HON. DAVID RANDY KENNEDY
Former managing attorney, currently serving as Davidson County Seventh Circuit Probate Judge
Judge Kennedy became licensed to practice law in 1977, and was appointed by Governor Phil Bredesen as the Davidson County Seventh Circuit Probate Judge in November of 2003. A lifelong resident of Nashville, Judge Kennedy started his law practice in the Music City suburban community of Hermitage more than 28 years ago. Education: Donelson High School, 1968, Middle Tennessee State University, B.S. Business Administration, 1972, Nashville School of Law, 1977 Doctor of Jurisprudence. Memberships: Judge Kennedy is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Tennessee Bar Association (TBA), Nashville Bar Foundation, Past Chairman General Practice Section, TBA, Past President and current member of the Donelson/Hermitage Chamber of Commerce, President's Advisory Council for MTSU, Former member of the Charter Revision Commission, Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County, former member of Metropolitan Council representing 13th District. Judge Kennedy is married to Debbie Kennedy and is the father of two children, the eldest of which, David Kennedy, Jr. is an attorney with Kennedy & Brown.
JOHN P. JACK BROWN
A lifelong resident of Nashville, Jack was licensed to practice law in 1993. He is admitted to practice before all Tennessee State and Federal trial courts. He has been in the private practice of law with the office of Kennedy & Brown, located in Hermitage, Tennessee since his admission to the Bar. Education: Montgomery Bell Academy, 1985. Southern Methodist University, 1989, B.A. in political science, Memphis State University School of Law, 1993 Juris Doctor. Practice Areas: Jack's general practice of law focuses upon civil and criminal litigation and includes personal injury litigation, workers compensation, family law, wills and estates. Memberships: Jack is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association. Jack was a charter member and past president of the Hermitage-Old Hickory Lions Club, and is currently a member of the Donelson Lions Club and the Donelson Hermitage Chamber of Commerce. Jack currently serves as Davidson County Democratic Executive Committeeman for the 25th Councilmanic District, and is regional co-chair for Region V. Jack is also a member and attorney for the Whites Creek Community Club. He married Attorney Cindy Chappell in September, 1996, and is the father of one child, Jackson.
DAVID KENNEDY, JR.
David became licensed to practice law in 1996 and is admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Tennessee. A lifelong resident of Nashville, David started his law practice with his father Randy Kennedy and his associate Jack Brown that same year at their Hermitage office. Education: Father Ryan High School, 1987, Kentucky Wesleyan College, B.A. English, 1992, University of Tennessee School of Law, 1996, Doctor of Jurisprudence. Practice Areas:David's general practice focuses on civil and criminal litigation and includes personal injury litigation, workers compensation, family law, wills and estates, and collections. Memberships: David is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Member of Leadership Donelson/Hermitage, Class of 2001, Member of the Knights of Columbus. David is married to Rachel Kennedy and is the father of three children, Camille, Evie, and Sam.
RHETT C. CHANDLER
Rhett became licensed to practice law in 2008, and is admitted to practice before all Tennessee State trial courts. Rhett joined the law firm of Kennedy and Brown, PLLC, in 2009. Rhett’s general practice focuses on criminal and civil litigation and includes: automobile accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, divorce, child custody, wills and estates, and workers’ compensation. Education: Central Arkansas Christian, 1994; Harding University, B.A. Business Administration, 1998; Nashville School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2008. Memberships: Rhett is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and American Bar Association. Rhett is married to Marisa Chandler and they have three children, Keely, Griggs and Caden.