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Teresa Bernhardt:

Attorney Teresa M. Bernhardt is a well-established attorney who has practiced law in the Memphis area for over fifteen years. She is married and has three grown children. She graduated from Virginia Tech University in 1983 and in 1997 from the Northern Illinois University College of Law, magna cum laude, and was assistant editor for the NIUCOL law review. She was admitted to practice in the State of Tennessee and the Western District of Tennessee in October of 1997 and admitted to practice law in the state of Illinois and the Northern District of Illinois in November and December of 1997, respectively. She is licensed to practice law in both Tennessee and Illinois, and is a licensed title insurance agent for Mississippi and Tennessee.

She has over 15 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate closings, business formations, transactions and general business law services. She speaks Spanish fluently and can easily communicate with Spanish speaking clients and customers.

Bernhardt is actively involved in the community and has participated in a diverse group of charitable organizations. Some of these participations include:
Chairman of the Board of Mi Techo, Inc.; Member of the Memphis Bar Association (Past Chairman of the MBA Real Estate Section for 3 years); Member of the Tennessee Bar Association; Board Member and Executive Committee Member at Large of The Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis; Former Women's Ministry Leader of TLC Church; Current Women's Discipleship Leader for Community Church Memphis; Founder and Chairman of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Memphis which merged with the Hispanic Business Alliance, Former Board Member, Vice President, and Executive Committee Member of the Hispanic Business Alliance a/k/a the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Memphis; Past Bilingual Education Committee Member for United Housing, Inc.; Past Member of the Memphis Area Association of Realtor's Housing Initiatives Committee; Alumni of Leadership Germantown, Class of 2003; Alumni of Leadership Memphis, Class of 2006.