ms. holden
Attorney and Counselor at Law

TRAVENIA A. HOLDEN, the principal attorney of Holden Law Office in Lebanon, Tennessee earned her bachelor’s degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and her Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. She has devoted a substantial part of her legal practice to elder law issues; advising and representing clients on matters involving conservatorships, powers of attorney, advance healthcare directives, preparation and administration of special needs trusts and long-term planning and asset management for individuals and their families. Prior to her elder law practice, she served for a number of years with private law firms, as an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of Attorney General, Assistant General Counsel for the Board of Regents and Assistant Corporate Counsel for Access Health Systems where she litigated employment, contract and other issues.

Ms. Holden has presented on several legal and elder law topics across the State of Tennessee, and is active in several community and professional organizations.


  • Howard University, Washington, D.C. Bachelor of Arts
  • North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina, Juris

Community Service:

  • 2011 “Best of the Best”, Best Lawyer in Wilson County, Finalist
  • General Counsel, Wilson County AARP
  • Commissioner, Water & Wastewater Authority of Wilson County, Tennessee
  • Board Member, Hearthside Senior Living

Bar Admissions:

  • Supreme Court of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle Division
  • United States District Court, Eastern
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Published Opinions/Articles:

  • State of Tennessee v. Kenneth Daron, 1999 Tenn. App. LEXIS 759
  • Co-authored chapters on Elder Law, Guardianships and
    Conservatorships in the Tennessee Practice Series

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, 15th Judicial Bar Association
  • Member, Solo/Small Business Division of Lawyer’s Association for
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member, Nashville Bar Association
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Association
  • Board Member, Tennessee Supreme Court Board of Law Examiners
  • Past Chair, Elder Law Section, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Past President of the 15th Judicial Bar Association before Member, 15th Judicial Bar Association
  • Past Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation – Delete Fellow, Nashville Bar Association
  • Member, Conservatorship Association of Tennessee

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