About us

M. Andy Brunelle


Andy Brunelle is a native of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and is proud to call this his hometown. Andy graduated from Oakland High School in 1991. He then graduated from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. He later graduated in the top 1% of his class at Nashville School of Law. Andy focuses his law practice on three areas: personal injury cases, criminal defense, and family law matters. In personal injury cases, Andy has the unique experience of working for one of the largest insurance companies in the country as an adjuster for 11 years. This perspective is valuable in helping you through the difficulties of being injured.

Andy understands that being charged with a crime is one of the biggest events of your life. He will defend your constitutional rights and fight to achieve the best outcome possible. The same goes for a family lawsuit. Whether it’s a divorce or custody suit, it is an emotional time for you, and Andy will stand by you and fight to protect your assets and the time you get with your children.

Andy is married to Brenda Brunelle and has two sons. Brenda is the owner of Danceworks, Inc. here in Murfreesboro. Andy spends his free time with his family, coaching little league and playing tennis.

Choosing the right lawyer can change your life. Andy takes this responsibility seriously. When you hire Andy on any type of case, he is your lawyer who will fight for you every step of the way.


Amanda Conklin


As a life-long resident of Rutherford County, Amanda Conklin is committed to providing the highest quality representation to her community. Ms. Conklin earned her undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University and her J.D. Degree from Nashville School of Law in 2011.

Ms. Conklin worked five successful years as a legal assistant prior to earning her law degree, which helped her to fully realize her passion for helping people at all levels of litigation and protection.

Following graduation, Ms. Conklin immediately began her practice in her hometown of Murfreesboro with Lisa Eischeid, Rutherford County’s General Sessions Judge, Part IV. In October 2016, Ms. Conklin and another locally established attorney associated their thriving practices to form Brunelle | Conklin. Together, Ms. Conklin and Mr. Brunelle are able to offer a wide range of legal services and knowledge.

The focus of Ms. Conklin’s practice includes all areas of family law, criminal law, estate planning and probate, juvenile law, and most general civil matters.

In addition to operating a successful practice, Ms. Conklin is active in a number of professional organizations including the Rutherford County/Cannon County Bar Association (elected Officer 2012-2016), the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL), the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL – 2015), bar exam proctor for the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners (2012-2015), and approved mentor for the University of Tennessee College of Law Mentoring Program.


Allen Hale


With more than 40 years of diverse criminal justice experience, Allen Hale is excited to bring his unique qualifications to Brunelle | Conklin. Born and raised in Murfreesboro, Allen has served this community for more than half of his life. First as a paramedic before transitioning into law enforcement, where he started off as a Patrol Officer and was ultimately promoted to Major Crimes Investigator/Supervisor of Major Crimes for the Special Investigative Unit.

Allen went on to graduate from Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Criminal Justice and later earned his J.D. Degree at Nashville School of Law. From there he spent almost a decade working as a Criminal Defense Attorney, where he defended scores of people in a full range of major felonies to minor misdemeanors. Most recently he served as an Assistant District Attorney of Rutherford County for twelve years. From the arrest to the prosecution to the defense, Allen literally understands all angles of a case and will use his decades of training, knowledge, and experience to help you understand all of your options, prepare a tough and aggressive trial strategy when needed, and achieve the best possible outcome for your unique situation.

As a part of Brunelle | Conklin law now Allen and his colleagues are prepared to assist you with a full range of legal issues (i.e. criminal, civil, personal injury, and transactional law). If you are faced with any type of criminal allegation, call today to set up your free and private consultation with Allen.

Allen has been married to his high school sweetheart for more than 40 years and has two daughters and two granddaughters he is infinitely proud of. He is an avid MTSU fan with a deep-rooted love for his hometown of Murfreesboro.


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Legal Assistant


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