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Chasity Sharp Grice

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Memphis, TN

Peppel, Grice & Palazzolo, P.C.
474 Perkins Extended, Suite 205
Memphis, TN 38117
Phone: 866-661-2035
Fax: 844-970-0539
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021
Licensed in Tennessee Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (30%), Estate & Trust Litigation (50%), Elder Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of her eponymous law firm, Chasity Sharp Grice focuses her practice on estate planning and administration along with related litigation and other aspects of elder law. Located in Memphis, Tennessee, she represents clients throughout Shelby County and the surrounding areas. Admitted to practice before all Tennessee state courts since 2009, Ms. Grice is additionally admitted to practice law in Texas.

In her estate planning practice, Ms. Grice meets with each of her clients to discuss their financial and family goals and objectives. She then prepares the appropriate documents for their particular situation, which can include revocable and irrevocable trusts, advance health care directives, last wills and testaments, and health care and financial powers of attorney. Ms. Grice, along with her clients, also conducts periodic reviews of the estate plan in order to ensure that the documents are up to date and take into account family, financial, and legal developments.

Ms. Grice also leads many of her clients through what can often be a lengthy and confusing probate process, and she provides advice and counsel to executors, estate administrators, trustees and other fiduciaries regarding their administrative duties. She has handled related estate litigation, and her experience has additionally encompassed guardianships and helping elder abuse victims and their family members. Ms. Grice’s compassionate manner in what are often emotional and trying matters has earned her the respect of her colleagues, including an “Excellent” peer review rating through Avvo. A 2004 graduate of Clark Atlanta University, where she majored in English and French and earned a Bachelor of Arts, she also holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a Master of Science in accounting from The University of Texas at Dallas.

About Chasity Sharp Grice

First Admitted: 2007, Texas

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • Young Leader, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Memphis, Family Law and Estates, Trusts, and Probate Law


  • Substitute Judge for the Shelby County Probate Court
  • American Bar Foundation, Current Fellow
  • American Bar Association Real Property Trust & Estate section, Former Trusts and Estates Fellow
  • The awards recognize the nation’s top lawyers under the age 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement in the legal field, including in advocacy, innovation, vision, leadership and overall legal and community involvement. Each of our 40 Under 40 award recipients possesses remarkable intellect and a professional drive that enhances the future of our profession., Top 40 Under 40 - Nation’s Best Advocates, National Bar Association, 2017
  • "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, 2017 - 2019

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Tennessee, 2009
  • American Bar Association's Commission on Law and Aging, Commissioner
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Continuing Education Committee, Member
  • Texas, 2007
  • Memphis Bar Association, Estate planning and probate section
  • American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel- Young Leader, 2019
  • American Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division Real Property, Trusts and Estates Committee Co-Chair, 2016
  • Tennessee Bar Association Western Governor, 2013

Educational Background

  • Clark Atlanta University, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, English
  • Western New England, LL.M. in Elder Law and Estate Planning, 2019
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Office Location for Chasity Sharp Grice

474 Perkins Extended
Suite 205
Memphis, TN 38117

Last Updated: 6/23/2021

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