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Jana Lamanna

Jana Lamanna

Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee, P.C.
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Divorce ...
  • Missouri, Tennessee
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Biography

In practice for over 16 years, Jana Davis Lamanna is experienced in the areas of Divorce, Family Law, Probate Law, Guardian/Conservatorship Law, Estate Planning, Medical Malpractice Defense, and Assisted Reproductive Technology Law.

Jana Lamanna is a member of the American Bar Association (Family Law Section) Assisted Reproductive Technologies Committee, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (Legal Professional Group); RESOLVE, Tennessee Bar Association, and Memphis Bar Association, where she previously served on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Litigation Section. She is also a current member of the Leo Bearman Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Wealth Counsel, Association of Women Attorneys, and is a fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation.

Jana was selected as a “Rising Star” in Family Law in the Mid-South by “Super Lawyers” and was named as Top 40 under 40, by the Memphis Business Journal in 2008, as well as being a Memphis Leadership Academy Fellows Graduate. Ms. Lamanna has served on the Board for the Memphis Bar Association and the Junior League of Memphis. She has served on the Board for Playhouse on the Square, Dress For Success, and Family Services of the MidSouth.

Jana's recent presentations include the Intersection Between Surrogacy Contract and Adoption Law for the 2020 Tennessee Trial Lawyers Domestic Law Forum, as well as presenting on “Baby Steps in Surrogacy Law,” at the 2019 Memphis Bar Association Bench Bar Convention. She has also presented on other probate and family law topics.

A native of New Madrid, Missouri, Ms. Lamanna received a B.A. in English in 1997 from the University of Mississippi, a M.B.A. from Christian Brothers University in 1999, and her Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law in 2004, while completing one year of law school as a visiting student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Education
Mississippi College School of Law
J.D. (2004) | Law
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Christian Brothers University
MBA (1999) | Marketing/Marketing Management, General
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University of Mississippi
B.A. (1997) | English
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Professional Experience
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Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee, P.C.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Tips on How To Take a Telephonic Deposition
American Bar Association publication
Speaking Engagements
Intersection Between Surrogacy Contract and Adoption Law, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Domestic Law Forum, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Baby Steps in Surrogacy Law, Memphis Bar Association Bench Bar Convention, San Destin, Florida
The Intersection Between Probate Law and Family Law, Memphis Bar Association, Family Law Annual Meeting
Until Death Do Us Part - How Family Law and Probate Law Work Together, CLE - Family Law Section
Divorce Complaint and Answer, Cecil C, Humphreys School of Law
Changes to the Tennessee Medical Malpractice Act, Memphis Bar Association, Litigation Section
Awards
Best Lawyer in Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Recognized since 2018
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2021-2023
A+ Rating
Better Business Bureau
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2013 - 2015
Top 40 Under 40
Memphis Business Journal
Professional Associations
Memphis Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Former Board Member and President of Litigation Section
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Tennessee Bar Association
Member
Current
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RESOLVE - Proud Partner
Member
Current
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Wealth Counsel
Member
Current
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New Memphis (Leadership Academy)
Fellow
Current
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American Inn of Court - Leo Bearman Chapter
Barrister Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Family Law, Assisted Reproductive Technologies Committee
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Memphis Bar Foundation
Fellow
Current
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American Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Technology Law (AAAA)
Fellow
Current
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American Society of Reproductive Medicine
Member
Current
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Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy (SEEDS)
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
The Missouri Bar
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Tennessee
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
ID Number: 023619
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jana Davis Lamanna's Website Profile
Contact & Map
Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee, P.C.
Memphis Office
530 Oak Court Dr., Ste 360
Memphis, TN 38117
Telephone: (901) 762-0535
Fax: (901) 762-0539
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee, P.C.
Brentwood Office
104 East Park Drive
Building 300, Suite 313
Brentwood, TN 37027
Telephone: (615) 815-1508
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed