Alexis Irene Tahinci

Alexis Irene Tahinci

Tahinci Law Firm PLLC
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Personal Injury
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Education
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
J.D.
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Proudly attended my home-town law school to be near family
Honors: summa Cum laude
Activities: Managing Editor, Penn State Law Review; Second in class and Highest-ranked student at Carlisle campus CALI Awards for highest grade in Basic Federal Income Taxation; Contract; Corporations; Evidence; Employment Law Survey II; Family Law; Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing I; Pennslyvania Practice; and Property
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Hollins University
B.A.
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First in my family to attend college
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Activities: Phi Beta Kappa; First Faculty Award for Academic Excellence (Valedictorian); Certificate in Leadership Studies, Batten Leadership Institute
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Professional Experience
Owner and Attorney
Tahinci Law Firm PLLC
- Current
I represent employees and individuals in East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and beyond. Practice areas include discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, noncompete agreements, employment contracts, severance agreements, First Amendment violations, public employee due process violations, Family and Medical Leave Act, disability accommodations, religious accommodations, wage and hour violations, and more. I also serve as East Tennessee Director-at-Large for the Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women (TLAW), co-chair TLAW's annual Empowerment Conference, and serve as President of the Abingdon Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys' Association.
Career Judicial Law Clerk
United States Courts
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Duties included drafting judicial opinions, researching legal issues, advising district judge regarding resolution of motions, preparing jury instructions, coordinating the recruitment and hiring of term law clerks, supervising interns, performing case management tasks, and additional administrative functions as needed. I also served as the Employment Dispute Resolution Coordinator for the district.
Associate Attorney
Penn, Stuart & Eskridge, PC
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Full-service regional law firm with approximately 35 attorneys. Represented businesses, organizations, and individual clients in litigation matters throughout Virginia and east Tennessee. Advised businesses and individuals with respect to employment agreements and other contracts. Litigation practice involved employment, commercial, contract, and tort disputes in state and federal courts.
Law Clerk
United States Courts
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Conducted legal research and drafted judicial opinions, jury instructions, and bench memoranda.
Associate Attorney
McNees Wallace & Nurick
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Full-service regional law firm with 130+ attorneys. Advocated for a variety of clients in all stages of litigation, from pleading and discovery through final resolution, before agencies and in state and federal courts.
Professional Associations
Virginia Women Attorneys Association  # 85996
Founding Member, Abingdon Chapter
Current
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State Bar of Tennessee  # 031808
Member
Current
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Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
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Tahinci Law Firm
Contact & Map
Tahinci Law Firm PLLC
1227 Volunteer Parkway Suite 528
Bristol, TN 37620
Telephone: (423) 840-1350