Kristen is a founding member of Lindsey + Amonette, PLLC. Her practice includes family law, collaborative law, estate planning, and probate. A Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 listed mediator, Kristen also performs family law mediations.
Admitted to the bar in 2002, Kristen’s practice is client-centered. The legal system can be complex, and Kristen enjoys helping her clients navigate it to achieve the results they desire. An experienced advocate, Kristen is committed to providing a high level of representation to her clients while also guiding them through the process.
Kristen came to Lindsey + Amonette, PLLC, in October 2010 from Nashville law firm Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella PC, where her practice included family law, family law mediation, estate planning, probate, and general civil litigation.
Prior to working at Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella PC, Kristen was a law clerk to the Honorable Marietta Shipley, former judge of the Second Circuit Court for Davidson County, Tennessee, where she was responsible for managing civil cases pending before Judge Shipley and worked with Judge Shipley to draft and edit court opinions addressing a variety of civil and family law issues.
A Tennessee native, Kristen grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, where she attended St. Mary’s Episcopal School and Rhodes College. She is married to Andrew Amonette, an attorney from Portland, Tennessee, and they have two children.
Co-Editor of Volume 15, Chapter 2 of the Tennessee Practice Series on Separation and Marital Dissolution Agreements
Writer and speaker on timely topics in family law, collaborative law, and estate planning
J.D., University of Tennessee (2002)
Tennessee Law Review, Editor of Student Materials
Association of Trial Lawyers of America Trial Team
Moot Court Board
Awards of Academic Excellence in civil procedure, case development, pre-trial litigation, trial practice, and family law
B.A., cum laude, Rhodes College (1999)
Major in Political Science; Minor in International Studies
John W. Burgess Award for Meritorious Achievement in Political Science
Pi Sigma Alpha
Nashville Bar Association
Chair of the Domestic Relations Committee
Tennessee Bar Association
Lawyers Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter
Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women
Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators
Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance
Chair of the Membership Committee
International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners
Lindsey + Amonette, PLLC is pleased to represent clients statewide in Tennessee, including Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Memphis, Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Franklin, Brentwood, Bellevue, Belle Meade, Green Hills, Dickson, Hendersonville, Lebanon, Gallatin, Columbia, Spring Hill, Manchester and Tullahoma.