In Memory of S. Shepherd Tate

Posted: May 28th, 2019

Memphis, TN – (May 28, 2019) - It is with great sadness that Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C. announces the passing of S. Shepherd Tate on May 28, 2019 at the age of 101.  Shep was not only one of the Firm’s founding members, but a dear friend, colleague and mentor to those who worked with him.  He retired from the Firm in 2008 at the age of 90.  He will be truly missed.

Mr. Tate was a highly esteemed leader in the Memphis legal community, having been selected by his peers to the presidency of the Memphis & Shelby County Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the National Conference of Bar Presidents. 

An account of his amazing life of service can be found in his obituary at

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