The law Offices of Robert J. Notestine III

Notestine Law Firm: four decades of experience in the real estate business

Services Provided

Notestine Law Firm can provide for you legal advice on a wide variety of legal decisions you may face. Whether it is real estate development, landlord/tenant agreements, or other matters, Bob Notestine will guide your decisions based on current local and state laws and with more than 28 years of experience in the real estate business.

With locations in Nashville and Nolensville, Tennessee, Notestine Law Firm also serves all counties in Middle Tennessee with real estate development solutions and administrative law services. Middle Tennessee counties include Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Dickson, Cheatham, Robertson, and Wilson.

Areas of practice include: Real Estate, Municipal Law, Zoning Law, Real Estate Development, Condominium and Horizontal Property Regime formation and consultation, State and Local Administrative Law, Commercial Law, Leases, Landlord and Tenant Law, Contracts, Wills and Probate, Trusts, Bankruptcy, Collections, and General Civil Litigation.

Licenses, Professional and Civic Associations

  • Licensed to Practice Law - State of Tennessee
  • Admitted to County, Tennessee, and Federal Bar
  • Member of Nashville and American Bar Association
  • Approved Attorney - Old Republic Title Company, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Title Agent for First American Title Insurance Company and Southern Title Insurance Company
  • Approved Closing Attorney - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • President and Director - Belle Meade Title & Escrow Company, Nashville, Tennessee
  • President - Eckhardt Exchange Corporation (a 1031 Intermediary), Nashville, Tennessee
  • General Counsel - Southern Land Title & Escrow, Inc., Nolensville, Tennessee
  • Town Attorney, Nolensville, Tennessee
  • Former City Attorney, Oak Hill, Tennessee
  • Member Covenant Presbyterian Church

Nashville Office

Belle Meade Title & Escrow

109 Kenner Avenue, S-201
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: (615) 297-1568
Fax - (615) 297-2413

Robert Notestine III - President/Director
Phone - (615) 297-1568, ext. 11

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Robert Elliott Graves

Nolensville Office

Southern Land Title & Escrow

9927 Sam Donald Court, P0 Box 217
Nolensville, TN 37135
Phone - (615) 776-7461
Fax - (615) 776-7491

Judy Painter Rose - President
Phone: (615) 776-7461

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Robert J. Notestine III

Professional Profile

Robert started his real estate profession in 1980, selling and managing residential, investment, and commercial real estate properties as well as managing brokerage divisions. His duties included extensive involvement in the planning of residential and commercial development and the acquisition and development of real properties.

Upon completion of his Law Degree (J.D.), Robert engaged in private law practice with an emphasis for real estate. He has experience in zoning law, real estate development, state and local administrative law, commercial law, leases, landlord and tenant matters and contracts. Robert has previously been an instructor in Real Estate and Real Estate Law at Cumberland University, Nashville State Technical Institute, and the Southeastern Paralegal Institute.

Robert serves as a law instructor for the Continual Learning Institute in Nashville, Tennessee; he was Nolensville, Tennessee's Town Attorney from 1996-2020, and he was the City Attorney for Oak Hill, Tennessee from 2003-2011.


  • PhD - Real Estate
    American States University
    Honolulu, Hawaii - 1998
  • Master - Liberal Arts/Sciences
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, Tennessee - 1995
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)
    Nashville School of Law
    Nashville, Tennessee - 1986
  • M.A. - Administrative Sciences
    (Business College)
    Ohio State University
    Columbus, Ohio - 1979
  • B.S. - Education
    Wright State University
    Dayton, Ohio - 1975

Attention: The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Not certified as a Real Estate or Business Law specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization. Certification in these areas of law are not currently available in Tennessee.

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