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Laurie Harrod Mcnulty

Attorney | Cleveland, Tennessee

Fax: 423-472-0211


Attorney | Cleveland, Tennessee

Fax: 423-472-0211

Laurie concentrates her practice on general civil litigation, focusing on estate planning, probate administration, conservatorships, landlord-tenant law, and dependency and neglect actions involving the Department of Children’s Services.  Laurie received her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2006 and has worked closely with clients in East Tennessee ever since.

Laurie is a native of Athens, Tennessee, the daughter of the late David F. Harrod, a longtime attorney in Athens who was also a Circuit Court Judge for the 10th Judicial District.  She resides in Cleveland with her husband, Matthew, and her daughter, Sarah Grace.

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Administration
  • Conservatorships
  • Landlord/Tenant Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville
    • J.D. – 2006
  • Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. – 1998
    • Finance Major
  • McMinn County High School

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Bradley County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC
  • Carter, Harrod & Willhite, PLLC
  • State Farm Automobile Insurance Company

Pro Bono and Community Activities

  • Tennessee Supreme Court Attorney for Justice Pro Bono Award (2017, 2018 and 2019)
  • Board, Museum Center at 5ive Points
  • Board and Grant Writer, Good Faith Clinic (Past President 2012-2015)
  • Board of Trustees, Tennessee Wesleyan College
  • Past Chair, United Way of McMinn-Meigs Counties 2012 Campaign
  • Board, United Way of McMinn-Meigs Counties (2009-2014)
  • Board, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce (2010-2013)
  • Board, Coordinated Charities (2010-2013)
  • 2009 Daily Post-Athenian “Top 20 Under 40 Award”