Justia Lawyer Rating
AVVO Top Attorney
Client Champion 2023
AV Preeminent
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association

About Us

"I am very proud of the dedication and compassion exhibited every day by my colleagues as they donate their time to charitable organizations, provide pro bono legal services to individuals in need, and assist our clients in the most difficult of situations. At Cole Law Group we truly work as a team, sharing our experience, insights, and unique talents in order to provide the highest caliber of representation for our clients. Cole Law Group attorneys feel personally vested in every case and are particularly energized by working together to achieve client goals.
Integrity, knowledge, and accessibility are the cornerstones of Cole Law Group. We are different, and we will make a difference. As clients of Cole Law Group, you should expect nothing less."
— Todd Cole, Founder

Our Firm Culture

The culture of a law firm is defined by its leader. The CLG team of attorneys is headed by founder Todd Cole, whose core values and firm leadership have clearly defined the goals and mission of Cole Law Group. Todd is "up front" about who he is and what he stands for and has imprinted his stamp of unwavering ethical standards and dedication to the law upon every member of the firm. He leads by example and inspires others with the same high purpose.

What You Don't Know About Our Attorneys and Should 

Todd G. Cole
  • He was born in Fort Lauderdale, FL, but at various times has lived in Atlanta, GA, Providence, RI, Eden Prairie, MN, and Copenhagen, DK. In 2011 he chose to make Nashville his home and has since raised his two children here.
  • He worked for a decade in the business and technology sectors before pursuing a career in law.
  • He has a B.A. from Brown University, an M.B.A from Emory University, a certificate in international business from the University of Copenhagen, and a JD from Nova Southeastern University.
  • He is a life time member of MENSA.
  • He has a special interest in cryptocurrency.
  • He is a dog lover and owns a British chocolate lab named Hershey.
Andy Goldstein
  • He was born and raised near St. Louis, Missouri.
  • He graduated magna cum laude from Middle Tennessee State University with dual degrees, a B.S. in computer science and a B.S. in political science.
  • He earned University Honors Distinction from MTSU after completing his Honors Thesis in Blues Music
  • In December 2014, he was rearended by a semi truck on Interstate 24 outside of Murfreesboro. The severe accident forced him to interact with the civil side of the legal system first hand and drove him to pursue a career as a lawyer in order to help others.
  • He earned his Juris Doctor from Belmont University School of Law.
  • He has a special interest in playing the guitar, singing, and songwriting, and has participated in a choir that performs in nursing homes for the residents.
Paul Tennison
  • He graduated with a B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University.
  • He served in Korea and Germany.
  • He is currently an officer in the TN Army National Guard as commander of a Field Artillery Battery.
  • He enjoys challenging physical activity and has completed a 100 KM bike ride, an Olympic distance triathlon, and a marathon.
  • He is currently a bodybuilder and member of the 1,000 lb. club.
Scarlett Sloane
  • She was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • She attended Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, where she trained in theatre, musical theatre, and dance.
  • She graduated with a B.S. from Florida State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
  • She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and spending time out on the water.
  • She is of Cuban decent and enjoys celebrating and sharing her Spanish heritage.
Alyssa Castronovo
  • She double majored in political science and psychology at the University of Illinois and still managed to graduate early.
  • She spent a semester working on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
  • She 'won' her first court hearing while still in law school and working for the Penn State Law Family Law Clinic.
  • She was Vice President of the Student Bar Association (student government) at Penn State Law.
  • She competed on the Penn State Law Moot Court Team and advanced to the international rounds.
  • She is a dog person, but found a cat in the woods during the pandemic and brought it home.

Our Firm Is Proud of the Following:

  • An A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau
  • An AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability (Todd Cole)
  • Supreme Court recognition for our contributions to pro bono representation
  • A 10 Superb Rating from Avvo (Todd Cole)
  • Recognition by Expertise as one of the top 19 litigation firms in Nashville
  • SuperLawyers Mid-South Rising Star 2016-2018 (Todd Cole)
  • The Compass Project that we have implemented in order to give back and serve our Greater Nashville community
Brentwood Attorneys in Pursuit of Excellence

The mission of Cole Law Group is to provide superior legal representation, to offer our clients a network of innovative legal solutions, to serve our clients with the highest level of technological sophistication, to achieve results that exceed client goals, and to adhere to enduring standards of integrity, professionalism, and respect for our clients and the Middle Tennessee communities we serve.

Our principles and values are established. Our passion is to redefine the current view of what a law firm does and how it operates. Our purpose is to provide legal representation well beyond our clients' expectations. Our success is measured by their success.

Call us today at (615) 490-6020 or send a message via our Contact Page to schedule a consultation with one of our Cole Law Group attorneys.

Client Reviews
"Cole Law Group has been nothing short of spectacular for myself and family. Their knowledge and experience is a solid and valuable asset to have at one's disposal in today's world." R.F.
"Communicative, collaborative, and professional to the core!" J.K.
"A beacon of hope when my choices were limited (...). Not only were they able to look out for my best interest, but their calm and empathetic demeanor offered me both amazing legal advice and emotional support. I am eternally grateful for their service, and I wholeheartedly recommend Cole Law Group without reservation." D.B.
"Now, as professionals, just astounding. There was such a calmness and a genuine strength that they exhibit because they simply know the law. It was amazing to see the back and forth of their work and never once be wavering or scrambling. There was not one time this entire process where I knew I couldn't trust them with the legal issues at hand and the pressures of having my family on the line." M.Z.
"This group can get anything you need done! They can do just about any kind of court issues! When you hire these guys you will walk away feeling confident that they will get things done for you!" S.G.
"Excellent team, responsible, honest, accessible and above all human." I.I.