Kendell M. Garrett was born and raised in Maryville, Tennessee. She received her B.A. in English literature, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee, with a minor in Spanish in 2013. She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law with High Honors in 2016 with a concentration in advocacy. During her time in law school, Kendell served as a research editor for the Tennessee Law Review and earned certificates of academic excellence in Contracts II and Business Torts.
Following law school, Kendell served as a law clerk to the Honorable Hanly A. Ingram of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Since joining Paine, Tarwater, & Bickers she has focused on civil litigation practice on complex business litigation matters, including toxic tort and products liability asbestos litigation
Kendell is a member of the Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations. She enjoys running, being outside, and spending time with her family.
Kendell currently resides in Knoxville.