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Janna Maples

Janna Maples

803 18th Ave South
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
United States

Telephone: 615 321-0220
Firm: Janna Maples, Esq.
Practice Overview:
• Criminal Law:
o Domestic Violence
o Assault
o Sex Crimes and Prostitution
o Drug Possession
o Drug Trafficking
o Expungement of Criminal Record
o Campus Crime
o Criminal Appeals and Post-Conviction
o Probation and Parole Violations
o Theft
o Fraud & Corporate Crime
o Vehicular Homicide
• Domestic:
o Divorce
o Separation
o Child custody and visitation
o Child support and child support contempt
o Modification of custody and support
o Father’s rights
o Termination of parental rights
o Neglect/dependency issues
o Adoptions
o Pre-nuptial agreements
o Guardianships
o Post-divorce decree issues including contempt and modifications Adoptions
o Pre-nuptial agreements
o Guardianships
o Orders of protection
o Criminal matters relating to family law issues
o Post-divorce decree issues including contempt and modifications
• Civil Litigation:
o Personal Injury
o Contracts
o General Civil Litigation


Professional Profile:
Janna focuses her practice at Gordon Law Group on Domestic Relations, Criminal Law, and General Civil Litigation. She graduated with dual degrees in English and Political Science and a minor in History from Auburn University. As an undergraduate at Auburn, Janna was a member of the social sorority Alpha Gamma Delta and a founding member and team captain of Auburn’s Mock Trial Team. She also worked on various projects for the Dean of Educational Affairs and Graduate Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and was awarded a fellowship in Civic Engagement.
Janna received her Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt Law School, where she served as Chief Justice of the Vanderbilt Moot Court Board and co-chair of the Legal Aid Society Public Interest Auction. Janna excelled in Vanderbilt’s Moot Court and Mock Trial Competitions, finishing as a semifinalist and quarterfinalist, respectively, and participated in the Appellate Litigation Clinic, where she focused on habeas corpus cases. She also received the VLS scholastic excellence award in Environmental Law.
As a law student, Janna worked in Public Defenders’ offices in Tennessee and Alabama. She also worked for a small firm specializing in civil litigation, a medical malpractice defense firm, and a small general practice firm, where she assisted with business and civil litigation and wills and trusts.

Affiliations & Memberships:
• Tennessee Bar Association
• Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
• Nashville Bar Association
• Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
• Next Chapter Society of Nashville Public Library