John G. Fahner
John earned his undergraduate degree in History and Political Science from Tennessee Tech University, graduating Cum Laude in 2011. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Belmont University College of Law, graduating Cum Laude in 2014. John had the unique experience of being a member of the Charter Class at Belmont Law. In his second year, he was given the honor of being selected as one the 20 founding members of the Belmont Law Review. As a founding member, John helped to draft the bylaws for the publication and edit its first journal published in 2014. John excelled academically at Belmont, earning numerous awards and accolades. In 2015, John had the honor of being selected for publication in the second volume of the Belmont Law Review. His article entitled, Free Conscience in Decline: The Insignificance of the Free Exercise Clause and the Role of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in the Wake of Hobby Lobby, was published in 2015 (a link to the article is posted below).
John began his practice in Donelson with the firm Inscoe & Fahner, PLLC, an office he founded with his partner, for nearly two and a half years before joining Kennedy & Associates. John primarily practices in the area of Will and Estates. He regularly drafts a wide range of estate planning documents, including wills, trusts, and powers of attorney, and he handles numerous probate and conservatorship cases in Davidson County and surrounding areas. John also works with small businesses, both new formations and existing companies, and handles contract drafting and review for a wide range of clients.
John is active in the local Donelson community. He has been a member of the Pinnacle Chapter of BNI in Donelson since 2015 where he has served in numerous leadership positions and currently serves as the chapter President. John is an avid baseball fan and an outdoorsman. He also enjoys reading about American history and wine. He lives in Mount Juliet with his wife and daughter.
John shaking hands with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, who gave the commencement address at Belmont University College of Law's Charter Class graduation.