ABA Top 40 Young LawyerElder Law of East Tennessee’s Bailey Schiermeyer Selected as American Bar Association’s Top 40 Young Lawyers Honoree (National Award)

July 8, 2019, (Knoxville, Tennessee) – On June 28, 2019 The American Bar Association named its Top 40 Young Lawyers of 2019, recognizing young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and community service.  Attorney Bailey Schiermeyer of Elder Law of East Tennessee has been selected as a 2019 honoree.

When asked about the significance of the award Schiermeyer said, “I am excited to receive this award and to be included among a group of such accomplished attorneys. My work is important to me because the families that I represent are important to me, and it’s great to be recognized for the care and effort I put into representing elders and their families in East Tennessee.” Schiermeyer earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Regent University School of Law in 2014.  She is an active member of the Tennessee Bar Association Elder Law Section, the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association, and the Knoxville Bar Association. Bailey is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is the President of the Tennessee State Chapter.

Elder Law of East Tennessee is extremely proud of Bailey’s dedication and hard work in receiving this well-deserved honor.


The On The Rise Award program provides national recognition for ABA young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and community service. Honorees must be under the age of 36 and nominated by a peer or peers for their exemplary-level work, and are then selected via a panel of reputable lawyers across many practice areas.


With more than 400,000 members, the ABA is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.


Elder Law of East Tennessee is a group of elder law attorneys, care coordinators, benefits specialists and support staff based out of Knoxville, TN, with a new office in Johnson City, TN. The firm is an elder-centered law firm that delivers customized elder care planning solutions, serving as an advocate and one point of contact for loved ones who are navigating long-term care options, estate planning, Medicaid and Veterans Benefits. www.elderlawetn.com