Amccarroll Bio

Anne's family law practice focuses on divorce litigation, adoption, mediation and juvenile court matters. She is trained in Family Law Mediation and has a pending certification for listing as a Rule 31 Family Law mediator before the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Anne has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including case assessment, alternative dispute resolution procedures, discovery (including e-discovery), motion practice, pre-trial preparation, trial, settlement and the appellate process.  She has successfully tried cases to both jury verdicts and before the bench, and has prevailed upon appeal.

Anne has been admitted to practice in all three Federal Districts of Tennessee as well as the Court of Appeals of the Middle District of Tennessee.  She has litigated in Shelby and Davidson counties and numerous other counties throughout Tennessee, as well as in Florida, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and other states. 

Anne is a member of the Memphis Bar Association Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution sections, the American Bar Association Family Law and Dispute Resolution sections, and the Association of Women Attorneys.

Anne graduated from New York University School of Law in 1996.  She practiced with Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC in Nashville and Wolff Ardis, P.C. in Memphis.  Prior to law school, she attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude in 1989.

Anne brings personal experience to her work with couples and individuals who are considering adoption, as she adopted both her daughters.  She is committed to the children and families of her community, volunteering as a Sunday School teacher at her church and with Christ Community Church’s youth summer programs, and coaching and managing youth soccer and basketball for the past several years. 


To contact Anne McCarroll, email her at amccarroll [at] bshrlaw [dot] com or call 901.578.8888.