Senator Brian Kelsey

District 31
R – Memphis
Part of Shelby County

District Address
110 E. Mulberry Street, Suite 200
Collierville, TN, TN 38017

E-Mail Address
[email protected]

Nashville Address
301 6th Avenue North
Suite 7 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-3036

Staff Contact
John Gleason, Executive Assistant

Personal Website:
www.briankelsey.org

Biographical Information

  • Christian
  • Attorney
  • B.A. with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • J.D., Georgetown University

Public Office

  • Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Member, Senate Education Committee
  • Chairman, House Civil Practice and Procedure Subcommittee, 2009
  • Republican Floor Leader, Tennessee House of Representatives, 2007-2008
  • Member, Tennessee House of Representatives, 2004-2006

Community Involvement

  • Second Presbyterian Church, member and usher
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Republican National Lawyers Association
  • Federalist Society, Memphis Lawyers Chapter Board Member
  • 7th generation Shelby County resident

Honors and Awards

  • Memphis Area Association of Governments Legislator of the Year (2011)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Memphis’ Finest Young Professionals (2011)
  • Memphis Area Legal Services pro bono service award (2008)
  • Business Tennessee Magazine’s “30 Under 30” (2005)
  • Memphis Business Journal “Top 40 under 40″ (2004)
  • 2013 Outstanding State Senator, County Officials Association of TN
  • 2012 National Federation of Independent Business Guardian of Small Business Award

Sen. Brian Kelsey