Monika B. Ridley, Attorney at Law

Monika B. Ridley is a graduate of the Nashville School of Law. While attending law school, Monika worked full-time as Domestic Violence Coordinator for the District Attorney’s office in Franklin, Tennessee, gaining invaluable experience in the criminal justice system.

Prior to that, Monika worked as a law clerk/paralegal for several prominent family law attorneys in the Nashville, Tennessee area. In 2003, Monika graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with degree in Public Relations with minors in Political Science and Marketing.

On February 1, 2012 Monika B. Ridley announced the opening of her law office in La Vergne, Tennessee. In 2016, Monika moved her practice to Murfreesboro and is now located in the Suntrust Bank building in downtown Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Monika focuses her practice on all aspects of family law, including divorcechild supportcustody,adoptions, unruly and delinquent juvenile law matters, and dependent and neglect cases. She volunteers at the Greenhouse Ministries Legal Clinic and the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

Julie McClure, Executive Aide and Paralegal

Julie is Monika Ridley’s paralegal. She has worked in the practice of law for over 30 years and family law brings her the most satisfaction. Her goal is to assist each client through what can be the most difficult time of their life.

Julie has two grown children and enjoys playing tennis and bridge.


I was facing jail but Monika negotiated a deal that allowed me to stay free and working!

Bruce D. Rodriquez

Excellent attorney. Works to understand the client on a personal level. Is also well-acquainted with the judicial process and how each judge renders decisions. Highly recommend.

Victoria H. Coss

Shes great!!&really nice:)

Shannon Marie

Five Stars

Greg Geater