Alaina M. Tolbert

Associate, Knoxville Office


Tennessee, 2018


University of Tennessee College of Law, (J.D., 2018); Bryan College (B.A., 2011)

Practice Privileges

Tennessee Supreme Court; Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts; United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee


Knoxville Bar Association; Tennessee Bar Association

Alaina is an associate with Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC. Born on Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas, Alaina spent most of her childhood living in different states in the Southeast. By age 10, her family had moved 11 times. Alaina was homeschooled and attended Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee where she majored in English Literature and spent a semester studying in Italy. Before transitioning to law, her work was in service industries. She has experience in the restaurant business, retail, theater business, and banking.

It was her passion for serving the community and helping people that inspired her to attend law school. In 2015, Alaina began attending the University of Tennessee College of Law. While a student, Alaina discovered a passion for litigation and pursued a concentration in Advocacy and Dispute Resolution. She was involved in many student organizations, studied law in Cambridge, England, and was a captain of the UT National Trial Team. In 2017, Alaina received the Tennessee Attorney General Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.

After law school, Alaina clerked for both the Honorable Cynthia Richardson Wyrick, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee and the Honorable R. Leon Jordan, Senior United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee. At Spicer Rudstrom, Alaina focuses her practice on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Rights Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate and Business Litigation, Insurance Defense Litigation, and Subrogation. Alaina is admitted to practice in Tennessee and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. She is a member of both the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.

In her free time, Alaina volunteers at the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley. She also enjoys traveling, cross stitching, watching horror movies, and spending time with her husband and 3 cats.