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Mary Beth Ausbrooks



Nashville, TN





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Areas Of Practice

  • Consumer Bankruptcy

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1996


  • University of Memphis School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.B.A. - 1993
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Accounting
  • Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, Tennessee
    • A.S. - 1991
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Business and Commerce

Published Works

  • Strategies for Consumer Bankruptcy Appeals Aspatore Guiding Clients Through the Bankruptcy Appeals Process 2012 Co-author
  • Best Practices for Filing Chapter 13 Aspatore Successful Strategies and Processes for Chapter 13 Filings 2013 Co-author
  • Tennessee Bar Journal Tennessee Bar Association Student Loans and Bankruptcy: Undue Hardship is a Difficult Standard to Meet in Tennessee August, 2019 Co-author
  • Materials presented at seminars conducted by NACBA, NACTT, ABI, SBLI, Nashville Bar Association and other organizations regarding consumer bankruptcy issues.

Representative Cases

  • In re Petro -- determination of Disposable Monthly Income
  • In re Kimbro -- determination that unencumbered vehicles are entitled to ownership allowance


  • Effect of BAPCPA on Domestic Relations, Rutherford/Cannon Bar, 2008 to 2008

Honors and Awards

  • American Board of Certification, Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist (2007)
  • Nashville Bar Foundation, Fellow (2016)
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Distinguished Service Award (2014)
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, NACBA Appellate Award (2016)
  • Tennessee Supreme Court, Approved Mentor Certification (2016)
  • AVVO, Client's Choice Award (2019)
  • AVVO, Rating 10.0 - Top Attorney
  • The News, Nashville, Tennessee, Saluting 23 Nashville Women in Law (2011 Edition)
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2010, 2011)
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyer for Mid-South (2014, 2019)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Board of Certification, Board of Directors, Chair of the Standards Committee and Secretary (2007 -)
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member, former member of the Board of Directors and former State Chair (2009 -)
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, Member
  • Nashville Bar Association, Member (1996 -)
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member (1996 -)
  • Middle Tennessee Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member/President
  • Legal Aid Society and Nashville Pro Bono Program, Leadership Cabinet (2011-2018)

Past Employment Positions

  • Attorney/Owner, Rothschild & Ausbrooks, PLLC, Nashville, Tennessee (2008-)
  • Managing Attorney, Clark & Washington, P.C., Nashville, Tennessee (2005-2008)
  • Associate Attorney, Roehrig & Associates, P.C., Gallatin, Tennessee (2000-2005)
  • Associate Attorney, The Fleming Law Firm, Springfield, Tennessee (1999-2000)
  • Associate Attorney, Walker & Associates, P.C., Goodlettsville, Tennessee (1996-1999)

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