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Erin M. Shea: Personal Injury Lawyer Memphis, TN

8001 Centerview Parkway, Suite 103
Memphis, TN 38018
PHONE: 901.372.5003
FAX: 901.383.6599
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Erin practices in the area of civil litigation, including personal injury and wrongful death, premises liability, business and contractual disputes, and insurance claims. In addition, Erin is frequently involved in working with governmental entities both in litigation and day-to-day management of various legal issues.

 

Before joining Wiseman Bray PLLC, Erin practiced at Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, PLC, gaining extensive experience in civil litigation. Her experience at a large insurance defense firm gives her a unique perspective in advancing the claims of the firm’s clients.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Attorney, Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, PLC

Professional & Community Activities

  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Presenter, “Making Time for You and Other Lessons from My Bookshelf,” Memphis Bar Association Annual John Dice Wellness Seminar, October 2015
  • Presenter, Re-Thinking the Practice of Law: Strategies to Survive and Thrive, Memphis Bar Association, Bench Bar & Boardroom Conference
  • Presenter, The Role of Negligence in Claims Investigation, Memphis Claims Association
  • Presenter, General Sessions 101: Tennessee Consumer Protection Act Claims, Memphis Bar Association
  • Presenter, Premises Liability Cases Based on Third Party Criminal Acts, Memphis Bar Association, Bench Bar & Boardroom Conference

EDUCATION

  • University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, magna cum laude
  • Lambuth University, magna cum laude
  • Varsity Softball, Lambuth University

Representative Matters

  • Experience in premises liability cases based on third party criminal acts, both plaintiff and defense.
  • Experience representing property owners and management companies in FED actions to recover possession and past due rent.
  • Experience defending Tennessee Governmental Tort Liability Act claims against municipal and governmental entities and public utilities.
  • Obtained winning verdict at jury trial for driver in automobile accident case
  • Obtained verdict in federal jury trial for insurer against a breach of contract claim arising out of the denial of payment for a fire loss based on defense of arson
  • Assisted in briefing and defeating motion in limine to exclude Origin & Cause expert from testifying at civil arson trial based on the standards enunciated in Daubert
  • Assisted in briefing and obtaining summary judgment for a real estate agent accused of misrepresenting the structural condition of a home
  • Obtained summary judgment for real estate agent accused of misrepresenting facts and failing to disclose adverse facts in a real estate transaction
  • Obtained summary judgment in Tennessee Consumer Protection Act case
  • Obtained dismissal for homeowner in a lawsuit filed by the plaintiff where plaintiff’s deceased committed a home burglary against homeowner and was killed by the homeowner during the robbery
  • Assisted in obtaining dismissal of federal civil RICO claims pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) and 9(b) in favor of a law firm in case alleging legal malpractice, fraud, and a host of other claims