Legal Department instated for TNIADA

James H. Todd


TNIADA proudly joins forces with Attorney James H. Todd


Nashville Tennessee Lawyers Dedicated to Achieving Positive Results.

 Hagan & Todd is a NashvilleTN based law firm specializing in criminal defense and family law.  Jim Todd and Katie Hagan are committed to providing comprehensive legal representation that defends your rights. As skilled attorneys with 15 years combined prosecution experience and 25 years combined defense experience, Hagan & Todd understand that when facing many of lifes uncertainties, having strong and dedicated legal representation is essential. Whether your issue is divorcechild custodyDUI, theft, rape, homicide, drug possessions in federal or state court, Hagan & Todd will be advocates for you. 

 If you find yourself in one of life's unfortunate situations where you require legal assistance, you will want a dependable and trustworthy law firm that cares about you and your needs. You will want Hagan & Todd. If you have been charged with a DUI, or any other criminal matter, do not hesitate to contact a skilled Tennessee criminal defense attorney that understands the criminal justice system and how prosecutors approach criminal cases. The experienced Tennessee DUI criminal defense attorneys at Hagan & Todd understand the issues involved in building cases against those charged as well as how to work with the court and the prosecution to avoid maximum sentences. 


 Jim Todd has been involved in either the prosecution or defense of thousands of criminal cases.

Legal & Professional Experience

  • Hagan & Todd, established 2017
  • May, Hagan & Todd, PLLC, 2015 - 2017
  • Hagan & Todd, PLLC, 2011 - 2014
  • Jim Todd Law, Nashville, TN 2005 - 2011
  • Assistant District Attorney, Nashville, TN 1993 - 2005
  • Assistant to Tennessee Governor Ned Ray McWherter 1989 - 1991
  • Special Assistant to Senator Al Gore, Washington, DC 1984 - 1989


  • Memphis State University School of Law, J.D. Degree, 1993
  • Vanderbilt University, BA degree in political science and communications, 1984

Teaching Experience

  • Tennessee District Attorneys Conference
  • West Virginia District Attorneys Conference
  • American Prosecutors Research Institute
  • Tennessee Department of Children's Services Conference
  • Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Community & Civic Leadership

  • Member, Juvenile Justice Reform Commission, by appointment of Governor Don Sunquist 1997 - 1998
  • Chair, Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice Codes Reform pertaining to Criminal / Delinquency Matters, 1997 - 1998
  • Past Board Member, Nashville Ballet
  • Past Board Member, Nashville Urban League
  • Past Board Member, NAARAL (North American Abortion Rights Action League)
  • Past Board Chair, Metro Nashville Sexually-Oriented Business Licensing Board

Professional Memberships & Listings

  • Member and Fellow, Nashville Bar Association
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Leadership Law Class of 2009, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys


TNIADA Executive Director, Carlye White


      Carlye White brings a wealth of knowledge to TNIADA with a background in used car operations, finance, inventory management, retail lending, and marketing. Along with automobile experience, White also has Fortune 500 and Fortune 50 experience. White’s goal is simple, He wants to help dealers grow and thrive while helping to change the industry to a more customer focused, forward thinking model. White believes we can change the car business one deal at a time with honor, integrity, and great customer service all the time and every time. White is originally from Union City, Tennessee. He studied at Hiwassee College and The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Middle Tennessee has been home to white for over 20 years. White currently lives near Nashville with his wife and three beautiful and very active children. When he is not at work he enjoys time with his family, volunteering in the community, and competitive cooking. Carlye White, can be contacted directly at 615-606-2811 or by email at 


TNIADA Town Hall Meeting


Friday, April 5, 2019

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Adesa Knoxville 

1011 Adesa Pkwy 

Lenoir City, TN 37771

 Join TNIADA as we meet with vendors and local dealers for education, news, and lunch. We look forward to meeting our Tennessee dealers to share in the exciting future that awaits us all!  Don't miss this opportunity to meet with colleagues, and share in education important to the Tennessee dealer.




 Watch our NIADA's Subprime "Conference Welcome" for free on the http://NIADA.TV BHPH Channel. Courtesy of PassTime, our http://NIADA.TV BHPH Channel sponsor and Diamond GPS National Corporate Partner. 

Following Carlye White


TNIADA Executive Director, Carlye White, meets with State Representative Johnny Garrett

 Having a cup of coffee with my pal, Johnny Garrett, newly elected State Representative for Sumner County. Johnny will represent us well on the Hill. 

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