- Board Member
Edward Bearman is the founder of the Law Office of Edward M. Bearman in Memphis Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Colorado undergraduate and Denver University Law School in 1990. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable W. Frank Crawford, Chief Judge of the Tennessee Court of Appeals Western Section. Mr. Bearman was awarded the initial Top Forty under Forty by the Memphis Business Journal for the top forty individuals in Memphis under the age of forty years old. He was a member of the Mayors Committee on young Professionals. He is a Master in the Leo Bearman Sr. American Inns of Court in Memphis Tennessee.
He has served on the Board of several entities including publically traded businesses, 501(c)(3) organizations and various foundations in Colorado and Tennessee prior to accepting a position on the Kula Board. In his service on boards, he has served as President of the Board of Goodwill Homes Community Services in Memphis, Tennessee; a founding Board Member of VCG, a publically traded company located in Colorado; and as a board member of the Haas Foundation, the Boys Club, Jewish Family Services and the Memphis Bar Association Foundation among others. Mr. Bearman has been active in representing Kula in the past and has also been active in many school issues as a lawyer and parent for the schools in which his two children attend.
Mr. Bearman is licensed in Tennessee and practices in all State and Federal Courts and other administrative tribunals in Tennessee. He is admitted to practice in the 6th Circuit and the United States Tax Court and is a certified Mediator. In his work, he has practiced in many other jurisdictions with permission. He has lectured on many different topics for Lawyers ranging from damages to coverage issues in insurance contexts to trial strategy and jury selection. He has often lead discussions to orient new Board Members on duties and obligations of Board Members as wel