Bailey Schiermeyer, JD

Elder Law Attorney

Attorney Bailey Schiermeyer assists elders, individuals with disabilities, and their families with planning for the legal and financial challenges of aging and long-term care situations.  She advises clients about the best strategies for dealing with current crises and planning to avoid crisis situations in the future.  As a solution-driven and empathetic person, Bailey is excited by the opportunity to meet clients’ needs and help them reach desired outcomes. Her analytical skills and patience serve her well as she helps clients navigate unique challenges and achieve their goals.  In addition to assisting clients with issues of aging and disability, she also handles estate administration or probate cases.

In 2019, Bailey was awarded the ABA’s “On the Rise- Top 40 Young Lawyers Award by the American Bar Association. This program  provides national recognition of ABA Young Lawyers Division Members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and service to the profession and their communities.

Education:
Tennessee Technological University, Bachelor of Science in Communications, 2011
Regent University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2014

 

Memberships/Accreditations:
Life Care Planning Law Firms Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Knoxville Bar Association
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
VA Accredited

What is the problem you are best at solving for your clients?
My clients entrust me with matters that are deeply personal and sometimes tragic.  By approaching the challenges they are facing with a balance of sensitivity and pragmatism, I help them to resolve complex legal and financial problems and reach the best possible outcomes.

What excites you about your work and the contribution you make to the ELET team?
I love that my firm is willing and eager to take on the cases and challenges that other firms aren’t equipped or interested in taking on. It is exciting to work with a team of people who are committed to giving their absolute best.

What do you love most about ELET?
I love that my firm is willing and eager to take on the cases and challenges that other firms aren’t equipped or interested in taking on. It is exciting to work with a team of people who are committed to giving their absolute best.

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
With my sweet little family.

Fun fact:
I have two pugs named Mosely Bartholomew and Sophia, and they are real characters. I am amused when my clients want to incorporate planning for their pets in their plans because I get it. I’m a dog person too!