Rated by Super Lawyers 

Caren Nichol understands that her clients want quick, inexpensive solutions to their problems and she works creatively to make that happen. As President of the firm and former chair of the Litigation Practice Group, she has experience with what it takes to run a business and knows her clients want expeditious and aggressive solutions to their legal problems. Due to her varied experience, she is uniquely positioned to assist the owners of businesses in their divorce with the assistance of corporate, tax, and estate planning attorneys within the firm. Ms. Nichol also assists clients with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements with an emphasis on protection of family businesses.  Ms. Nichol recently successfully defended a company from corporate liability in an alienation of affection lawsuit.

Ms. Nichol’s litigation practice consists of a unique combination of commercial litigation, family law, and appellate practice.  Admitted to practice before the Sixth Circuit, she is a Rule 31 trained family law mediator and collaborative lawyer.

Ms. Nichol received the Sam A. Myar, Jr. Memorial Award for service to the community and the Bar Association, and she was recently named a Family Law Power Player in MBQ Magazine. She is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 in the fields of Commercial Litigation and Family Law Mediation for the sixth year, is listed as a Super Lawyer in the area of Family Law, and is listed by Super Lawyers as one of the top 50 Women Lawyers in the Mid-South. Caren is President of Evans Petree PC.

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • Family Law Power Player in MBQ magazine
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 in fields of Commercial Litigation and Family Law Mediation
  • Super Lawyer in area of Family Law
  • one of Top 50 Super Lawyers Women Lawyers in Mid-South
  • 2016 Finalist in Memphis Business Journal's Best of the Bar Awards


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