Do you find yourself at the edge of unexpected circumstances? Regardless of what kind of family law matter you may be facing, you need experienced attorneys on your side. At Murfreesboro Family Law, we take a compassionate approach. We take the time to listen to your needs and concerns and truly understand every aspect of your case. We work hard to get the results you need while reducing the effects of litigation on your loved ones. Our staff is here for you.

Laurie Young, Esq.

Family Law Attorney


Laurie Young is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of Tennessee as well as the 6th Circuit Federal Court, and the United States Supreme Court. In her over 20 years of practice she has successfully resolved thousands of complex cases at both the local and appellate levels.

Laurie feels that she has been called to be a family law attorney. She recognizes that for most of her clients a family law matter is the most significant life changing event they have experienced thus far. She believes that every client should be treated with compassion and dignity regardless of the circumstances that brought about their legal issue. As a mother of three boys, she understands her clients desire to minimize the impact of litigation on children and family members.

Laurie is a native Tennessean. She graduated from Smyrna High School in 1987. She attended Middle Tennessee State University and attained her Bachelors Degree in Political Science. During this time, Laurie began her legal career as a legal assistant for Tom Nance and then Judge Larry Brandon. She graduated from Nashville School of Law with her Doctorate of Jurisprudence in 1996. Upon her admission to the Tennessee Bar she practiced with Judge Brandon until she fell in love with a beautiful historic building on the square in Murfreesboro. After a complete restoration and beautification of the building she opened The Law Office of Laurie Y. Young.

Laurie is a member of the Rutherford/Cannon County Bar Association. Laurie has devoted her practice to family law, juvenile law and personal injury law.

Jennifer Potts, Esq.

Family Law Attorney


Jennifer Potts hails from Columbia, Tennessee. She moved to Murfreesboro to attend Middle Tennessee State University. Jennifer began her legal career in 2006 working as a legal assistant for Laurie Young while attending Nashville school of Law. During her tenure as a legal assistant she had the opportunity to work on many complex and fascinating cases in family law, juvenile law, and personal injury law. Her formal legal education was complimented with her opportunity to learn first-hand from one of the preeminent attorneys in Middle Tennessee.

Jennifer holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Middle Tennessee State University and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Nashville School of Law. Jennifer is a member of the Rutherford/Cannon County Bar Association. She primarily practices family law and juvenile law.

Allison Renfro, Esq.

Family Law Attorney


Allison focuses her law practice exclusively on family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, contempt, neglect, and adoption. Allison understands the decisions you are facing that impact your family, your children, & your finances are daunting. Therefore, she takes a compassionate approach to support and guide you through the legal system and big life changes you are facing. She also takes an assertive approach to advocate zealously for your best interests and what’s most important to you. She is a caring counselor and strong advocate in your corner when you need it most.

Allison is originally from the Middle Tennessee area, where she spent her formative years on a farm in rural Williamson County and graduated from Brentwood Academy. She graduated with honors from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, attaining Bachelor Arts degrees in English and Communication Studies. Prior to law school, she interned with a Rule 31 Listed General Mediator in the Nashville area and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean’s office which exposed her to the diverse ways a legal degree could be used and the importance of dispute resolution in the legal process. She returned to her home state of Tennessee to attend and earn her Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis School of Law, as the first law school graduate in her family. In law school, she clerked for the Shelby County Criminal Court judges’ office and interned with Memphis Area Legal Services in law school to broaden her exposure to the legal profession. After graduating from law school, Allison practiced family law in Memphis before returning to her hometown. Allison lives in Franklin with her daughter Ruby Grace and their rescue dog Henry.

Jill Moore

Assistant to Laurie Young