Stephany Skaggs Pedigo

Stephany joined the law firm of Rainey, Kizer, Reivere and Bell, PLC in 2018. She attended law school at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama where she graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, she served as the editor-in-chief for The American Journal of Trial Advocacy. She was also inducted into the honorary societies Phi Kappa Phi and Curia Honoris. Stephany served as an intern clerk for a Federal District Court judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee and received the Judge H.H. Grooms, Sr., Dean’s, Leadership and Corbitt scholarships during her three years in law school.

After graduating from law school, she began practicing with a Chattanooga firm where she assisted with and directed cases involving bankruptcy, personal injuries, business litigation, wills and estates and medical malpractice defense. Next, Stephany developed a solo practice and handled matters involving conservatorships, representation for judicial hospitalization, preparation of wills and trusts, preparation of advance planning documents, and has served as guardian ad litem in many cases. In 2015, Stephany joined the law firm of Baker, Kinsman, Hollis and Clelland where she continued her practice in the areas of insurance defense, wills and estates and conservatorship law.  Stephany is licensed to practice in all state courts in Tennessee and Georgia and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

 

Representative and Published Cases

  • Hancock v. Chattanooga-Hamilton Cty. Hosp. Auth., 54 S.W.3d 234 (Tenn. 2001)
  • Reagan v. Malone, No. E1999-01846-COA-R3-CV, 2000 Tenn. App. LEXIS 481 (Ct. App. July 25, 2000)

 

Faculty Appointments

Business Law Adjunct Professor, Tennessee Temple University

 

Community Involvement

Children and Family Sunday School Teacher – Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church

Volunteer for Children with Special Needs Program – Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church

Board of Directors for the Signal Mountain Presbyterian Day School

Capital Campaign Committee for Signal Mountain Christian School