Vice-Mayor Ben Newman

Newman 2016
Office Phone: 931.473.8405
Mr. Newman joined the Law Offices of Galligan & Newman in 2010 concentrating in areas such as commercial litigation, contract law, Workers’ Compensation, criminal defense, domestic law and criminal appellate work.  Mr. Newman was elected to his first term to serve on the Board of Mayor and Aldermen in 2012 where he was then appointed Vice-Mayor.  Mr. Newman
serves as the Chairman of the Parks & Recreation Committee and is a member of the Finance and Street & Sanitation Committees.  Mr. Newman holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2002).  He also holds a Juris Doctor he obtained from the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (2009) where Mr. Newman was the Student Body Executive Officer and placed second in the law school’s prestigious mock trial competition.  He was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 2010.  He is a member of the Warren
County and Tennessee Bar Associations.  He has attended the TAM Tennessee Workers’ Comp conference in Franklin, Tennessee, NITA Deposition Skills Training in Boston, Massachusetts, MTAS Elected Officials Academy, Tennessee
Association of Utility Districts convention and other various legal and civic education training.   When not practicing law, he is an avid outdoorsman participating in activities such as hiking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, small game hunting, skiing, ultimate frisbee.   Mr. Newman is one of few who have hiked the entire 2,178 mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine.  Raised in McMinnville, Mr. Newman grew up working on the family farm and continues in that tradition.  Mr. Newman mostly enjoys
spending time with his wonderful wife and their lovely daughter.