Work Experience

10-2004 to Present: RHONDA R. CRABTREE, Ashland City, Tennessee

Sole Practice Attorney

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Law
  • Personal Injury

7-2002 to 12-2004: CENTERSTONE, Dickson, Tennessee

Crisis Response Technician

  • Evaluate persons in crisis situations
  • Preauthorize insurance
  • Locate facility for hospitalization
  • Utilize community resources

04-2002 to 10-2004: NIPPERT & NIPPERT, Ashland City, Tennessee

Associate Attorney

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Law

5-2001 to 6-2002: SUNTRUST BANK, Nashville, Tennessee

Estate Paralegal

  • Transfer and distribution of stocks, bonds, certificates of deposit, homes, personal property
  • Assisted attorneys with distribution of estates up to 10 million

12-1993 to 03-2001: PLATEAU MENTAL HEALTH, Cookeville, Tennessee

Director of Adult Case Management and Crisis Response Team Contract Worker

  • Supervision of 11 case managers and one secretary
  • Data Computation and Evaluation
  • Interview and evaluate employees
  • Define and quantify client’s need for assistance
  • Train employees throughout the larger Volunteer Behavioral Health System


  • 08 – 1996 to 06-2002: NASHVILLE SCHOOL OF LAW
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Cookeville, Tennessee
    Courses toward Masters Business Administration
  • 08 – 1998: Educational Specialist Degree
    Emphasis on Agency Counseling,GPA 3.90
  • 05 – 1996: Masters Educational Psychology
    Emphasis on Agency Counseling,GPA 3.82


  • CASA – Member Board of Directors, Treasurer, Chairperson
  • Public Relations Committee
  • Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
  • Legislative Committee Member

About me

Rhonda is the attorney of our office. She is happily married with 3 children and 4 grandchildren. She has 2 undergraduate degrees and 3 graduate degrees including her Juris Doctorate Degree. She is an alumni of Nashville School of Law and Tennessee Technological University. She has been practicing law for over 15 years and previously worked in mental health/alcohol & drugs for 12 years. Rhonda enjoys traveling, hiking, and working with her husband on their farm.

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