Kenneth L. Campbell
Campbell is a partner in the law firm of Baker, Campbell & Parsons and
is president of Baker, Campbell & Parsons Title Services, Inc.
A native of Oak Ridge, Tennessee,
Ken attended Vanderbilt University on a basketball scholarship and received
his B.A. in 1968 and his J.D. in 1972. Between college and law school, he
was a math teacher and basketball coach at a high school in Blount County.
Ken received his M.B.A. from Belmont University in 1990 and then served for
10 years as an adjunct professor of business law in the M.B.A. program. He
is also a Certified Financial Planner.
is licensed to practice in Tennessee and has been engaged in the practice
of law for 37 years. He has been with Baker, Campbell & Parsons since
1981. Ken is a member of the American, Tennessee and Nashville Bar
Associations. Through the law firm and title company, Ken represents banks
and mortgage lenders in real estate lending matters. His clients include
Pinnacle National Bank in Nashville.
real estate development practice includes representation of a real estate
investment entity with Provident Life Insurance Company as one of the
owners. The entity partnered with Hines Interests, the world’s largest office
developer, in a 12-year transformation of 1,050 acres of Williamson County
farmland into Cool Springs, one of the premier mixed-use developments in
the Southeast. He is presently representing the owner-developer of an 86
acre multi-use development adjacent to the Nissan plant in Smyrna,
his other practice areas are specialized litigation, in the areas of real
estate, tax and business (a recent case in the Tennessee Court of Appeals
affirmed a trial court dismissal of a specific performance claim against a
client); federal and state taxation; estate planning; and probate. He
combines his real estate and taxation knowledge by being a frequent speaker
at seminars on like-kind exchanges. While his practice areas are diverse, a
legal problem often involves more than one of them, and he brings a broad
legal and business perspective to bear on that problem.
resides in East Nashville with his wife, Susie Myers Campbell, an insurance
agent for Martin-Zerfoss. In his spare time, Ken is a nationally ranked
senior tennis player. He was chief manager of a development company that converted
a historic downtown Nashville office building into residential lofts. His
civic activities include being the 2007 Chair of the board of directors of
the Brentwood Cool Springs Chamber of Commerce.