Virginia L. Couch, Of Counsel
Ms. Couch, a Corbin, Kentucky native, graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee in 1996. She attended the University of Tennessee College of Law where she received the Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell Student Leadership Award and the Certificate of Academic Excellence in Family Law, coordinated the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, and was a staff writer for Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law. She earned her Doctorate of Jurisprudence with a Business Transactions Concentration in May 1999. Virginia has taught contract drafting at the University of Tennessee College of Law since 2009.
For more than 15 years, Virginia has represented businesses and business owners in commercial, corporate, real estate, and business transactions of all types, including new entity organization, asset and stock purchases, and real estate leases and purchases, as well as advising business owners on governance, litigation, payroll, and employment matters. Virginia also owns Barkside Lodge, a dog “resort” in Lenoir City, Tennessee. As a business owner, she has first-hand knowledge of the legal issues businesses and business owners face.
Virginia is admitted and licensed to practice law in all Tennessee courts and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. She is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and currently serves on the Disciplinary Hearing Committee for District II.
Licensed to practice in Tennessee.