William T. Chapman, IV
President and Attorney
Will is a native of Nashville, Tennessee and attended Franklin Road Academy. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business before receiving his Juris Doctor degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. While in law school, Will clerked for Davidson County, Tennessee First Circuit Court Judge Hamilton V. Gayden, Jr. After graduating from Cumberland School of Law, Will was admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Tennessee and began his law practice with a general, civil litigation firm downtown specializing in insurance defense litigation. After a few years of civil litigation, Will focused his legal practice in the areas of contracts, real property and real property transactions with a firm in Green Hills. It is this experience that allows Will to handle residential and commercial real estate matters with confidence and professionalism.
Vice President and Attorney
Kate is a native of Nashville, Tennessee and attended Goodpasture Christian School. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Lipscomb University and her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine School of Law. After graduating from Pepperdine, Kate was admitted to practice law in all state courts in Tennessee. She clerked for Davidson County Fourth Circuit Court Judge Muriel Robinson prior to joining the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation as a Staff Attorney. Kate then focused her law practice in the areas of contracts, real property and real property transactions with a real estate title company in Middle Tennessee. She has over ten years of experience as a real estate attorney and office manager. It is this experience that allows her to handle all real estate related matters professionally and with confidence.
Kate is married to Brandon and they have two children, Jake and Jack. They reside in Forest Hills and are members of Otter Creek Church. Kate also serves on the board for Homes for Homes, a non-profit organization that funds the housing needs of the poor and oppressed in impoverished countries. Please visit http://www.homes-for-homes.org/ for more information.
James M. Alexander, Jr.
Jay is a native of Franklin, Tennessee and attended Centennial High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville before receiving his Juris Doctor degree from the Cecil C. Humphries School of Law at Memphis University. While in law school, Jay clerked for a title company with several offices in middle Tennessee. Upon graduating from law school, Jay was admitted to practice law in all State Courts in Tennessee. Jay joined Chapman & Rosenthal Title in February of 2008 and focused his practice in the areas of contracts, real property and real property transactions.
Jay and his wife Bethany have two daughters, Caroline and Amelia and they reside in Brentwood. The Alexander’s are members of Brentwood Baptist Church.
Nathan is a native of Nashville, Tennessee and attended David Lipscomb Campus School. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Lipscomb University before receiving his Juris Doctor degree from the Nashville School of Law. While in law school, Nathan worked in Accounting and clerked for a Collections Law Firm in Nashville. After graduating from Nashville School of Law, Nathan was admitted to practice law in Tennessee and began his law practice with a general practice law firm. Soon thereafter, Nathan focused his legal practice in the areas of contracts, real property and real property transactions with a firm in Cool Springs. Nathan joined Chapman and Rosenthal Title, Inc. in March 2013. Nathan, his wife Cary, and their son, Henry, reside in Williamson County, TN. Nathan serves as the Secretary of the Williamson County Bar Association, and he is the social chair for the Young Lawyer’s Division of the Williamson County Bar Association. Nathan is also a member of the John Marshall American Inns of Court.
Jim is originally from Texas, but has called Nashville home since 2003, when he came to raise his family. He attended Vanderbilt University as an undergraduate, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History before returning to Texas to attend Texas Tech University School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor degree and served as Articles Editor of the Law Review. Jim is admitted to practice in in both Texas and Tennessee. Jim began his law practice at a commercial and patent litigation firm in Dallas, TX. Since settling in Nashville, Jim has focused his practice on contracts, real property, and real property transactions, first at his own company before joining Chapman & Rosenthal Title in 2010.
Chad I. Pearman was born in Nashville, Tennessee and was raised in Franklin. He attended David Lipscomb High School where he played varsity baseball, served as a captain of the football team and was president of his graduating class. Chad attended Lipscomb University where he received an academic scholarship. He graduated in 1997 and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a double minor in History and Management. Chad furthered his academic studies at the University of Tennessee College of Law. During law school, he earned recognition for academic excellence in Client Development and Litigation.Chad’s vocational achievements include a prestigious internship at the Tennessee Supreme Court and an internship at the Metro Nashville Legal Department. During the second year of law school, he was a Summer Associate at Manier and Herod in Nashville.
Upon graduation from law school, Chad was admitted to practice in all state courts and accepted a position with Manier and Herod, where he practiced civil litigation through June of 2004. In July, 2004, he ventured out and began his real estate practice. Chad has been married to his high school sweetheart, Jennifer, since 1997 and they have three children, Camille, Carson, and Corinne. They reside in Brentwood and are active members of Otter Creek Church. Chad is an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoys football, hockey and baseball.
Richard L. Rieck
Rich is a native of Franklin, TN and attended Battle Ground Academy. He received a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Business Administration from the University of Mississippi before returning to Nashville for law school. Rich earned his Juris Doctor from Belmont University College of Law. While in law school, Rich interned at the District Attorney’s Office and the Land Trust for Tennessee where he developed an interest in real estate transactions. Rich began a legal clerkship with Chapman & Rosenthal Title in 2016 and became a full time attorney with the firm in August of 2017. Rich resides in the Nations area of Nashville with his fiancee, Abby, and their two dogs.
Abby Benson is a native of Franklin, Tennessee and attended Centennial High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Sport Management with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Before receiving her Juris Doctor from Belmont University College of Law, Abby worked for Chapman & Rosenthal Title in multiple capacities. While in law school, Abby interned at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Nashville Predators, and for the Honorable Ronald Thurman of the Thirteenth Judicial District Chancery Court. Abby joined Chapman & Rosenthal Title full time in August of 2017.
Thomas Vorholt II
Nick Akins & Jon Harris
Attorneys at Morgan & Akins
Chapman & Rosenthal Title is proud to partner with Morgan & Akins, PLLC on their real estate transactions. The expertise of attorneys Nick Akins and Jonathan Harris combined with the experience and resources of Chapman & Rosenthal Title allow us to provide impeccable service to all of our clients.