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Alexander W. Wellford Jr.
Memphis Office
(901) 259-7100 (voice)
(901) 259-7150 (fax)
awellford@farris-law.com
Areas of Practice
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business and Commercial Transactions
Employment Law
Land Use and Zoning
Litigation
Wealth Planning/Probate
Bar Admissions
Tennessee, 1967

U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 1967
Education
Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1967
    J.D., Juris Doctor

Princeton University, 1964
    A.B.
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Representative Clients
Bryce Corporation
J.M. Smucker Company
Kellogg Company
The Troxel Company
Sentinel Real Estate Company
Union Service Industries, Inc.
Honors and Awards
Recipient, Sam A. Myar, Jr. Memorial Award as Outstanding Young Lawyer, 1983

Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
 
Mr. Wellford is AV® Peer Review Rated - the highest possible peer review rating from Martindale Hubbell.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Memphis Bar Association, 1993
President

Memphis University School
Trustee

Tennessee Bar Association
Member

American Bar Association
Member
Fraternities/Sororities
Phi Delta Phi
Alexander W. Wellford Jr.

Mr. Wellford's practice concentrates in the areas of general corporate law, employment discrimination and other litigation, and estate planning. In addition, he serves as outside counsel or advisor to the board of directors of several local businesses. Mr. Wellford received his AB Degree from Princeton University and his Juris Doctor from Yale University. In 1983, he was the recipient of the Sam A. Myar, Jr. Memorial Award as Outstanding Young Lawyer. He has been designated a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator, and has been appointed to the mediation panel for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. Mr. Wellford is a past president of the Memphis Bar Association (1993), and trustee at Memphis University School (1985-2011) and "Volunteer of the Year" (2010). He is also a member of the Tennessee and American Bar Associations, and is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Tennessee Bar Foundation.


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