Kee concentrates her practice in the areas of criminal defense and government investigations, estate planning, probate, wills and trusts, business and corporate law, and special education law.
She is a member of the firm’s Sumner County office. Kee believes everyone deserves excellent legal services regardless of income or social status; she has spent her career representing people from all walks of life. She has proven herself to be a problem-solver in tough situations. Prior to joining Bone McAllester Norton, Kee ran her own private practice in Hendersonville, where she represented clients in civil litigation and criminal litigation. Her passion for helping people blossomed through her service as Assistant Public Defender for the 18th Judicial District.
- Defended multiple clients in major felony cases.
- Defended juveniles in delinquency cases including complex major felony cases.
- Assists individuals with special-needs and their families with conservatorship matters, as well as, advocating for educational rights, IEPs, 504 plans, due-process hearings, and other school-related issues.
- Won a complex probate litigation case for elderly spouse.
- Defended defamation action in Sumner County Chancery Court against local company, resulting in dismissal.
- Represented several clients in employment discrimination cases.
- Represented several business entities in enforcing non-compete and employment agreements.
- Defends businesses in complex litigation cases.
- Has served as counsel for plaintiffs and defendants in tort actions.
- Represented a mortgage company in a federal court case that resulted in a dismissal.
- Represents parents in child custody disputes.
Professional Recognition and Activities
- Davis-Galloway Award, 2016. The award recognizes and honors women who ascend to leadership through outstanding advocacy, effective networking, and superlative community service.
- Outstanding Citizen Award, 2015, presented by the Portland Public Library, Portland, Tennessee.
- Leadership Middle Tennessee, Co-President, Class of 2016.
- Nashville Legal Aid Society – Volunteer Spotlight, 2014.
- Leadership Sumner, Class of 2014.
- NAACP Citizen of the Year, 2012.
- Sumner County Bar Association
- Treasurer 2017 - 2018
- Secretary 2016 - 2017
- Nashville Bar Association
- Tennessee Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Kee is a humanitarian and an active member of her community. She serves in a variety of roles for professional organizations and non-profits. Kee is a certified arbitrator for the Nashville Better Business Bureau. She is a past president of the Hendersonville League of Women Voters and a past board member of the Rotary Club of Hendersonville. Currently, Kee is Chairman of the Board for the Shalom Zone. She also serves as trustee for Volunteer State Community College. Kee was the first African-American female to be selected as Planning Commissioner for the City of Hendersonville and currently serves as Vice Chairman for the organization. One of her favorite service projects is coaching the mock trial team for Beech High School, where her students have finished in the top 10 at the state competition for several years.
- Rotary Club of Hendersonville, Past Board Member
- Shalom Zone, Board Chair
- League of Women Voters of Tennessee, Board Member
- Hendersonville League of Women Voters, Past President
- Leadership Sumner, Legal Counsel
- Delta Sigma Theta, Member, Nashville Alumnae Chapter
- Jack and Jill of America, Member, Nashville Chapter
- Volunteer State Community College, Trustee
- Sign Club Company, Past Legal Counsel
- Beech High School Mock Trial Team, Coach
- Hendersonville Senior Center, Board Member
- The Links, Inc., Nashville Chapter, Member
- Dr. Katherine Brown Leadership Academy, Board Member
- Sumner County General Sessions Judicial Selection Committee, Member
- Hendersonville Horizons Live Committee, Member
- Vanderbilt Mock Trial Tournament, Served as Presiding Judge
- Boy Scouts of America, Friends of Scouting Chair
- Autism Speaks, Member
- Autism Society for Middle Tennessee, Member
Kee Bryant-McCormick made a commitment to herself as a young girl to dedicate her life to serving others. This commitment to servanthood has led her to relentlessly help others through some of the most difficult times in their lives. She and her husband have a son and live in Hendersonville. Kee is an active member of her church and many community organizations. Outside of work, you are likely to find her planning events for family and friends, scrapbooking, skating and running.