Ryan A. Claxton - A Cordell & Cordell Nashville Divorce Attorney

Ryan A. Claxton

Litigation Attorney

NNashville divorce attorney Ryan A. Claxtonashville divorce attorney Ryan A. Claxton has personally been affected by family law issues and that has impacted his decision to help guide men through the divorce process.

“I feel very strongly about helping others who may need it during such a challenging time in their lives,” Mr. Claxton said.

Mr. Claxton can easily relate to others and understands that the stressful or unpleasant legal issue they are dealing with doesn’t define them.

“I’m going to do everything I can to get you the outcome you deserve, and I’m going to work as hard as I can on your case because I know it’s your life at stake,” he said. “However, in family law, you need to be prepared for just about everything because you never know what the other side is going to do or what they have up their sleeve.”

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Claxton is licensed to practice in Tennessee and Virginia.


Mr. Claxton earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tennessee. He received his Juris Doctor from Belmont University.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Claxton practiced domestic and criminal law, and also has some government affairs experience.


  • Tennessee Bar Association


Mr. Claxton was recognized in 2015 by the Supreme Court of Tennessee as Law Student for Justice in honor of pro bono work performed in law school.


"​Ryan is awesome, great person to work with!"
"​Ryan is doing great, I have had no problems. He keeps me updated and clears up a lot for me as far as legal terminology and everything since this is all new to me. He does a really great job."
"You all did a fantastic job on my case.I can't say enough good things about you all."