Nutrition through the University of Alabama. In her free time, she is an avid trail runner, enjoys running a meal prep business providing nutrition for others and spending time with her family.