Robyn Jarvis Askew
Knoxville
(865) 546-4646 VCARD

Education

University of Memphis, B.A magna cum laude

University of Memphis, M.S.

University of Tennessee, J.D.

Askew

Robyn Jarvis Askew is a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office. Her practice centers on commercial law with an emphasis on commercial real estate, finance and business transactions.  In addition, Ms. Askew represents physicians, nurses and other medical professionals before state licensing boards.

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

Ms. Askew served on the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, and chaired THDA’s Grants Committee. She also chaired Knoxville’s Central Business Improvement District. She is ...

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Robyn Jarvis Askew is a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office. Her practice centers on commercial law with an emphasis on commercial real estate, finance and business transactions.  In addition, Ms. Askew represents physicians, nurses and other medical professionals before state licensing boards.

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

Ms. Askew served on the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, and chaired THDA’s Grants Committee. She also chaired Knoxville’s Central Business Improvement District. She is immediate past chair of the board of the Knoxville Chamber. She is a past member and chair of the City of Knoxville’s Police Advisory Review Committee, and has served on numerous other boards including the Alzheimer’s Association and the Episcopal School of Knoxville. She is a member and past president of the Executive Women’s Association of Knoxville. As a member of the Knoxville Bar Association, she served two terms on its Board of Governors.

 AFFILIATIONS

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

 PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Named a Cityview Magazine Top Attorney
  • Inducted into Leadership Tennessee’s 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
  • Graduate, Leadership Knoxville, Class of 1995
  • Member, Board of Directors, Think Tennessee
  • Member, Board of Directors, YWCA Knoxville
  • 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 of Entrepreneurial Law, Spring 1996, 1997 and 1998
  • Named a Cityview Magazine “Top Attorney” 2009-Present

 

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