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Kirby Waddell Yost

Startup Group

Kirby Yost is a member of the Business Section, Real Estate Section, and Chambliss Startup Group. Kirby focuses her practice in the areas of general business, real estate, land use, zoning, and property law. 

Kirby works with developers of all sizes to assist in the due diligence phase of acquisitions, including extensive title and survey review work and land use. She has worked on real estate acquisitions and sales from small to multimillion dollar deals. Kirby also has a heavy leasing practice, representing both landlords and tenants in lease drafting and negotiations. With startup companies, Kirby works to advise on and assist with anything from forming an entity to considering and consummating the sale of the company.

In addition to her professional work, Kirby is heavily involved in the community and is a contributor to a number of nonprofit boards and community fundraising efforts.


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J.D., magna cum laude, The University of Tennessee College of Law, 2011
B.A., summa cum laude, The University of Tennessee, 2007


Tennessee, 2011