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Louis J. Bernsen

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation


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

  • Bio
  • Education
  • Admissions
  • Accolades

Louis Bernsen concentrates his practice area in civil litigation. He joined Harris Shelton in 2021 after being admitted to the Tennessee and federal bar, where he is licensed to appear in the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee. 

Louis previously served as a summer law clerk for both Harris Shelton and the Tennessee Attorney General’s office in Memphis, as well as a legal intern in the U.S. Attorney’s office. He received a B.A. from the University of Memphis, and a J.D. from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis, graduating cum laude.

A committed sports fan, Louis follows the Memphis Grizzlies, Tennessee Vols and Chicago Bears, and enjoys traveling, films and trying new restaurants.

  • University of Memphis Cecil Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2021
  • University of Memphis, B.A., 2013

Admitted to Practice

  • Tennessee, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2021
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2021

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, 2021

Awards and Recognition

  • Dean’s Fellow, Academic Success Program
  • CALI Award- Intellectual Property Survey

Professional Organizations and Awards

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association