John R. Manson
Nashville
(615) 259-1366 VCARD

Education

Morehouse College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2000

Howard University School of Law, J.D., 2005

Manson

John R. Manson is Special Counsel in the firm’s Nashville office.   He previously served as the Presiding Night Court Magistrate for Nashville-Davidson County.  A Nashville native, John earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, and his Juris Doctor degree from Howard University School of Law.

He has additional judicial experience, serving as Special Master and law clerk for Eighth Circuit Court for eight years, and Special Probate Master for Seventh Circuit Court for three years, both in Davidson County, TN.

Mr. Manson is a former faculty member of the National Judicial Institute on domestic ...

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John R. Manson is Special Counsel in the firm’s Nashville office.   He previously served as the Presiding Night Court Magistrate for Nashville-Davidson County.  A Nashville native, John earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, and his Juris Doctor degree from Howard University School of Law.

He has additional judicial experience, serving as Special Master and law clerk for Eighth Circuit Court for eight years, and Special Probate Master for Seventh Circuit Court for three years, both in Davidson County, TN.

Mr. Manson is a former faculty member of the National Judicial Institute on domestic violence, a past member of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court, and is a past president of the Napier-Looby Bar Association, the Nashville affiliate chapter of the National Bar Association.

In addition to his legal pursuits, Mr. Manson  is an accomplished musician and occasionally performs at various venues around Nashville.  He is a past President of the Nashville Symphony Chorus, and is a member of the Cathedral Choir at Christ Church Cathedral Episcopal Church.

AFFILIATIONS

  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Former Special Master, Eighth Circuit Court, Davidson County
  • Former Faculty member, National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence
  • Former Member, Harry Phillips American Inn of court
  • Past President, Napier-Looby Bar Association
  • Past President, Nashville Symphony Chorus

 

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