Debra L. Fulton has earned the ANSI-accredited designation of Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Prior to earning her CIPM, Debra earned the ANSI-accredited as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Having practiced law for more than 30 years, Debra is a knowledgeable, hands-on professional who provides sound, practical advice to her clients. Her practice has traditionally focused in the litigation arena, but over the past few years, she has worked to further develop and enhance her skills in the area of privacy and data protection. Debra is one of only a few lawyers who have worked to achieve this designation.
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Nine FMS attorneys were named by Knoxville’s CityView Magazine as Top Attorneys in 2016 in their respective fields.
In a decision issued on June 8, 2016, in the case of In Re: Estate of Bruce Chapman Bower, the Tennessee Court of Appeals reversed a decision of the Sevier County Probate Court regarding the interpretation of a decedent’s family trust.
The Knoxville Bar Foundation recognized Debra Fulton as an esteemed member of Knoxville's legal community at their Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.