April Perry Randle

April Perry Randle

Attorney
Location:
Cleveland, Tennessee
Phone:
423-464-6908
Fax:
423-473-6718
Email:

As 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 and Athens County Chambers of Commerce. She is a member of the Chattanooga and Cleveland Bar Associations and assists with various pro bono projects through Legal Aid of East Tennessee.

Areas of Practice

  • 95% Bankruptcy - Consumer
  • 5% Bankruptcy - Creditor
  • Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions

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

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2000
    • 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

Representative Clients

  • Chattanooga Area Schools Fed'l Credit Union
  • M&I Bank
  • State Farm Bank

Classes/Seminars

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

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Service Award, 2007 – Present
  • Better Business Bureau A+ Rating

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Bradley County Bar Association
  • Cleveland Chamber Of Commerce

Past Employment Positions

  • D.C. Court of Appeals, Judicial Clerk, 2000 - 2001
  • SAIC, Contract Analyst, 2001 - 2003
  • Honorable Frank Schwelb of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Judicial Clerk

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Zeta