Legal Assistant

Stacy Boyett

John W. Rodgers, Founding Member

John W. Rodgers is a founding member of the firm and attorney practicing in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, business law, land use and zoning, contracts, estate planning, and probate. Prior to returning to Murfreesboro to co-found KRBHK, John worked in Memphis at Thomason, Hendrix, Harvey, Johnson & Mitchell which was the predecessor to Lewis Thomason. He received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1988 and his law degree from the University of Memphis in 1991.

John and his wife, Tonja, have two children and enjoy spending time on their farm where they raise registered and commercial angus cattle.



  • J.D., University of Memphis, 1991
  • B.S., Vanderbilt University, 1988

Professional Associations & Community Involvement

  • Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association, Past President
  • City of Murfreesboro Board of Zoning Appeals, 1999-2016, Past Chair
  • Rutherford County Board of Commissioners, 2002-2010
  • Rutherford County Commission’s Steering, Legislative and Governmental Committee, Past Chair
  • Board of Directors, Journeys in Community Living, Past Chair
  • Leadership Rutherford Graduate, 1999
  • Board of Directors, Main Street of Murfreesboro/Rutherford County
  • Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Law program, 2004 graduate

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court