Goins joins Tennessee law firm

Staff report

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Attorney Ashley Goins, a native of Sidney, has joined the firm of Stites & Harbison PLLC in Nashville.

She will be a part of its Domestic Relations and Business Litigation Service Groups.

She graduated with high honors from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2015. In law school, she was a student adviser, a student ambassador and was the fundraising chair for both UT Pro Bono and CASA’s VOLunteers. Goins spent much of her time serving as a student attorney in the Advocacy Clinic, the Domestic Violence Clinic, and the Education Practicum. She also participated in the 2013 Advocates’ Prize Moot Court Competition and was a member of the 2015 Entertainment Law Moot Court team. In 2015, she was published in The Forum: A Tennessee Student Legal Journal.

Goins joined Stites & Harbison after participating in the firm’s summer associate program in 2014. Her past experience also includes interning for the Tennessee District Attorney’s Office, 7th Judicial District; the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services; and the Shelby County Public Defender’s Office. Recently, Goins was named as a Law Student for Justice by the Tennessee Supreme Court. She is admitted to practice in Tennessee.


Staff report