Lyell Law Firm Areas of Practice

Legislative Advocacy

Government Relations is more than just lobbying members of the legislature and the administration.
Our services include: 

  • Bill and amendment drafting
  • Strategy
  • Selection of sponsors
  • Witness preparation for hearings and testimony
  • Lobbying members of the Tennessee General Assembly
  • Advocacy with affected departments of state government
  • Required legal and constitutional research
  • Fiscal input on bills
  • Creation of talking points for bill and amendment sponsors
  • Development of bullet points for each bill, if needed
  • Working knowledge of the rules of the TN Senate and House
  • Effective negotiations
  • Familiarity and working relationship with legislative staff, as well as executive staff in relation to legislation

Administrative Law

  • Legal representation before Tennessee state boards and commissions concerning actions under the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act (UAPA). 
  • Rule making hearing representation before Tennessee state boards and commissions concerning new or proposed amendments to administrative rules
  • Law practice includes representation before the Board of Medical Examiners, Board of Opticians, Board of Veterinary Medicine, Motor Vehicle Commission, Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Tennessee Real Estate Commission, Tennessee Commissioner of Insurance, Tennessee Commissioner of Health, all other state boards and commissions.

Political Action Committee Development and Administration

Creation of Non-profit Organizations

Contact Lyell Law Firm

Phone: 615.255.0033

Address:  211 7th Ave N # 300
Nashville, TN 37219-1823

Email: John Lyell or Chris Lyell