Mediator and Attorney at Law
McNabb, Bragorgos, Burgess & Sorin PLLC
Leland applies almost five decades of jury trial experience to the problems of his clients. After starting his legal career as law clerk for the Supreme Court of Tennessee, Leland was Assistant District Attorney General in the 15th and 30th Judicial Districts of Tennessee and prosecuted hundreds of jury trials. His private practice, since 1980, has been almost exclusively civil and his practice areas include business litigation, pharmacy liability, premises liability, product liability, professional liability, and trucking and tort litigation.
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Mediator Bar Admissions: Tennessee, 1968 U.S. Supreme Court, 1972 U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 1972 U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1983 U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1987 U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1988 U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1989 U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 1990 U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 1990 U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2000 U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2008 Education: Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee, J.D. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, B.A.
Mediation Education & Training:
Beginning in 2015 he has authored a series of articles in the newsletter of the Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators addressing issues peculiar to evaluative mediations and addressing the most common criticisms of by mediating parties of mediators Articles in the series appearing in the newsletter of the Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, 1. Mediator Tool Kit 2. Basic Rules to Avoid Driving Mediation into the Ditch 3. Pet Peeves about Mediators: Article 1 4. Pet Peeves about Mediators: Article 2 5. Pet Peeves about Mediators: Article 3 6. Pet Peeves about Mediators: Article 4
Please contact Leland to discuss. Generally, about $225 hourly.