Linda Harris is a Tennessee attorney who currently focuses on her work as a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 General Civil Law and Family Law Listed Mediator, with a Domestic Violence Special Designation. As an independent arbitrator, she has arbitrated cases for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the National Center for Dispute Settlement (NCDS USA). She has extensive litigation experience and in-depth knowledge of federal and state criminal and civil laws involving constitutional issues.
Linda worked as a federal prosecutor and an Assistant U.S. Attorney civil trial lawyer for the United States Department of Justice in the Western District of Tennessee for many years before she decided to go into private practice and represent clients with limited resources.
Since starting her private law practice in 2011, she has successfully litigated and mediated hundreds of cases, including civil rights cases, criminal law cases, employment discrimination cases, contract dispute cases, personal injury cases, property dispute cases, divorce cases, landlord-tenant cases, child custody cases, and other civil litigation cases on behalf of her clients.
Linda has practiced law in the U.S. Courts of Appeal, U.S. District Courts, and Tennessee Criminal, Chancery, Circuit, and General Sessions Courts. She is also a former federal judicial law clerk to U. S. District Court Judge Jerome Turner and a former Memphis Police Officer.