april-randleAs a graduate with high honors from Middle Tennessee State University and Washburn University School of Law, Ms. Randle is well-versed academically and has a diverse career background.  After graduating from law school in 2000, Ms. Randle served as Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Frank Schwelb of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.  Thereafter, Ms. Randle served as a strategic planner and defense contract analyst assisting on governmental projects for the military, the Smithsonian Institute and NASA.  After the tragedies surrounding 9-11, Ms. Randle returned to her home state and began practicing in Chattanooga and Cleveland.  Some of Ms. Randle’s clients have included Chase Home Finance, LLC, Chattanooga Area Schools Federal Credit Union, Cleveland/Bradley County Teachers Federal Credit Union, State Farm Bank and Marshall and Ilsley Bank.  During her practice she has argued a case before the Tennessee Court of Appeals concerning a land boundary dispute and authored a brief submitted to the same Court regarding the contractual interactions of a plane purchase on e-bay.  In 2008, Ms. Randle was honored to the be guest speaker on Recent Updates in Law and Legislation concerning Consumer Protection Rights.
Building on these experiences, Ms. Randle is active in her community and is a member of the Bradley County Chamber of Commerce.  She is a member of the Cleveland Bar Association and has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Areas of Practice

  • 95% Bankruptcy – Consumer
  • 5% Bankruptcy – Creditor

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2002
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Tennessee

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas
    • J.D. (Magna Cum Laude)
    • Honors: Ungermann Trial Advocacy Award
    • Honors: Family Law Quarterly Editorial Board
  • Middle Tennessee State University
    • B.A. (Cum Laude)
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: Honor’s Program Scholarship
    • Honors: PreLaw Award

Published Works

  • TN Consumer Protection and Bankruptcy Law, TN Attorneys Memo, 2010 – Present
  • Emerging Trends in Consumer Protection and Bankruptcy, Lee Smith Publishing, 2008 – Present

Honors / Awards / Associations

  • Pro Bono Service Award, 2007 – Present
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • Bradley County Bar Association
  • Better Business Bureau A+ Rating
  • Cleveland Chamber Of Commerce

Sororities

  • Delta Zeta