< back to Senators

Senator Brian Kelsey

R-Germantown
District 31 — Part of Shelby County — Map

district address

110 E. Mulberry St.
Suite 200
Collierville, TN 38017

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 7 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-3036
sen.brian.kelsey@capitol.tn.gov
www.briankelsey.org

Personal Information

  • Born December 22, 1977
  • Christian
  • Attorney, The Kelsey Firm, PLLC
  • B.A. with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • J.D., Georgetown University

Community Involvement

  • University of Memphis, former undergraduate Adjunct Professor of constitutional law
  • Kingsbury High School tutor
  • 11th grade Bible study teacher
  • Republican National Lawyers Association
  • Fellowship Memphis Church, choir member and former 1st grade Sunday school teacher
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Lester Community Center, former volunteer children's reader
  • Federalist Society, Memphis Lawyers Chapter board member
  • Shelby County Republican Party, former Steering Committee member
  • Shelby County Young Republicans, former Executive Board member
  • Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital Advisory Board

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Kendall Marr
  • Nick Deidiker, Research Analyst
  • Jimmy Musice, Research Analyst

Service in Public Office

  • Senate member of the 106th through 108th General Assemblies
  • House member of the 104th through 106th General Assemblies
  • Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Member, Senate Education Committee
  • Member, Joint Fiscal Review Committee
  • Former Chairman, House Civil Practice Subcommittee
  • Former House Republican Floor Leader

Honors and Awards

  • 2012, National Federation of Independent Business - Guardian of Small Business Award
  • 2011, Memphis Area Association of Governments - Legislator of the Year
  • 2011, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Memphis' Finest Young Professionals
  • 2008, Memphis Area Legal Services - pro bono service award
  • 2005, Business Tennessee Magazine - "30 Under 30"
  • 2004, Memphis Business Journal - "Top 40 Under 40"