John Manson, Special Counsel in Lewis Thomason’s Nashville office, has been named a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation. Fellows are chosen based on their devoted and distinguished service to the legal profession and the administration of justice and their adherence to the highest standards of professional ethics and personal conduct.
Manson, a Nashville native, earned his bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, and his Juris Doctor degree from Howard University School of Law.
Manson served as Special Master and law clerk for the Eighth Circuit Court for eight years and Special Probate Master for Seventh Circuit Court for three years, both in Davidson County, Tennessee.
Among his many professional achievements, 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 a past president of the Napier-Looby Bar Association, the Nashville affiliate chapter of the National Bar Association.
In addition to his legal pursuits, 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.