an Association of Attorneys

Edwards & Edwards are skilled, experienced attorneys who handle a myriad of cases ranging from basic legal matters to complex situations. Edwards & Edwards has represented clients in Sumner, Robertson, and Davidson counties, as well as the surrounding Middle Tennessee area, for over forty years. With the solid capability and proven track record of Edwards & Edwards, you are assured that your legal rights will be represented by top professionals.

Areas of Practice

Wills and Probate

Edwards & Edwards drafts wills, powers of attorney, living wills and trusts as well as representing clients in court proceedings involving wills, estates, and conservatorships.

Family Law

Over 60% of Edwards & Edwards’s practice focuses on family law including divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, adoption, termination of parental rights, guardianship proceedings, and prenuptial agreements. We have experience in complex divorce cases involving complicated valuations of businesses and assets.

Personal Injury

Personal injury covers a broad spectrum of cases and can be applicable to most injuries sustained to a person’s body. Examples of personal injury are automobile accidents, slip-and-fall, premises liability, and wrongful death.

Criminal Defense

Edwards & Edwards has extensive experience in defending the rights of those accused of criminal acts. Edwards & Edwards handles a range of cases including, but not limited to, DUI/DWI, public intoxication, reckless driving, habitual traffic offender, vehicular assault/homicide, drug offences, assault, domestic violence, trespass, homicide, burglary, and theft.

Staff Profiles

Michael Edwards

Michael Edwards has been practicing law almost exclusively in Sumner County since 1974. After graduating in the top ten of his class from the YMCA Night Law School (currently the Nashville School of Law), he was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1974. Prior to law school, Michael earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Belmont University. He was born and raised in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Michael and his wife Laura live in Gallatin, Tennessee on property he fondly refers to as the “farm.” He enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and taking care of the farm.

Russell Edwards

Russell Edwards has been with the Edwards & Edwards since 1998. He was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 2003 after graduating from the Nashville School of Law. Russell attended Gallatin High School and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Russell has been married to Sara since 2000 and they have two children, Ella and Hayden. Russell is active in the community and currently serves on the board of directors of the Cumberland Valley Arc, which serves individuals with special needs. Russell enjoys running, biking, swimming and, most of all, spending time with his family.


Both Michael and Russell Edwards are licensed to practice in all Tennessee state courts, including the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Federal District Court, and the Sixth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.

Edwards & Edwards
an Association of Attorneys

177 East Main Street
Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075-3864


(615) 822-0431


(615) 822-9643

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Edwards & Edwards

177 East Main Street
Hendersonville, TN 37075