Attorney - Lauren Dunavin Callins

Attorney:

Lauren Dunavin Callins
Attorney at Law
HBS Memphis Office

P: 901-620-4987
F: 901-620-4986
E: lcallins@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

Lauren is an associate in our Memphis office and is a member of the Professional Negligence / MedMal practice group.  She graduated from the University of Tennessee (B.A.) where she was a student recruiter for the Tennessee football team.  Lauren went on to pursue her Juris Doctorate at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.  While in law school, Lauren was the President of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association Law Student Chapter, Bar Governor, and Secretary of the Student Bar Association.  She received the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award for her commitment to pro bono work both in the Memphis community and while volunteering at the University of Miami Law Clinic.  Lauren continues her spirit of service by volunteering regularly at the Lester Community Center and Saturday Free Legal Clinics.
Lauren specializes in medical malpractice defense and health care liability litigation, representing hospitals, health care systems, clinics, physicians, nurses, dentists, and specialists in a variety of fields.  She also has experience in representing physicians and nurses in credentialing and licensing matters, as well as various aspects of risk management and patient care. 
Lauren has assisted in obtaining multiple awards of summary judgment and has numerous favorable published appellate opinions.  She has had exposure to a wide range of medical and legal issues and is prepared to offer a robust defense in even the most complex of cases.  
Outside of her practice, Lauren enjoys yoga, art, live music, and Tennessee football.  She and her husband have two small children and one very large dog.

Practice Areas

Professional Negligence / Medical Malpractice

Education

University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2012
University of Tennessee, B.A., 2008

Admitted

Tennessee, 2013
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, 2015
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 2015

Activities

Volunteer at Lester Community Center in Binghampton
Volunteer at Saturday Free Legal Clinic at Benjamin Hooks Library
Junior League of Memphis
Memphis Heritage, Inc.
Central Gardens Landmarks Committee
UrbanArt Public Space Selection Committee

Memberships

Memphis Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Association of Women Attorneys