About

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

 

Meet the Attorney

 
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Attorney

Katie Mathews Zipper

Katie Mathews Zipper practices in all areas of family law, including divorce, post-divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, paternity, alimony, prenuptial agreements, LGBT issues, complex asset division, and appeals. Ms. Zipper is a Rule 31 Listed Family Mediator, and she is trained in Collaborative Law. She also helps clients with wills and estate planning.

Prior to starting her own practice, Ms. Zipper worked for the largest domestic litigation firm in the country. Early in her career, she gained valuable experience by working under one of the most seasoned family law attorneys in Nashville, trying multi-million dollar divorces and some of the toughest custody cases in Tennessee. Ms. Zipper previously served as a judicial clerk to retired Judge Barbara Haynes in the Third Circuit Court for Davidson County, Tennessee. She has been published in the Nashville Bar Journal for her co-authored article, A New Domestic Tort. She currently serves on the board of the Williamson County Bar Association as Immediate Past President.

Ms. Zipper is a Knoxville native and proud three-time graduate of the University of Tennessee. She is married to Nathan Zipper, Director of Business Development for Williamson, Inc. The couple have two sons and a dog. Outside of the office, Ms. Zipper enjoys attending UT sporting events, exercising, traveling, and reading.

 

Education

University of Tennessee
Juris Doctor

University of Tennessee
Master of Public Administration

University of Tennessee
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, concentration in Public Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

 

 

Activities & Affiliations

  • Immediate Past President, Williamson County Bar Association

  • Membership Chair, Tennessee John Marshall American Inn of Court

  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association

  • Member, Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance

  • Advisory Board Member, University of Tennessee Department of Political Science

  • Member, Heritage Foundation of Williamson County

  • Member, Williamson Chamber

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star - 2016, 2017, 2018

  • Bill Bradley Award from the Tennessee John Marshall American Inn of Court - 2015

  • Tennessee Bar Association Pro Bono Honor Roll - 2012, 2013, 2014