Our Team

We recognize the importance of a strong attorney-client relationship and build that relationship through constant and clear communication with our clients, knowledge of our client’s goals and our personal attention in attaining those goals. Our clients stay informed and receive regularly updated information concerning the status of their matter. They enjoy the peace of mind that comes with professional, experienced representation and exceptional client service.

Our lawyers’ roots run deep in middle Tennessee as evidenced by the active part we play in the community we represent, holding leadership roles in community groups, charitable organizations, civic associations, bar associations and local governments. Our strong sense of community is reflected in the personal interest we take in each client.

John W. Rodgers, Attorney

John W. Rodgers, Attorney

John W. Rodgers received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1988 and his law degree from the University of Memphis in 1991. His areas of practice include corporate and commercial litigation, insurance, personal injury, governmental law, land...

James “Jay” Barger, Attorney

James “Jay” Barger, Attorney

James “Jay” Barger received his undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 1998 and his law degree from the University of Tennessee in 2001. In 2001, Mr. Barger was admitted to the Tennessee Bar. He specializes in complicated divorce cases, child...

G. Christopher Holder, Attorney

G. Christopher Holder, Attorney

Originally from both Hartsville and Fayetteville, Tennessee, Chris has called Murfreesboro home for over twenty years. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Middle Tennessee State University in 1998 and graduated cum laude from...

J.D. Kious, Attorney

J.D. Kious, Attorney

James David “J.D.” Kious received his undergraduate degree from Furman University in 2002 and his law degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 2005. He was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 2005. His areas of practice include commercial and...

Jason N. King, Attorney

Jason N. King, Attorney

Jason N. King focuses on business law, bankruptcy law, civil litigation, creditors’ rights, and estate planning and probate law.  He is particularly attuned to the legal challenges faced by small and medium sized business owners in a complex and changing market...

Loren A. Sanderson, Attorney

Loren A. Sanderson, Attorney

Loren A. Sanderson focuses her practice on litigation and dispute resolution. She primarily handles family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, contempt, dependent neglect, and adoption, and also practices in the areas of criminal...

Laura Vaught, Attorney

Laura Vaught, Attorney

Laura is a Rutherford County native who grew up in the Lascassas community. She holds a J.D. with a business transactions concentration from the University of Tennessee College of Law and is licensed to practice law in Tennessee. Laura earned a Master’s Degree in...

In Memoriam 1948 – 2016

David Kious, Founder

 

It is often stated that you can count on one hand the number of people who have significantly impacted your life; however, David had a remarkable capability of significantly impacting the lives of everyone he knew due to his compassion and dedication to help others, as well as his caring and generous ways. It is with great honor that we carry his legacy forward and continue to expand on the foundation laid by our founder.