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Lancelot L. Minor III

Lance Minor handles a wide variety of business and commercial matters in representing and advising financial institutions, businesses, and individuals in the purchase and sale of businesses, secured lending transactions, corporate matters, and work-outs, as well as representing individuals and business entities in various types of litigation, mediation, and arbitration. Lance also regularly handles real estate transactional matters, wills, trusts, and probate matters. He practices in all of the Tennessee and federal courts, appears regularly before municipal boards and tribunals, and is licensed also in the courts of the state of Mississippi.



Professional Memberships and Activities
Licensed in States of Tennessee and Mississippi

Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, Fifth and Sixth Circuit U.S. Courts of Appeals, Tennessee and Mississippi Supreme Courts, Tennessee and Mississippi Courts of Appeals, all Federal district courts of the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, the Federal District Courts of the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Tennessee, the Federal District Court of Northern District of Mississippi, and all state and local courts, municipal boards and tribunals in Tennessee and Mississippi.

Served as arbitration panel member and numerous times as counsel for parties in a wide variety of arbitration and mediation proceedings

Approved Closing Counsel for all national title insurance companies, in commercial and residential transactions.

Tennessee Bar Association - Member of Banking and Commercial Law Sections

Mississippi Bar Association - Member

Memphis Bar Association - Member, and served on the Association’s Board of Directors, the Board’s Executive Committee, and chaired various committees over the years

Enterprise National Bank Memphis, Tennessee - Organizer, Founder, General Counsel, Board Member, and Executive Committee member of a de novo national banking institution, now known as Cadence Bank, N.A. – 1989-2005

Enterprise Bancshares, Inc. - Founder, General Counsel, Board Member and Executive Committee member of a single-bank holding company – 1997-2005

Cadence Bank, N.A. Memphis, Tennessee - Member of Memphis Community Advisory Board, 2005-present

Christian Legal Society - Active member of national lawyers’ and judges’ professional association

Memphis Christian Lawyers Association - Founding Member of local association of judges and lawyers

Memphis Rotary Club - Member of Board of Directors, Treasurer, Paul Harris Fellow, international civic service organization

Memphis Rotary Foundation - Former Treasurer and Board Member

Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc. - Co-founder, former Board Member, and legal counsel for not-for-profit service corporation engaged in inner-city outreach ministry

University of Mississippi M-Club Alumni Association - Former letterman, varsity tennis team