Haleigh E. Chastain

Haleigh E. Chastain

Associate Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Divorce & Family Law
  • Civil Litigation


Haleigh graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2016 from Carson Newman University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science where she received the most outstanding graduate award in the Health Science Department. After graduating Cum Laude from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law in 2019, Haleigh returned to Knoxville and began her legal career at Bernstein, Stair & McAdams. During her time in law school, she served as Student Materials Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, served as a Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow, and a Judge James Edwin Horton Inn of Court Student Member.

She has received several awards recognizing her academic excellence, including the American Journal of Trial Advocacy Vulcan Materials Writing Award. Haleigh is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Knoxville Bar Association, Alabama Bar, and the American Bar Association. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, CrossFit training, and playing with her Goldendoodle.


B.S., Magna Cum Laude, Carson Newman University

J.D., Cum Laude, Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law


Tennessee State Courts

Alabama State Courts

Awards & Honors

Recipient of Most Outstanding Graduate from Carson Newman University

4-Year Recipient of the ITA Scholar-Athlete Award

American Journal of Trial Advocacy Vulcan Materials Writing Award recipient

Recipient of Scholar of Merit Award for receiving the top grade in Conflict of Laws, Criminal Procedure I, Secured Transactions, and Alabama Legislation and Policy

Publications & Presentations

Doe v. Mercy Catholic Medical Center: The Application of Title IX Expands Further to Former Exclusive Title VII Cases, 41 AM. J. TRIAL. ADVOC. 407 (Fall 2017).

How will the New Tax Law Affect Couples Progressing Through a Divorce?, AM. J. TRIAL ADVOC. (March 12, 2018), http://www.cumberlandtrialjournal.com/how-will-the-new-tax-law-affect-couples-progressing-through-a-divorce/.

Can the SAFETY Act Provide for a Mass Tragedy?, AM. J. TRIAL ADVOC. (August 6, 2018), http://www.cumberlandtrialjournal.com/can-the-safety-act-provide-for-a-mass-tragedy/.