About: Lanis Karnes

Founded in 1996 Karnes Legal Services has offered clients in Tennessee and Virginia an aggressive civil trial practice In Tennessee and Virginia State and Federal courts, as well as appellate practice in these courts and administrative courts. Ms Karnes has argued cases in Tennessee and Virginia general, civil, criminal, chancery and administrative courts. She has argued appeals in the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, the Tennessee Court of Civil Appeals, the Virginia Court of Appeals, and The United States 4th 6th and 8th District Court and Appellate Courts. Karnes Legal Services is a general practice law firm; with an emphasis on litigation. A large part of the firm's Federal Civil Litigation involves constitutional issues and religious rights.

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Sterling Awards 2013

20 Most Influential Women in West Tennessee

Lanis Karnes was chosen for Sterling Award 2013: 20 Most Influential Women in West Tennessee. The Sterling Awards were created in 2010 in a partnership with The Jackson Sun and Jackson Area Business and Professional Women to honor women who are outstanding in their fields of endeavor. Nominations were accepted...
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic ‘Buffer Zone’ Law

On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Massachusetts law requiring pro-life "sidewalk counselors" to stay at least 35 feet away from abortion clinics was an unconstitutional infringement of their free speech rights. Ironically, Planned Parenthood is fighting hard in Tennessee against Amendment 1, which if passed will allow your representatives to...
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