2013 NBA BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINEES
Matt Potempa is a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Matt Potempa, PLLC where he focuses on litigation and resolving probate, matrimonial and business disputes. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis in 2003 and his J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006.
Potempa was honored to receive the NBA’s President’s Award in 2010 for his work in providing Disaster Legal Services after the May 2010 floods. He is also a recipient on the Nashville Bar Association YLD’s Leadership Award, the Tennessee Bar Association YLD’s President’s Award and numerous other accolades for his service to the Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations. He is the founder and co-chair of the NBA’s Solo and Small Firm Committee and has also served on the Public Service Committee, LRIS Committee and Modest Means Panel. Potempa was recently named by the Nashville Post as one of the twenty “Law Leaders Rising” in the Nashville area and has been a finalist the last three years in the Nashville Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Leaders Awards in the Legal Services category.
Particular areas of interest include: improving civility and camaraderie in the local bar; adding value to NBA membership by continuing to improve the association’s technology and member resources; bridging the generational gap in our profession; and equipping young lawyers with the skills they need to solve client’s legal challenges.