East Memphis
6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38119

  • Bio
  • Education
  • Admissions
  • Accolades

Christopher S. Campbell’s significant trial, appellate, and diverse litigation acumen and background, coupled with his tenacity and work ethic, enable him to assist his clients in a positive and results-driven way.  Christopher works with construction companies, insurance companies, hospitals, and municipalities defending claims and resolving conflicts.  He enjoys working with clients in a collaborative way and resolving issues as efficiently and expeditiously as possible.  Christopher has served as lead counsel on matters that developed or clarified existing law, including the following: LaFrancine Gibson, as Surviving Relative and Next Friend of Georgia Jones Deceased v. Yellow Cab, No. W2008-02417-COA-R3-CV, (Filed December 15, 2009) and Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. v. William Hamilton Smythe, III, et al, No. W2010-01339-SC-R11-CV (Decided April 25, 2013).

During his career, he has been involved with multiple government officials’ legal teams.  In 2008, Honorable Mayor W. W. Herenton appointed him to senior staff attorney and the next year, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey appointed him to serve as one of 17 commissioners on Tennessee’s first Judicial Nominating Commission.  Mayor A C Wharton retained appointment in 2009.  The commission was assigned the task of assisting the governor in selecting persons to fill judicial vacancies throughout the state of Tennessee.  Christopher currently serves on the Tennessee Commission for Continuing Legal Education & Specialization, wherein he was originally appointed by Justice Holly M. Kirby, Supreme Court Liaison.  Prior to joining the Harris Shelton team in 1997, Christopher has had experience practicing law in various capacities; he worked as legal research and writing clerk for a city attorney in Fayetteville, Arkansas, from 1995 to 1997.

Not only is Christopher actively involved in many professional organizations, but he also finds time to give back to the community in a variety of ways.  He formerly served on the board of directors for the Ronald McDonald House Charities and he volunteers for other various charitable organizations, as well as gives inspirational speeches to numerous schools, churches, and other organizations. In addition, he formerly served on the alumni advisory board for Ouachita Baptist University. After attending OBU on a four-year basketball scholarship, he now enjoys coaching his sons for several athletic teams.

  • University of Arkansas, J.D., 1997
  • Ouachita Baptist University, B.A., 1994

Admitted to Practice

  • Tennessee 1997

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee 1997
  • Arkansas 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • All state and federal courts in Tennessee and Arkansas

Awards and Recognition

  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Organizations and Awards

  • National Black Lawyers: Top 100
  • Tennessee Commission for Continuing Legal Education & Specialization
  • Tennessee’s first Judicial Nominating Commission
  • American Inns of Court, former Member
  • Memphis Bar Association, Fee Dispute Committee
  • Memphis Bar Foundation Fellow
  • National Bar Association Member
  • National Bar Association, Ben F. Jones Board of Directors, 2009-2010
  • Tennessee Bar Association Member


Civic and Community Involvement

  • Tennessee CLE Commission
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities, board of directors
  • Ouachita Baptist University, Alumni Advisory Board