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At Harris Shelton, we deliver consistent and successful results by building true partnerships with our clients. We achieve this by our firm’s understanding of the industries and the economic climates in which they operate and the potential legal industries that impact their businesses and livelihoods.

With 50 lawyers, we are one of the largest firms in the Memphis area. However, we are a homegrown firm, meaning, we can offer competitive rates and personalized attention multi-office law firms cannot. Our attorneys and staff reflect our deep roots, understanding and commitment to the local community.

Our dedication and focus on our clients’ goals runs through all of our legal services - from crafting complex estate plans and trusts; counseling businesses in regulatory compliance; and navigating through the myriad challenges of business transactions in an ever-changing global economy.

Simply put, what is best for the client is best for us. Case by case, working towards a common goal, we want the optimum outcome. We are, indeed, the voice of the client.

Posted On Nov 15, 2018
Emily Huseth elected to the Board of Memphis Bar Association Health Law Section

Harris Shelton attorney Emily Huseth was recently elected to the Board of the Health Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association for 2018-2019. The Health Law Section works closely with the Institute for Health Law and Policy (iHeLP) at the University of Memphis Law School and offers CLE seminars on legal issues affecting local healthcare entities.

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Posted On Nov 02, 2018
Harris Shelton partner Matthew Kirby presents at annual seminar sponsored by Hospital Wing Air Ambulance Service

A standing room only crowd of EMTs, Paramedics, Flight nurses, and other emergency medical personnel attended Mr. Kirby’s presentation entitled “Surviving the attack of a Litigator.” The presentation, which focused on improving communication skills, utilized a combination of lecture and skills practice. Based upon feedback, the presentation was enjoyed by those in attendance:     


“Mr. Kirby did a phenomenal job of both educating and demonstrating tactics and skills for the medicolegal aspects of our job.”


“His talk was extremely interesting and applicable. I wish he could have spoken longer.”


“The Wing” is a non-profit air medical transport which provides inter-hospital transfers as well as emergency scene calls within a 250- mile radius of Memphis. The area includes West Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Alabama, and Kentucky. “Wing Fling” is an annual continuing education conference hosted by the Hospital Wing Air Ambulance Service.

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