Law Office Of Samantha Parris

Attorney Profile

Professional Memberships

Knoxville Bar Association

Continuing Legal Education Committee Co-Chair, 2019-Present

Barristers President, 2017

Board of Governors, 2016-2018

Tennessee Bar Association

Solo-Small Firm Practitioners Chair, 2020-2021  

Leadership Law Program Class (TBALL), 2017

Young Lawyers’ Division Board Member, 2017

Fountain City Business & Professional Association Board, 2016-2020

Society of Financial Service Professionals President, 2015-2016

East Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women Historian, 2011-2012

Knoxville Estate Planning Council


Avoiding Problems in Conservatorships, 2022

When a Simple Will Isn’t So Simple, Tennessee Bar Association, 2019

Overview of Estate Law, Knoxville Professional Women’s Networking Group, 2018

Uncommon Solutions  – Alternatives to Common Form Probate, Society of Financial Service Professionals, 2015

Hall Income Tax Hot Topic, Knoxville Estate Planning Council, 2015

Wills and Probate, Knoxville Bar Association, 2015

Considerations for Collecting the Assets, Preparing the Inventory, and Handling Claims Against the Estate / Being Thorough to Close the Estate Without a Hitch, at Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is Important, National Business Institute, 2015

Administering the Estate Effectively / Determining if Spouse’s Elective Share is a Reasonable Option, at The Probate Process from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2013

Probate Practice for Tennessee Attorneys: From the Basics to Tips and Tricks, Tennessee Bar Association Court Square Series, 2013

Member of the Winning Team of Ethics Bowl Knoxville Bar Association Ethics Bowl VII, 2013

The Incorporation Process, Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2012

Multi-Year Presenter on Estate and Probate Law Knoxville Bar Association Law Talk Seminars

Speaker at numerous lectures to community groups on the topics of wills, probate, trusts, conservatorships, and powers of attorney


Conservatorships: Anticipate and Avoid Problems, (DICTA Knoxville Bar Association, 2021)

What Taxes Have to be Paid When Someone Dies, (Knoxville Bar Association Website, 2016)

Online Wills – A Risky Choice, (The Knoxville Bar Association and Lawyer Referral & Information Service Community E-newsletter, 2015)

Where There’s a ‘Simple’ Will, There’s a Way, (DICTA Knoxville Bar Association, 2015)

Uncommon Solutions – Alternatives to Common Form Probate, (DICTA Knoxville Bar Association, 2012)

What is Elder Law? (The Knoxville Bar Association and Lawyer Referral & Information Service Community E-newsletter, 2010)

Bar Admissions

State of Tennessee

United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting Major), University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Summa Cum Laude

Juris Doctorate, University of Tennessee at Knoxville College of Law