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Law Office of John M. Schweri

October 2015 - Present

Law Office of Robert D. Massey

January 2015 - September 2015

Law Office of John M. Schweri

November 2013 - January 2015

Assistant Director of Policy Debate

Middle Tennessee State University  2001 - 2003


Founding Partner & CEO
Wall Properties LLC in Nashville, TN
June 2009 – April 2019

Founder & CEO
Foxwood Properties LLC
April 2019 – Present


Director of Marketing

R.H.Boyd Publishing Corporation

July 2005 - December 2010




Nashville School of Law

Doctor of Law (JD),

Middle Tennessee State University

M.B.A., Computer Information Systems


Middle Tennessee State University

B.S., Mass Communications - Journalism




Top Speaker in the State of Tennessee

Cross Examination Debate Association

Tennessee State Tournament, Cookeville, Tennessee

March 2001


Top Speaker in the Southeast/South Central Region

Cross Examination Debate Association

Southeast/South Central Regional Tournament of 11 States, Gainesville, Florida

April 2001


Middle Tennessee State University Policy Debate Team

Assistant Director

2001 - 2003


Middle Tennessee State University Policy Debate Team

Team Member

1999 - 2003


Cross Examination Debate Association

1999 - 2003





State of Tennessee - All General Sessions, Municipal, &  Circuit Courts -  November 2013

State of Tennessee  - Supreme Court  - November 2013 

United States Tax Court  - November 2019 


American Bar Association

Member  November 2013 - Present

Tennessee Bar Association

Member  December 2013 - Present


Maury County Bar Association

Member  October 2014 - Present


TACDL (Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) Member  October 2014 - Present





John M. Schweri was born and raised in Middle Tennessee. He graduated from Hillsborough High School, where he enjoyed participating in sports (baseball, wrestling) and the arts (music, theatre). He also focused on his education, which included honors and AP classes and high school Forensics.

John attended Columbia State Community College, followed by Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism in 2001. Upon graduation, he received a full scholarship as a Graduate Assistant in the Speech Department and completed a Master’s in Business Administration at MTSU in 2003.

While attending MTSU, John participated first as debater then as debate coach with the MTSU Policy Debate Team, competing in more than 50 regional and national tournaments. His debate awards include Top Speaker in the State of Tennessee and Top Speaker in the Southeast/South Central Region.

After receiving his M.B.A. from MTSU John attended Nashville School of Law, from which he graduated and received his Doctor of Law Degree (J.D.).

"Dear John, thank you for your help on my case. From the very beginning, I was amazed at how professional you were, and how expeditiously you handled my case." E.L.
"Thank you Mr. Schweri for being the only attorney who I felt ever cared about me, provided my Discovery to me, explained every step and change in the case as it progressed, and did exactly what you said you would do to help me" - M.C.
"Dear John, thank you for our phone call yesterday, and taking the time to help me, even at 8:30 p.m. at night. You cleared up more than two years worth of problems I have had in less than an hour. Thank you!!!"  T.B.
"I am writing to say how much I appreciated you taking the time to discuss my case with me in person and explain how the system works. No one has ever done this for me before." G.S.



"Dear Mr. Schweri, thank you for all that you did to help me. I was very worried about my charges, and feel much better now that I am on the other side of this experience, and had your assistance." B.J.


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