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About

Nick Davenport, V was born and raised in East Tennessee. His family owns and operates a small business (Nick’s Market) in the Morristown community for over 38 years.

Nick graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a degree in Political Science. While at U.T., Nick served on the Student Judicial Board of Affairs.

During law school, Nick worked for the Knoxville law firm: Ambrose, Wilson, Grimm and Durand. He also volunteered at Legal Aid of East Tennessee, and completed an externship with Stacy Whitt and Cooper, Association of Attorneys. Nick was voted a Senator for Student Government and chaired the elections committee for the student government. Nick drafted procedures and conducted the first and second student elections at the Duncan School of Law.

Presently, Nick is back in his hometown practicing law and helping fellow members of his community. Despite the demands of a busy law practice, Nick is involved in the Hamblen County Coalition Against Substance Abuse, a non-profit organization that focuses on prevention and rehabilitation as it relates to substance addiction in Hamblen and surrounding counties. Additionally, Crossroads Downtown Partnership named Nick to the board of directors. Crossroads is an organization focused on economic and aesthetic revitalization of the downtown Morristown area.

Publications

Nick’s latest article, How Natural Law and the Declaration of Independence Justify Capital Punishment, is published by the Lincoln Memorial Duncan School of law- law review."He Who Wishes To Preserve His Life At Others' Expense Should Also Be Ready To Give It Up For Their Sake:" How Natural Law And The Declaration Of Independence Justify Capital Punishment, Lincoln Memorial Law Review, Vol.2, issue 1. 
Available at: http://digitalcommons.lmunet.edu/lmulrev/vol2/iss1/6/
Nick’s article, Fourth Amendment – Not like Fine Wine, is published by the Lincoln Memorial Duncan School of law- law review. "NAVIGATING THE POLITICAL DIVIDE: LESSONS FROM LINCOLN," Lincoln Memorial University Law Review: Vol. 1: Iss. 1, Article 1.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.lmunet.edu/lmulrev/vol1/iss1/1

William “Ellis” Baltz

William “Ellis” Baltz

Ellis Baltz was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in History. While an undergrad at U.T., he was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta pre-law society.

Ellis graduated from The University of Tennessee College of Law with a concentration in Advocacy and Dispute Resolution. During his first summer of law school Ellis worked for the Nashville law firm of Aubrey Givens and Associates, PLLC in Nashville. In Knoxville, Ellis became a student attorney for the University of Tennessee College of Law Advocacy Clinic representing clients in a number of matters including housing, criminal, and juvenile court. Ellis received the 2015 University of Tennessee Legal Clinic Distinguished Student Attorney Award. During his final year of law school, Ellis received an externship with the Office of the District Attorney General in Knox County and was assigned to the DUI trial unit where he gained experience in conducting jury trials. He was subsequently hired by the Knox County District Attorney as a law clerk and was assigned to the DUI general sessions unit.

Ellis was admitted to the Tennessee bar in November of 2015. Ellis primarily practice juvenile law, family law, divorce, DUI, and criminal law.

Nicholas Davenport, V, with former Chief Justice Gary Wade, of the Tennessee Supreme Court. Gary Wade is now the Dean of LMU- Duncan School of Law.

Nicholas Davenport, V, with former Chief Justice Gary Wade, of the Tennessee Supreme Court. Gary Wade is now the Dean of LMU- Duncan School of Law.

Nick Davenport and Hamblen County General Sessions Court Judge, Doug Collins

Nick Davenport and Hamblen County General Sessions Court Judge, Doug Collins