Andra J. Hedrick Partner

 

Overview

Andra Hedrick is an estate attorney and leader of GSRM’s Wills, Trusts and Estates Section.  She represents fiduciaries, beneficiaries and creditors in probate court.  Andra focuses primarily on complex estates, trusts and conservatorships, including those in litigation.

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Andra is a frequent writer and speaker on the law of estates, most notably as a co-author of Pritchard on Wills and Administration of Estates and as an Instructor of Estate Planning at the Nashville School of Law.

Andra is dedicated to the understanding and improvement of estate law.  She is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a group focused on estate law nationwide.  Closer to home, Andra serves as a member of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Probate Study Group, which evaluates and recommends estate legislation in Tennessee, and serves as co-chair of the Nashville Bar Association’s Probate Court Committee.

Before joining GSRM in 2000, Andra served as a judicial law clerk at both the trial and appellate court levels.  As a law student, Andra clerked for Judge Donn Southern (ret.), Probate Judge for Shelby County, Tennessee.  Upon graduation, she completed two years of service with Judge David R. Farmer (ret.) of the Tennessee Court of Appeals.

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Professional & Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Probate Study Group
    • Special Committee on Conservatorship Practice and Procedure
  • Nashville Bar Association
    • Probate Court Committee, Co-Chair
    • Estate Planning Committee
  • Task Force on Conservatorship/Guardianships
  • Estate Planning Council of Middle Tennessee
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
    • Practice Committee
  • Conservatorship Association of Tennessee (CAT)

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Trusts and Estates
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated in Trusts and Estates, General Practice and Wills and Probate
  • Nashville Bar Foundation, Fellow