News and Updates

Discharging Student Loans in Bankruptcy

August 10, 2021

Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) have introduced legislation ("Fresh Start Through Bankruptcy Act") that would enable people to discharge their student loan debts in bankruptcy. If passed, the bill would require debtors to have been paying on their student loan debt for ten years to be eligible. 

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How to Avoid Scams

August 2, 2021

Avoiding Scams

Resources for helping you avoid scams from Consumer Finance. It is important to know the signs of fraud and scams to avoid being taken advantage of, especially during these difficult times.

Common scams currently going around involve funerals, COVID vaccines, COVID 'charities', and social security. 


New Office Meeting Procedures

May 2021:

As of May 10, 2021, we will be meeting with fully vaccinated clients in our lobby. The attorney and clients will be required to wear masks during the meeting, and the lobby area will be thoroughly cleaned after each meeting. Clients may only bring one other fully vaccinated person with them to the meeting. 

For those who are not vaccinated against COVID-19, appointments are available by telephone or at our outside table. 

All employees at Mostoller, Stulberg, Whitfield, Allen & Tippett have been fully vaccinated. 

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Hannah Tippett Becomes Name Partner

April 2021

April 2021: Attorney Hannah Tippett has become a name partner of Mostoller, Stulberg, Whitfield & Allen. Our new firm name is now Mostoller, Stulberg, Whitfield, Allen & Tippett to reflect her new status. 

Hannah, a graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Law, has been with our firm since 2009. As a certified bankruptcy specialist, Hannah leads our bankruptcy legal work; her practice extends to social security disability and conservatorship. 

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MSWA&T Welcomes Cathy Warmbrod

February 2021

Cathy Warmbrod, a law student at Duncan School of Law, has joined Mostoller, Stulberg, Whitfield, Allen & Tippett as a legal assistant to Ann Mostoller. She assists Ann with probate matters and the preparation of wills, powers of attorney and other estate documents. 

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Full Court Press published


In the fall of 1979, 15-year-old Victoria Cape of Oak Ridge wanted to play full-court basketball, but the TSSAA did not allow it. She turned to Ann Mostoller and Dorothy Stulberg to challenge the status quo. 

Bill Haltom and Amanda Swanson's book Full Court Press chronicles how Mostoller and Stulberg teamed up with Cape and legendary coach Pat Summitt to change the game of women's basketball forever. 

Click here to access more information regarding the book from the Knoxville News Sentinel