Attorney Profiles


, a “Mid-South Super Lawyer,” maintains an active trial practice, with a concentration in personal injury claims, business and general litigation, contested divorces/custody matters and divorce mediation.

He has over 30 years of trial experience and was one of the first State and Nationally Certified Trial Lawyers in Tennessee*. He has been recognized as one of the top lawyers in Tennessee, named as a Mid-South Super Lawyer in the area of general litigation, for four consecutive years. He is rated “A” by Martindale-Hubbell.

He has served as State President of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates, a “by invitation only” organization representing the most experienced trial lawyers in the country. He is also the past President of the Montgomery County Bar Association and has served as Vice Chairman of the Military Law and Federal Tort Claims Section of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mr. Rassas is also a fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation.

For 30 years, Mr. Rassas has served in the United States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate Generals Corps (JAG), retiring at the rank of Colonel. During Operation Desert Storm, he was Chief of Legal Assistance for the 101st Airborne Division.

He is also a contributing author to American Jurisprudence and American Jurisprudence Trials, the preeminent legal reference books series found in almost all major law offices in America. Mr. Rassas has made presentations to civilian and military lawyers on trial techniques.
Phone: (931) 645-4044


received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Eastern Michigan University and her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Detroit. She served on the University of Detroit Moot Court Board of Directors, as well as participating in the Urban Law Clinic and London Law Program. Mrs. North served as clerk to the Honorable Judge Judith James Wood, Washtenaw County Probate Court, and as an Attorney Advisor at the Fort Eustis Legal Assistance Office. She is admitted to practice in both Michigan and Tennessee.

Mrs. North maintains membership in the Tennessee Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the American Bar Association. She was appointed by the Probate Court Judge to serve on the Montgomery County Probate Committee, which established Court rules for our circuit. She is also actively involved in the Montgomery County Bar Association and served as President in 2011.

Mrs. North is an Adjunct Professor in the Political Science at Austin Peay State University, teaching classes in Women in the Law, Family Law and Constitutional Law.

Phone: (931) 645-4044


ALLEN RASSAS received his Bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from the University of Tennessee in 2004, and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law in 2015.

He grew up in Clarksville, and has lived in Knoxville, Australia and Atlanta. His wife, Becky Francis Rassas owns a dance studio in Clarksville, and is known for her success and love for her students.

Allen comes from a family with a long history in the Clarksville legal community. His great grandfather was a judge, his grandfather, Waldo Rassas, practiced law in Clarksville for over 50 years. His other grandfather, Ted Crozier, Sr., was the Chief of Staff for the 101st Airborne Division and also served as mayor of Clarksville, his uncle, Ted Crozier Jr. served as Circuit Court Judge. Allen’s father, Mark Rassas, has maintained an active trial and injury practice in Clarksville for over 40 years, and is considered one of this area’s preeminent trial lawyers.
Phone: (931) 645-4044