Our attorneys provide valuable support to clients involved in landlord/tenant matters by offering legal expertise and guidance to navigate the complexities of real estate law. Here are several ways in which we can assist you with landlord/tenant matters:

  • Lease Agreement Review: we review agreements to ensure terms are fair and legally sound, protecting the interests of both landlords and tenants while minimizing potential disputes.
  • Eviction Proceedings: guide landlords through the eviction process, ensuring compliance with relevant state and local laws, and representing landlords in court if necessary. For tenants, we offer legal defense against wrongful eviction and advocate for their rights.
  • Security Deposit Disputes: assist in resolving disputes over security deposit deductions, ensuring compliance with applicable laws governing the return of security deposits to tenants.
  • Rental Property Compliance: help landlords navigate legal requirements regarding habitability standards, property maintenance, and regulatory compliance, minimizing the risk of legal challenges from tenants.
  • Lease Termination: guidance on the termination of leases, including early termination, lease renewal, and legal grounds for termination, assisting both landlords and tenants in understanding their rights and obligations.
  • Rent Control and Regulations: advise both landlords and tenants on rent control ordinances, fair housing laws, and other regulations governing rental properties, ensuring compliance and resolving related disputes.
  • Dispute Resolution: facilitate negotiation and mediation to resolve conflicts between landlords and tenants, aiming to reach mutually acceptable agreements and avoid costly litigation when possible.
  • Legal Representation: In cases where disputes escalate to litigation, we provide legal representation in court, advocating for your interests and pursuing favorable outcomes through strategic legal argumentation.


Kevin Bernstein
Kevin D. Bernstein
Managing Member, Memphis Office and Little Rock Office
Rafael Camacho
Associate, Chattanooga Office
Andrew Firkins
Andrew N. Firkins
Associate, Knoxville Office
Richard Spicer
Richard E. Spicer
Member, Nashville Office
Nicholas Stevens
Nicholas C. Stevens
Member, Chattanooga Office
Robert Uhorchuk
Robert J. Uhorchuk
Member, Chattanooga Office
Clint Woodfin
Clint J. Woodfin
Member, Knoxville Office