Experienced Divorce Attorneys & Counsellors in Tennessee

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At Zettersten & Hammond, we handle sensitive family law matters for clients in Brentwood and Murfreesboro and throughout the surrounding areas. Started as a husband and wife legal team, our attorneys understand families. They have helped numerous clients overcome the most critical legal matters anyone can face — those that affect the family. Christina Hammond Zettersten and her associates are accomplished lawyers, counselors, and advocates. They work with clients personally to help them navigate complex and emotional issues ranging from divorce and property division to child custody and adoption.

Zettersten & Hammond PLLC

Learn About Our Team

Attorneys

Christina L. Hammond Zettersten

Hannah M. Davis

Leslea Cole

Sydney Johnson St. John

Support Staff

Julie Bain, Paralegal

Kaitlin Ligon, Paralegal


Christina L. Hammond Zettersten

Christina L. Hammond Zettersten

Attorney at Law

Contact Christina

Phone: (615) 896-5720

Fax: (615) 468-4688

Email: christina@zetterstenlaw.com

Christina started this practice with her husband Peter who is now working for the State of Tennessee. Christina now works with her associates, Hannah, Leslea, and Sydney, and they have offices in Brentwood and Murfreesboro. Christina additionally works in child support enforcement for the 21st and 32nd Judicial Districts. Christina is admitted to the Tennessee Bar and is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association . She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. She was previously admitted to the Kansas and Minnesota Bars prior to relocating to the Nashville area. Christina provides legal services in Williamson, Rutherford, Maury, and surrounding counties. Christina focuses on family law.

Christina graduated from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas where she earned a certificate in law and government. During law school Christina participated in the law clinic where she represented clients in divorce, adoption, and immigration cases. During law school, she studied abroad at the University of the West Indies in Barbados. She also interned at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in Washington, D.C. Prior to moving to the Nashville area, Christina worked for the State of Kansas in the area of administrative law. In her free time, Christina enjoys running, cycling, and spending time with her family.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption
  • Bankruptcy

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Kansas, 2012
  • Minnesota, 2013

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas
    • J.D. – 2012
  • Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan
    • B.S., Secondary Education – 2009, cum laude

Past Employment Positions

  • Kansas Board of Cosmetology, Legal Assistant, 2012 to 2013
  • Hire Counsel, Document Analyst, 2012 to 2014
  • US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Intern, 2011

Professional Associations

  • TN Bar Association
  • Williamson County Bar Association

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Greenhouse Ministries Legal Clinic, 2014 to Present

Hannah M. Davis

Associate Attorney

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Hannah graduated from the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law in 2021 and was sworn into the Tennessee Bar in 2022. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Eastern Kentucky University in 2017, where she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority and served on the National Panhellenic Counsel. Prior to working as an Associate Attorney at Zettersten & Hammond, Hannah worked as a Judicial Law Clerk for Judge Catherine Rice Holderfield in Warren County, Kentucky Family Court. Hannah’s focus is in family law and she provides legal services in Rutherford, Williamson, Davidson, and other surrounding counties in Middle Tennessee.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption
  • Domestic Violence and Neglect

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2022

Education

  • University of Kentucky, David Rosenberg College of Law, Lexington, KY
    • J.D. – 2021
  • Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
    • B.A. – Public Relations – 2017, Dean’s List

Leslea Cole

Associate Attorney

Contact Leslea

Phone: (615) 896-5720

Fax: (615) 468-4688

Email: leslea@zetterstenlaw.com

Leslea graduated from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2022 and will be sworn into the Tennessee Bar in 2022. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Political Science from East Tennessee State University in 2019, where she was a member and executive board member of Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity. Prior to coworking as an Associate Attorney at Zettersten & Hammond, Leslea worked as a certified legal intern at Indiana University Student Legal Services and as the Student Director for the IU Protective Order Project. Leslea practices both in family law and estate planning, providing services in Rutherford, Davidson, Wilson, and surrounding counties in Middle Tennessee.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Wills
  • Conservatorships
  • Trusts
  • Power of Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2022 – Certificate of Eligibility, Admission pending

Education

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, IN
    • J.D. – 2022
  • East Tennessee University, Johnson City, TN
    • B.A. – Anthropology; Political Science – 2019, Dean’s List

Sydney Johnson St. John

Associate Attorney

Contact Sydney

Sydney attended Belmont University College of Law and was sworn into the Tennessee Bar in 2021, after a delayed Bar Exam due to the pandemic. She was a previous intern with Zettersten & Hammond and joined the team as an associate upon graduating law school. Sydney was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She earned her undergraduate degree in public relations from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa where she was a member of The Million Dollar Band Color Guard and Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. While in law school, Sydney was a Belmont College of Law Peer Mentor, the Variety Show Marketing Director for Belmont College of Law Legal Aid Society, and an Editor of the Belmont College of Law Entertainment Law Journal.

Sydney now resides in Brentwood, Tennessee with her husband Locke and young son. When she is not in the office, Sydney enjoys attending Alabama Crimson Tide football games and spending time with her family and friends.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption
  • Entertainment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2021

Education

  • Belmont University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D. – 2020
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Zettersten & Hammond PLLC

Your Ally in Troubling Times

We know that divorce, child custody, and other family law issues come with profound emotional currents. While feelings of anxiety, insecurity, pain, loss, and fear are common, so is love. These complex, interrelated emotions are just one of the challenges facing you over the future of your family. While we cannot eliminate the stress and anguish of divorce, we can provide you with an understanding ear and a clear-minded perspective on these matters. You may face trying times, but you don’t have to go through them alone. We are here to guide you through all aspects of the legal process, protecting your rights so you can look ahead to a brighter tomorrow.

Talk to an Experienced Family Law Attorney Today

To schedule your free initial consultation with an experienced Tennessee family law attorney, please contact our law offices online or by telephone at 615-896-5720.