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J. Caralisa Connell

fax +1 214.659.4024

J. Caralisa Connell counsels clients in a wide variety of commercial litigation and insurance coverage matters, with a focus on fidelity bonds, commercial crime, directors and officers insurance, and surety matters.

Caralisa’s practice focuses on advising insurers on coverage analysis and investigation, matters concerning financial institution bonds, employee theft and dishonesty, social engineering losses, cyber-crime and computer fraud claims. She also represents sureties and construction-industry clients in various matters including surety claims, complex construction issues, contract disputes, and other commercial matters.


J.D., magna cum laude, Belmont University College of Law, 2017
B.S., University of Louisville, 2014


American Bar Association – Tort Trial Insurance Practice, Fidelity and Surety Law, Young Lawyers Division

Tennessee Bar Association – Tort and Insurance Section

Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association

South Carolina Bar Association – Construction Law, Employment & Labor Law, Torts/Insurance, South Carolina Women Lawyers

State Bar Licenses

Tennessee, South Carolina

Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Tennessee
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Tennessee
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
U.S. District Ct., M.D. of Tennessee
U.S. District Ct., District of South Carolina