John N. Bean


John attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1991. He worked in the air pollution control industry for 4 years before attending law school at the University of Memphis. John began practicing law with Daniel Loyd Taylor upon earning his law degree in 1997. John has a civil litigation practice that focuses on family law matters including divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, parental relocation, and Juvenile Court matters. He is an experienced attorney who has handled cases at the trial court level and at the appellate court level for over 17 years.



J. D. University of Memphis 1997

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering University of Tennessee at Knoxville 1991


Memberships and Achievements

Member, Memphis Bar Association

Member, University of Memphis Law Review

Author, Note, To Be or Not to Be: CERCLA Retroactivity Under Landgraf v. USI Film Products, 27 U. Mem. L. Rev. 987 (1997)


Representative Cases

Beyer v. Beyer, 428 S.W.3d 59 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2013)

Schutt v. Miller, 2012 WL 4497813 (Tenn. Ct. App. Sept. 27, 2012)

Carpenter v. Carpenter, 2008 WL 5424082 (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 31, 2008)

Woodall v. Woodall, 2008 WL 3861989 (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 20, 2008)

Lyons v. Lyons, 2006 WL 707394 (Tenn. Ct. App. Mar. 21, 2006)

Wiltse v. Wiltse, 2004 WL 1908803 (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 24, 2004)

Marcus v. Marcus, 2002 WL 1838140 (Tenn. Ct. App. July 30, 2002)

Woods v. Woods, 2000 WL 34411144 (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 22, 2000)

Lee v. Askew, 1999 WL 142389 (Tenn. Ct. App. Mar. 17, 1999)

Crouse v. Crouse, 1998 WL 846705 (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 07, 1998)