AUSTIN T. RAINEY

AUSTIN T. RAINEY

8001 Centerview Parkway, suite 103
Memphis, Tennessee 38018
Phone: (901) 372.5003
Fax: (901) 383.6599
Email: arainey@wisemanbray.com

Austin focuses his practice in general civil litigation with a concentration in family and domestic relations law, including divorce, child support, custody litigation, dependency and neglect, adoptions, annulments, post-divorce modification, contempt, orders of protection, paternity and legitimation, and ante-nuptial agreements. Prior to joining Wiseman Bray PLLC, Austin practiced at Apperson Crump, PLC, gaining extensive experience in civil litigation and in family law.

Bar Admissions:

  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Education:

  • Clemson University (B.S., 2009)
  • University of Memphis – Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (J.D., 2012)

Memberships:

  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association

Notable Cases:

  • Culbertson v. Culbertson, 455 S.W.3d 107 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2014)
  • Shuler v. Garrett, 715 F.3d 185 (6th Cir. 2013)
  • Shuler v. Garrett, 743 F.3d 170 (6th Cir. 2014)
  • Hussey v. Woods, 2015 Tenn. App. LEXIS 763, W2014-01235-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Sept. 23, 2015)
  • Fisher v. Ankton, 2017 Tenn. App. LEXIS 571, W2016-02089-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 22, 2017)

Awards & Community Involvement:

  • Business Editor, Mental Health Law & Policy Journal (2011-12)
  • Board of Directors, Tennessee YMCA Center for Civic Engagement
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – Top 10 Under 40

  • 2017 Tennessee Supreme Court Attorneys for Justice Pro Bono Service Award