Sandra Trail holds the dual credentials of Doctor of Jurisprudence and Certified Public Accountant. Upon graduation from college, she worked in Nashville in both the audit and tax departments of Peat, Marwick & Mitchell, one of the then “Big 8” certified public accounting firms. She was later associated with Davis, White & Associates, a Murfreesboro CPA practice. Trail began her law practice in 1983 and later practiced law with her late husband, Larry G. Trail. Her practice concentrates on wills and estate planning, probate, tax, business transactions, including formations as well as mergers and acquisitions, real estate matters, including like-kind exchanges, and contracts. She is a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Association and a Past President of the Rutherford/Cannon County Bar Association. Since 2000 Trail has held the highest available rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. She holds degrees from Middle Tennessee State University and Nashville School of Law.
Trail currently serves on the Past Presidents’ Councils for the MTSU Foundation and the MTSU Alumni Association. She is a current board member for the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department, Secretary of the Middle Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women, Past President of the Murfreesboro Estate Planning Council, a Leadership Rutherford alumnus and an active member of World Outreach Church. Additionally, Trail has an extensive involvement in community service, serving as an officer or board member for many local non-profit entities as well as related service organizations. Trail was a former Vice President of Tourism for the Murfreesboro/Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. In addition, she served as Chairman of the Murfreesboro Board of Zoning Appeals and was a board member of the Murfreesboro Planning Commission.