Nashville Family Law Attorney
Emphasis On Client Objectives
Every family law case is different, and each client is unique. While the facts and circumstances often will dictate the strategy employed in your case, the exhaustion of all available legal remedies does not necessarily yield the most advantageous result – especially with the health and safety of your family is at stake. When necessary, Jake aggressively litigates and tries cases. He understands, however, that the client’s objectives may not be met from contentious litigation. Whether through trial or negotiated settlement, Jake will take the time to understand your goals and will zealously advocate on your behalf to achieve the best possible outcome in your case.
The dissolution of your marriage is devastating to everyone involved. Inevitably, issues of the past must be addressed in divorce, and often, recalling those issues exacerbates an inherently difficult situation. With the right approach, however, the divorce process can be a vehicle for personal recovery and growth, establishing a solid foundation from which to navigate the next chapters in your life. To that end, Jake encourages every client to approach his or her case with an eye toward the future in transitioning a difficult ending into a new beginning.
Your legal issues are important, and you deserve access to your attorney. Throughout your case, Jake will work diligently to serve as an invaluable resource, actively communicating with you from start to finish to ensure that you can confidently make complicated decisions in a fully-informed fashion. As his client, you can expect Jake to timely answer your questions, inform and guide you through the entire process, help you establish goals and set realistic expectations, provide you with options, and formulate a case strategy best suited to meet your specific objectives.
Experienced Family Law Attorney
Prior to joining Lindsey Amonette Nemer + Glassford, PLLC in 2016, Jake practiced law at Nemer Law LLC, the firm he founded in 2011, primarily representing clients in family law and estate litigation cases. Jake is member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the Nashville Bar Association, the Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and he has been recognized as a SuperLawyers Rising Star in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Jake is also a Rule 31 listed mediator.
A Nashville native, Jake graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy in 2001, and thereafter, he earned a B.A. in Political Science at Rhodes College in 2005. Jake received his J.D. at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2010.
- Licensed to Practice Law, Tennessee – 2010
- United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit – 2019
- Rule 31 Listed Family Law Mediator – 2015
- Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D. – 2010
- Rhodes College, B.A. Political Science – 2005
- Montgomery Bell Academy – 2001
- Nashville Bar Association – Member
- Domestic Relations Committee, Co-Chair
- Estate Planning and Probate Practice Committee
- Entertainment, Sports & Media Law Committee
- Tennessee Bar Association – Member
- International Academy of Collaborative Professionals – Member
- Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance – Member/Former Board Member
- Belmont University College of Law American Inn of Court – Barrister Member
- Super Lawyers Rising Star – 2018, 2019, 2020
- W.O. Smith Music School – Board of Directors
- The Temple Congregation Ohabai Sholom – Board of Trustees
- Harding Academy – Alumni Board
- Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Troubadour Society – Member
- Young Leader’s Council, Class 68
“During the most challenging time I’d been through, Jake stepped in and guided me with efficiency and a level of precision and attention to detail that lead to a result better than I even thought possible. It was important to me for my case to be presented accurately…without the typical legal exaggeration and underhanded twisting of facts commonly found in my type of case. Jake accomplished that, leading the case with dignity balanced beautifully with strength and determination. I would most definitely recommend him and his team to anyone in need of legal services.“
“Jake Nemer recently represented me in a long, contentious divorce. I was represented by an extremely high profile divorce attorney for over a year when I hired Jake. The first time I spoke to him over the phone, I knew he was the right choice to take over my seemingly never ending case. His knowledge of the law and work ethic is impressive, as well as his attention to detail. He strikes the perfect balance in his approach. He will absolutely stand his ground for his clients when necessary. He will also be a practical voice of reason so as not to needlessly drag out a difficult process. Basically, everything one looks for in a great lawyer, Jake Nemer provides. The results Jake achieved with my case, speak for themselves. We were stalled in gridlock, all avenues to settle were exhausted. Jake stepped in and resolved my case, delivering results I couldn’t have been happier with. I’m grateful for his hard work on my difficult case and would hire him again tomorrow. ”
“I hired Jake in a very difficult divorce case. I trusted Jake from the beginning and never realized how much work he is doing behind the scenes. He was always available, and had a very caring ear to my concerns. He likes to win! I highly recommend him to anyone that needs an aggressive attorney.”
“I highly recommend Jake Nemer as a lawyer. He guided me through the process of divorcing my husband in a professional, yet kind and considerate manner. Jake was exceptional at laying out the steps of the process in a clear and concise manner. Any time I had questions or needed reassurance, Jake responded quickly and clearly. Getting a divorce is not simply a legal matter, and Jake was able to acknowledge the emotional aspect while helping me move through the process. For example, there were many times throughout the divorce process that I simply had no idea how to respond to my ex-husband’s emails. Jake was invaluable at handling many of the issues or offering suggestions as to how I could respond. As with many divorce cases, there were many moving pieces and much negotiating throughout the process. Jake spent time explaining various options and outcomes, so that I could make informed decisions regarding finances and custody of my children. It was also important to Jake that he knew what was important to me, and he was ready to listen and figure out ways to create a Marriage Dissolution Agreement and Parenting Plan that reflected my ideas. Finally, Jake was ready to take aggressive action when necessary, and I know that this helped the case come to a satisfactory conclusion for me. Again, Jake Nemer is an excellent lawyer that I would highly recommend.”
“Jake represented me in a lengthy divorce process in 2014/15. His wisdom, guidance and patience was wonderful. Not only did he often think of creative approaches to resolve the inevitable conflict that happens in an ongoing divorce, but he was very open to suggestions from me for resolutions. Jake was kind but firm when I needed a lawyer to help me as a client sift through the emotions of the divorce process. He also has a great sense of humor. I am grateful that he was my lawyer and appreciated him getting me through a very tough process. I think he is one of the best!”
“Jake is an excellent. Given the complexity and duration of my divorce, which eventually wound up going to trial, Jake was brought in about halfway thru the whole process to support my case. What I noticed in Jake right from the start was both his attentiveness and attention to detail. It was clear that he’d taken the time to really study my case so that when it came time, in court, for him to represent me there were no issues whatsoever. I also found that when I had questions about the proceedings (what was next, what does the judge mean by that, etc) he was able to very quickly and simply explain things in terms that I could understand. I also appreciated his courtroom presence. He always maintained his composure, and never let the actions or attitude of the attorney we were up against, break his train of thought or fluster him inside the courtroom. When challenged in court, his responses were always clear, concise and very calculated, always keeping my best interests in mind. This is, in my opinion, a character trait absolutely necessary in any great attorney. As often as I would get upset or emotional over what was being said in the courtroom, nothing seemed to rattle Jake. Can’t say enough about how grateful I am for having his support, thru one of the most challenging periods in my life, as a single father (successfully) navigating thru an almost 2 yearlong divorce.”