Meet the Team

One of our biggest strengths as a team is our unique personalities. (Read a bit quirky.)  We have different interests and favorite football teams. We love movies and arguing over them.  Click here to learn about career opportunities with our firm.

Miles Mason, Sr.

Miles Mason, Sr. JD, CPA is a husband, father, and divorce lawyer.  Married for over 30 years, he and Sharon are the parents of three grown children.  The founder of the Miles Mason Family Law Group, PLC, he has been selected as a Tennessee Super Lawyer by peers, rated 10.0 out of 10.0 by Avvo, awarded “Best of the Bar” by the Memphis Business Journal and received a “AV Preeminent®” Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.  Frequently interviewed for national and local news, Miles is a nationally recognized speaker on divorce trial practice, forensic accounting, and business valuation.  He is the author of four books on divorce, including the Forensic Accounting Deskbook, published by the ABA Family Law Section, and the Tennessee Divorce Client’s Handbook, available on Amazon.  Miles currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Orpheum Theatre Group.  Other leadership positions have included Chair of the TBA Family Law Section, President of the CBHS Alumni Association, Fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation, and for five years served as Vice Chair of the Memphis and Shelby County Community Redevelopment Agency Board, appointed by Mayor Jim Strickland. Click below to view his personal story and detailed professional biography. Click here for Miles Mason, Sr. Media Page.

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A. Brooks Irvine

Family law attorney, Brooks Irvine, joined the Miles Mason Family Law Group, PLC in 2020. She is a member of the ABA, TBA, and MBA Family Law Sections, and the Association of Women Attorneys. Having spent over a decade with the DA’s Office, Brooks has turned her focus to Family Law. A native Memphian, Brooks is a graduate of Hutchison School, UT, Knoxville, and Memphis Law. A single mother of two, Brooks enjoys snow skiing with her children and golf at their Park City, Utah family home.  In her rare spare moments, Brooks plays golf, tastes wine, and collects art. Home renovations and throwing pottery are also passions.

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Joseph W. Smith

Joseph W. Smith is originally from Nashville, married and a proud father.  An experienced family law litigator and speaker, Joe currently serves as Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Family Law Section and is a member of the Memphis Bar Association Family Law Section.  In 2021, the Memphis Business Journal honored him with its 40 Under 40 Award and in 2023 named him “Best of the Bar.” He also attended the prestigious ABA Family Law Section’s Trial Advocacy Institute.  Joe graduated from the University of Memphis and Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.  #GoTigersGo  Joe serves the community by fundraising for the law school and serving on the U of M’s Alumni Association board of directors.  He also serves on the Memphis Bar Association’s Board of Directors and the National Bar Association Ben F. Jones chapter Board of Directors. Joe Smith has been selected to the 2022 Tennessee Rising Stars list from Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

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Gil Buie

Gil joined the firm as a law clerk in 2016.  Since then, he graduated from University of Memphis School of Law and is now an Associate Attorney with us.  Gil assists clients with all aspects of family law representation.  He obtained his undergraduate degree in Philosophy at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville after graduating from Christian Brothers High School in Memphis.  Gil Buie has been selected to the 2021-22 Tennessee Rising Stars list from Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

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Danielle Husseini

Danielle was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She graduated cum laude from Tennessee Technological University with a degree in biology and received her law degree from University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphries School of Law. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her dog, Maya, and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys traveling the world.


Gretchen Sloan

Gretchen Sloan joined Miles Mason Family Law Group, PLC in 2021 as a paralegal and also serves as our Manager of Operations. After a long career in the service industry as a manager, she had to keep up with and comply to the laws regarding alcohol. Seeing those laws change over the years, it got her interested in law, both how it changes and how it applies. That curiosity led her to go back to school to gain more knowledge on law. She graduated magna cum laude from Southwest Tennessee Community College with an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies. She is also a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Gretchen is eager to keep learning and help others in her career as a paralegal.

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Allison Adair

Allison Adair graduated from Southwest Tennessee Community College with an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies. She is currently a member of NALA (National Association of Legal Assistants) and GMPA (Greater Memphis Paralegal Alliance). Her favorite activities are anything outdoors, including kayaking and fishing. She also enjoys traveling to new places and spending time with her pets.

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Martha Harris

Martha Harris joined our team in 2019. She was born, and raised in Dyersburg, but spent 2017-2019 in Southern California. While in California, she attended Palomar College where she was Vice President of the Pre-Law Club. Martha then graduated from San Diego Miramar College with an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies. This is also where she attained her Paralegal Certificate.  Martha is a member of NALA, the national paralegal association.

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Velma Baldelli

Velma is originally from South Texas. After 13 years of working for Bartlett City Schools, she decided to return to the legal industry. Velma is extremely excited to bring her previous 9 years of paralegal experience to help families transition in a positive way. In her free time, Velma enjoys watching her two sons play college baseball and shopping with her daughter. She also loves spending time with her husband and their two fur babies, Bella and Chico.


Howard Kim

Howard Kim is a first generation Korean American. He went to Houston High School (Go Mustangs!) and graduated in 2016. Then he attended the University of Tennessee for college. He graduated Cum Laude from there in 2020 with a major in English Literature and a minor in Psychology. In his spare time, he enjoys playing ping pong and tennis and listening to true crime podcasts.


Sharon Mason

Sharon Mason joined Miles Mason Family Law Group, PLC in 2005 and serves as it Legal Administrator. She has a finance degree from Memphis State University and brings substantial accounting and financial reporting experience to the firm. On a project basis, Sharon assists representation by creating, managing, and analyzing financial transaction data bases and document management in complex matters.


James J. Webb, Jr., Senior Associate Attorney, Deceased

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