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Front Page - Friday, August 16, 2019

New talent brings growth to Chambliss Law




Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel is expanding with the addition of four new team members to support the firm’s marketing and business development department, business practice, and litigation and risk management practice.

The new team members are Paige Bureau, Jim Exum, Katelyn Jackson and McKeehanon Rue.

“Our new team members bring rich experience from diverse backgrounds,” says Mike St. Charles, managing shareholder for Chambliss. “These talented individuals add depth to the firm’s resources and will enhance our client service.”

Bureau joins the firm’s marketing and business development team as a marketing and business development specialist. She will assist with sponsorship and event coordination, content development, social media, digital marketing and competitive intelligence.

Her background in public and media relations, corporate communications, health care and higher education will complement a team that works with over 60 attorneys in various practice areas.

Bureau is a member of the Southeast Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association and a member of the Public Relations Society of America Lookout Chapter. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s in public relations and minors in business administration and information sciences.

Exum joins the firm’s litigation and risk management practice groups with an emphasis on government and municipal litigation and domestic law.

Exum holds a Municipal Technical Advisory Service certification, serves as the administrative hearing officer for multiple local municipalities and represents a national police union working to protect the rights of first responders.

He serves on the board for the Building Owners and Managers Association and the Signal Mountain Youth Baseball Association and is a member of the Defense Research Institute and Brock-Cooper Inns of Court.

Exum graduated from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Jackson joins as a paralegal for the firm’s business practice group. She will assist the firm’s attorneys and clients with entity formations and dissolutions, stock redemptions, real estate transactions and property research.

Prior to Chambliss, she worked as a lease operations analyst, verifying clause language for commercial leasing. Jackson has experience in technical and creative writing and corporate bookkeeping. She holds a bachelor’s in English and a minor in business administration from the University of Tennessee.

Rue is a member of the firm’s business transactions practice group and focuses on health care compliance, nonprofit and tax-exempt entities, general business and corporate matters.

He is a member of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association and the Young Lawyers Division of the Chattanooga Bar Association.

Rue graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee College of Law and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s in business administration from Tennessee Wesleyan University.

Source: Chambliss Law