Janie Parks Varnell

Janie Parks Varnell
Attorney
Janie Parks Varnell
Ms. Varnell’s daily practice consists of criminal defense in Hamilton County General Sessions Court and Criminal Court, family law in Circuit and Chancery Court in Hamilton and Bradley County, criminal and civil cases in the District Court of the Eastern District and Middle District of Tennessee, and criminal and civil cases in State and Superior Courts in Georgia and in the Northern District of Georgia. Ms. Varnell also represents law enforcement officers through their union representatives including the Fraternal Order of Police and the Police Benevolent Association.

Ms. Varnell represents individuals involved in divorce actions, child custody modifications, adoptions, orders of protection, and restraining orders.

License to Practice Law
  • Eastern & Middle District of Tennessee
  • Northern District of Georgia
  • Sixth and Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Legal Organizations
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL) Board of Directors
  • Criminal Defense Bar Liaison and Young Lawyer’s Division Council Member for the Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Social Enrichment Committee Chair for Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • Hamilton County Community Corrections Board

Tennessee Supreme Court – Attorney for Justice

PRO BONO SERVICE AWARD 2021

Experience
Ms. Varnell is admitted to practice in Eastern & Middle District of Tennessee, the Northern District of Georgia, and the Sixth and Eleventh Circuit court of Appeals. Her daily practice consists of criminal defense in Hamilton County General Sessions Court and Criminal Court, family law in Circuit and Chancery Court in Hamilton and Bradley County, criminal and civil cases in the District Court of the Eastern District and Middle District of Tennessee, and criminal and civil cases in State and Superior Courts in Georgia and in the Northern District of Georgia. Ms. Varnell also represents law enforcement officers through their union representatives including the Fraternal Order of Police and the Police Benevolent Association.

Ms. Varnell represents individuals involved in divorce actions, child custody modifications, adoptions, orders of protection, and restraining orders.

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Personal

Ms. Varnell grew up in Chattanooga, and married her long-time childhood friend, Adam. They currently live in Hixson with their dogs, Toby and Scout.

“In her spare time, Ms. Varnell is a local photographer, and loves to capture memories with clients in the Chattanooga area.”

Janie Beth Photography

Professional Involvement
Ms. Varnell is a graduate of Leadership Chattanooga Class of 2015, and was the Campaign Manager for Hamilton County General Sessions Court Judge Christin Mahn Sell’s reelection campaign in 2014. She is a graduate of the TACDL Trial College Class of 2016.
Education
Janie Parks Varnell, a Chattanooga native, holds a B.A. in Political Science and Criminal Justice, cum laude, from Auburn University. She received her J.D. from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in May 2012.