Chasity Sharp Grice is a member with Peppel, Grice & Palazzolo, P.C. in Memphis, Tennessee. She is admitted to the Bars of Tennessee (2009) and Texas (2007). She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clark Atlanta University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and obtained her law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law, with a concentration in Transactional Tax Planning.
Chasity began her career at a Certified Public Accounting firm where she focused in estate planning for middle to high net-worth families. Several years later, she opened her own law practice, focusing on probate, estate planning, and family law. In 2015, she joined the firm of Peppel, Gomes & MacIntosh, P.C. where she practiced probate, estate planning, and elder law. In 2017, the firm changed its name to Peppel, Grice & Palazzolo, P.C.
Chasity has previously taught as an adjunct professor in the Legal Studies department at the University of Memphis where she taught family law and estates, trusts, and probate law.
Chasity is also a member of the Memphis Bar Association's Estate planning and probate section. She serves as a board member for the Memphis Bar Association and also active with the Probate section of the Association. She serves also as West Tennessee Governor for the Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division, and is the current coordinator of the Annual Wills for Heroes clinic. Mrs. Grice has just completed her fellowship as a Trusts and Estates fellow of the American Bar Association Real Property Trust & Estate section and now serves as a Young Leader of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Additionally, she is the vice chair to the Elder Law and Long-Term Care committee with the American Bar Association's Real Property, Trust and Estates section.
Chasity is regularly appointed by the Probate court judges to serve on probate matters and also occasionally serves as Substitute Judge for the Shelby County Probate Court.
One thing is for sure, Chasity has dedicated her career to assisting people, including those with disabled loved ones, small children, and small business owners in their estate planning, business succession and other transactional needs. She strongly supports public education and holds seminars to educate the community on various legal rights. She is always ready to be the voice of those who are dealing with issues that are foreign to them. Chasity has always viewed her job as the person who helps clean up life's messes. After all, EVERYBODY deserves a voice.
Recently, Chasity was voted as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers.
In 2017, she was voted the Nation's Best Advocate "40 under 40" by the National Bar Association.
Chasity can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.