The imaybewrongbutidontthinkso’s Podcast

Shall Not Be Infringed with John Harris

January 29, 2020

John I Harris is an attorney who has been practicing in Nashville since

1986 and who is associated with the firm of Schulman LeRoy & Bennett

P.C. His practice represents businesses, nonprofit entities and

individuals in general civil matters, corporate governance, estate, trust,

transactional and litigation matters. Mr. Harris also handles cases

involving representation of clients before the Bureau of Alcohol,

Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) including clients that have or

are seeking licenses or who are undergoing license revocation

proceedings as firearms dealers and/or as explosive permittees. Mr.

Harris represents gun clubs, sport shooting ranges, security companies

and firearms instructors in matters such as formation, operation and

zoning matters. He is a referral attorney with the National Rifle

Association and several other national organizations whose members

are in the firearms industry or who are civilian permit holders.

Mr. Harris teaches continuing legal education courses on the issues of

firearms and the use of deadly force under Tennessee law for

attorneys, law enforcement, magistrates, judges and civilians. He

accepts speaking engagements on issues involving Tennessee’s

legislative processes, civilian handgun permit laws, firearms ownership,

and the civil and criminal aspects pertaining to the defensive use of

deadly force under Tennessee law.

Mr. Harris has served as the executive director of the Tennessee

Firearms Association, Inc. since 1995. He is the author of several

publications including the book, Carrying a Handgun for Self Defense In

Tennessee (3rd Edition 2002).

Mr. Harris is licensed to practice in Tennessee, the Sixth Circuit, and

before the U.S. Supreme Court. He received his B.A. degree

from Vanderbilt University and his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt School

of Law in 1986.