Logan-Thompson, P.C. announced the addition of Laurie Harrod Hallenbergas an associate with the law firm.
Hallenberg was born and raised in Athens and is the daughter of Vicki Harrod Arnwine and the late David F. Harrod. She has one daughter named Sarah Grace.
After graduating from McMinn County High School in 1994, she earned her bachelor of arts in finance from Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky.
Prior to attending law school, she worked as a claims representative for State Farm Automobile Insurance Co.
She earned her juris doctorate from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2006. Upon graduation from law school, Hallenberg worked for her late father’s law firm in Athens, then spent five years at Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC, a large firm based in Knoxville.
Hallenberg is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Tennessee and in the United States District Court for the Eastern District and Western District of Tennessee.
Hallenberg is a member of the Bradley County Bar Association, the McMinn-Meigs Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.
Hallenberg’s primary areas of practice are estate planning and probate, general civil and commercial litigation, landlord/tenant law and general contract disputes.
Hallenberg currently serves as president of the board of directors for the Good Faith Clinic in Athens and also serves on the board of directors for the United Way of McMinn-Meigs Counties, having served as campaign co-chair in 2012.
She serves on the board of trustees for Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens and is a member of the board of directors for Coordinated Charities, as well as a member of the Cleveland-Athens Cotillion, having served on the board for three years.
“We at Logan-Thompson are excited about the contributions Laurie Hallenberg is already making to our clients — and especially in the field of estate planning and probate,” Jim Logan, president of Logan-Thompson, said.
“We are extremely pleased that Laurie shares our firm’s commitment to the fulfillment of our civic responsibilities to our community. She also enhances our ability to serve our clients in McMinn and other surrounding counties. She will be a significant addition to our tradition of legal service,” he said.