Josh Kleppin is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group.

Josh graduated first in his class and received his J.D. (summa cum laude) from Belmont University College of Law, where he was executive development and technology editor of the Belmont Law Review. His note, Making a Deliberate Difference: Creating a Constitutional Solution to Hepatitis C in Prisons, was published in Vol. 8, Issue 1 of that journal. Josh also served as the president of Belmont’s Board of Advocates and was active on the Moot Court team. Josh was the chief brief writer for two national competition teams. In 2020, his team was a Chicago Regional Champion in the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition. The team reached the national finals of that competition, finishing second overall and earning accolades for the 5th Best Brief.

While in law school, Josh interned as a clerk for the Hon. Chief Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins on the Tennessee Supreme Court and Judge Kelvin D. Jones in the State of Tennessee’s 20th Judicial District.