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Charles "Chas" E. Morton IV

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Chas’s practice focuses on real estate, probate, and corporate matters. Before founding PN+M Law in 2001, Chas practiced law at Berry & Oglesby in Franklin. Chas was an All-American swimmer at BGA and Stanford University and led the Cardinal to the 1993 NCAA championship. Chas continues to swim (albeit quite a bit slower) with the master’s program at Ensworth. Also a strong performer on the golf course and in the kitchen, he lives in Franklin with his wife Christa and their twins and currently serves as a County Commissioner for the Ninth District of Williamson County.


  • Vanderbilt University (Juris Doctorate, 1996)
  • Stanford University (B.A., 1993)
  • Battle Ground Academy

Honors & Memberships

  • Past President, Williamson County Bar Association
  • Past President, Franklin Rotary Club at Noon
  • Graduate, Leadership Franklin
  • Past Board member, Battle Ground Academy Alumni Association
  • Past District 4 chairperson, Tennessee Mock Trial Competition
  • Board Member, Westhaven Foundation

Elected Positions

  • Williamson County Commissioner – Ninth District

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