Chelsea Harris grew up in Nashville, Tennessee before attending the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where she graduated in 2011 with a double major in Political Science and Global Studies. While completing her undergraduate degree, she was a captain of the University of Tennessee Mock trial program.
Upon receiving her B.A. degree, Ms. Harris enrolled at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. During this time, she served as Associate Chief Justice of the Moot Court program, placed second in the regional competition as a member of the National Moot Court team, and was honored with the Christian Soronen Award for Excellence in oral advocacy.
While attending law school, Ms. Harris interned with the Office of the Federal Public Defender, as well as the Shelby County Public Defenders Office, where her passion for criminal defense blossomed. Upon graduating law school with a concentration in oral advocacy, she worked as an associate for the Massey, McClusky, McClusky, & Fuchs law firm in Memphis, where she sat second chair on several felony trials with successful results.
In 2017, Ms. Harris moved to Knoxville with her husband, and fellow associate, Jacob Feuer. Her practice now encompasses criminal matters at the state and federal level, as well as family law and administrative law. She is currently a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.