Patricia McCarter

Just as every marriage is different, every divorce is different.  Tricia is skilled and able to guide clients through whichever dispute resolution process they face, whether litigation, mediation, or the collaborative process.  She takes the time to listen to the client in order to gain an understanding of his or her needs and goals, so that she, with the help of the client, can tailor a case strategy that will yield the very best result under the facts and circumstances of the case.

The roles of a lawyer include being an advisor, advocate, negotiator, and evaluator.  Tricia considers each of these roles to be as important as the other.  A lawsuit, especially a divorce suit, can be a very stressful experience and one that is filled with confusion for the client.  Tricia takes extraordinary effort to ensure that her clients feel supported and gain an understanding of the procedure, the law, and the options that exist for them.  Tricia is acutely aware of the financial and emotional impact that a divorce can have on an individual and a family.  So, whether the marital estate is worth $10,000.00 or $10,000,000.00, Tricia represents her clients with the same level of compassion, support, and attention to detail.

Tricia's educational and professional background is unique and allows her to bring a wide variety of skill to the area of law.  She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Major in French Language and Film and a Minor in Drama.  She attended the University of Virginia's McIntire Business Institute following graduation.  While attending The University of Tennessee College of Law, she served on the Law Review and won the Outstanding First Year Writing Award.  She graduated with a concentration in Advocacy and Dispute Resolution.  Prior to founding McCarter & Beauchamp, Tricia worked at the firm of Kay, Griffin, Enkema, & Brothers, where she practiced primarily in the areas of business, employment, and insurance law.  Since 2008, Tricia has been practicing exclusively in the area of family law.

In August 2009, Tricia became trained in the collaborative divorce process.  In doing so, she learned the benefits that are offered by this form of dispute resolution and advocates for this process option when a case is appropriately suited for it.  Tricia is a founding member of the Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance and has successfully resolved numerous family law disputes through the collaborative practice.  In October 2012, Tricia became a Rule 31 Listed Mediator.

Contact Tricia at 615-219-0000 to learn more about how she can assist you with your family law case.


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