Robyn Jarvis Askew
Knoxville
(865) 546-4646 VCARD

Education

University of Memphis, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976

University of Memphis, M.S., 1978

University of Tennessee, J.D., 1981

Askew

Robyn Jarvis Askew is a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office who focuses her practice on all aspects of real estate, corporate, and business matters. She represents corporations, joint ventures, partnerships, and limited liability companies regarding entity formation, financing, and operations, including preparation, review and negotiation of commercial contracts of all types spanning multiple industries. Ms. Askew's  real estate practice includes representation of buyers, sellers, and developers in connection with acquisition and disposition of property, leasing and management, project development, finance and construction matters.

A real estate developer for more than ten years, Ms. Askew has extensive experience with national ...

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Robyn Jarvis Askew is a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office who focuses her practice on all aspects of real estate, corporate, and business matters. She represents corporations, joint ventures, partnerships, and limited liability companies regarding entity formation, financing, and operations, including preparation, review and negotiation of commercial contracts of all types spanning multiple industries. Ms. Askew’s  real estate practice includes representation of buyers, sellers, and developers in connection with acquisition and disposition of property, leasing and management, project development, finance and construction matters.

A real estate developer for more than ten years, Ms. Askew has extensive experience with national and regional retailers.  Her developed properties include Walgreen’s retail facilities in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi.

 AFFILIATIONS

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Foundation

 PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Leadership Tennessee Class VI, 2018
  • Chair of Knoxville Chamber Board of Directors, 2015 – 2017
  • Fellow, Knoxville Bar Foundation, 2012 – present
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Tennessee Housing Development Agency
  • Former Chair, Tennessee Housing Development Agency Grants Committee
  • Former Chair, Knoxville’s Central Business Improvement District
  • Leadership Knoxville, Class of 1995
  • Member, Board of Directors, Think Tennessee
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, YWCA Knoxville
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Leadership Knoxville
  • Alumni Hall of Fame, Dobyns-Bennett High School, Inducted 2015
  • Member, Hamilton Burnett Inns of Court
  • Former member and chair, City of Knoxville’s Police Advisory Review Committee
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern Tennessee Chapter
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Episcopal School of Knoxville
  • Member and past president, Executive Women’s Association of Knoxville
  • Former Member, Board of Governors, Knoxville Bar Association
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law – University of Tennessee College of Law, Center for Entrepreneurial Law
  • Named a Cityview Magazine “Top Attorney” 2009-Present
  • Recipient of Inaugural Impact Award, A Step Ahead
  • Vice-Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee

 

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