Terri L. Bernal

Partner

tbernal@chartwelllaw.com
P
(615) 835-3150
F
(615) 208-1319 (fax)
Nashville, TN
783 Old Hickory Boulevard
Suite 365
Nashville
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TN
37027
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PRACTICE AREAS

Employment and Labor Law

General Liability Defense

Insurance Defense

Workers' Compensation

Government Liability Defense

Insurance Coverage

Admissions

Tennessee

Georgia

US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

US District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Education

Baylor University School of Law

J.D., 1996

University of Tennessee

B.S., cum laude, 1993

Terri L. Bernal focuses her practice on general liability defense and workers’ compensation matters representing insurers, large employers, municipal entities, and school boards, as well as individuals.

Ms. Bernal has extensive experience litigating among all levels of both state and federal courts in Tennessee and Georgia. Her Tennessee practice includes Circuit and Chancery Courts, the Department of Labor and the Claims Commission, the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, the Appellate Courts, and the Middle and Eastern Federal District Courts. Her Georgia practice includes the Magistrate, State, and Superior Courts, as well as the State Board of Workers’ Compensation.

In addition, Ms. Bernal is well-versed in providing insurance policy coverage analysis and opinions, as well as pre-litigation analysis to clients in a variety of areas of the law.

Ms. Bernal often presents employment, liability, and workers’ compensation seminars for continuing education credits and frequently speaks to government entities, adjusters and employers. She is also an active member of the volunteer non-profit Hands On Nashville.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bernal’s practice included an AV-rated employment law firm and the Attorney General’s office representing Tennessee in §1983 actions and civil claims against the state.

Professional Associations

Defense Research Institute

Claims Litigation Management

Honorable Order of the Blue Goose, International

MSWCA

American Bar Association

 

Terri L. Bernal focuses her practice on general liability defense and workers’ compensation matters representing insurers, large employers, municipal entities, and school boards, as well as individuals.

Ms. Bernal has extensive experience litigating among all levels of both state and federal courts in Tennessee and Georgia. Her Tennessee practice includes Circuit and Chancery Courts, the Department of Labor and the Claims Commission, the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, the Appellate Courts, and the Middle and Eastern Federal District Courts. Her Georgia practice includes the Magistrate, State, and Superior Courts, as well as the State Board of Workers’ Compensation.

In addition, Ms. Bernal is well-versed in providing insurance policy coverage analysis and opinions, as well as pre-litigation analysis to clients in a variety of areas of the law.

Ms. Bernal often presents employment, liability, and workers’ compensation seminars for continuing education credits and frequently speaks to government entities, adjusters and employers. She is also an active member of the volunteer non-profit Hands On Nashville.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bernal’s practice included an AV-rated employment law firm and the Attorney General’s office representing Tennessee in §1983 actions and civil claims against the state.

Professional Associations

Defense Research Institute

Claims Litigation Management

Honorable Order of the Blue Goose, International

MSWCA

American Bar Association

 

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