Member

Lauren Paxton Roberts

Lauren is a Member in the firm's Nashville office where she concentrates her practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation, with a focus on financial services and professional malpractice. She is a member of the Business Litigation, the Torts & Insurance Practice and the Construction Service Groups.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Trying the Winning Foreclosure Case

Presenter, Rossdale CLE, June 18, 2014

Wrongful Foreclosure: Acting Offensively May Short-Circuit the Need for a Defense

Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Tennessee
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Virginia
Firm Leadership

Office of General Counsel

SWIFT (Stites Women Investing in Our Future Together) Committee, Chair Elect (2015)

Nashville Office Recruiting Committee, Member

Memberships
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
Lawyers Association for Women - Nashville
Tennessee John Marshall American Inn of Court
Community Involvement

Nashville Chapter of Washington and Lee University Alumni Association, Board Member

Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Division, Board Member

Alive Hospice, Volunteer

Young Leaders Council, Class 53

Junior League of Nashville

Education
Reported and Representative Cases
  • Chapman v. Bank of America, N.A., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 133590 (M.D. Tenn., Sept. 17, 2012)
  • Donaldson v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P., 813 F.Supp. 2d 885 (M.D. Tenn., March 2, 2012)
  • Williams. v. Bank of America, N.A., 2012 Tenn. App. LEXIS 733 (Tenn. Ct. App., Oct. 12, 2012)
  • Allen v. McPhee, 240 S.W.3d 803 (Tenn. 2007) (on Brief)
  • Walker v. Louisville Ladder, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9917 (E.D. Tenn., Feb. 9, 2009)
  • Rennell v. Through the Green, Inc., 2009 Tenn. App. LEXIS 525 (Tenn. Ct. App., July 31, 2009)
  • Gilley v. Gilley, 2010 Tenn. App. LEXIS 32 (Tenn. Ct. App., Jan. 20, 2010)
More Than Stites & Harbison

Lauren joined the firm after clerking for Judge Herbert C. Gill, Jr., of the Twelfth Circuit of Virginia, 2005 to 2006. Outside of the firm, Lauren serves as the President-Elect for the Nashville Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division, and is a Board Member for the Nashville Chapter of the Washington & Lee University Alumni Association. Lauren was previously a board member for the Nashville Pro Bono Program, and served as an intern on the board of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. She is a member of the Belmont Inn of Court and serves on the Mentoring Committee for the Lawyers Association for Women (LAW).

Lauren is married, with two young daughters. She is an avid runner, currently trying to get back into running half-marathons.

Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Mid-South Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2014-18)

Testimonials

. . . smart, capable lawyer . . .

- Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review (2012)

. . . attorney of the highest capability and ethical standards.

- Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review (2012)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The 2016 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers recently honored nine Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys. Three attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers list and six were named to the Rising Stars list. The...
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Stites & Harbison promotes 15 attorneys in 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that 15 attorneys have been promoted within the law firm. Thirteen have been elected to membership and two have been elected to Counsel, effective January 2015. The...
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Articles

Wrongful Foreclosure: Acting Offensively May Short-Circuit the Need for a Defense

In recent years, lenders have been forced to defend a record number of so-called “wrongful foreclosure” lawsuits. However, several Tennessee court rulings issued this year indicate that if lenders act quickly and offensively, they...
by Lauren Paxton Roberts and J. Matthew Kroplin May 05, 2014