Colleen M. Schuetz


Memphis Office

5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 1430

Memphis, Tennessee 38157

Telephone: (901) 312-1640

Facsimile: (901) 312-1639


Colleen M. Schuetz is an associate in the Memphis, Tennessee office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.  She is involved in all aspects of litigation and trial preparation representing long term care providers.  Her practice also includes the defense of automotive liability, premises liability and products liability actions.

Prior to joining QPWB, Ms. Schuetz served as an associate attorney with a Memphis law firm where she assisted with the defense of long-term care providers and as a law clerk with the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals where she drafted appellate opinions. She also served as a judicial law clerk at the trial court level in Shelby County Chancery Court.

Ms. Schuetz received her Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law in May 2015 with a concentration in Advocacy and Dispute Resolution and Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Tulane University, New Orleans in May 2012.  While in law school, she served as research editor of the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy. She worked as a legal intern in the Office of the General Counsel at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she wrote on topics concerning Medicaid disclosure requirements and HIPAA privacy issues; she also worked at St. Jude’s as a research assistant at the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department.  Ms. Schuetz served as a judicial intern at the Tennessee Court of Appeals writing bench briefs for oral arguments and conducting legal research.

Ms. Schuetz is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and is admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.  She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association, Tennessee Defense Lawyer’s Association and the Defense Research Institute (DRI).


Speaker, Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, August 2021, “QAPI in a Long-Term Care Setting: Navigating the Nuances of a Narrowing Privilege.”

Areas of Practice

  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Automotive Liability
  • Hospitals/Acute Care Facilities
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Homes
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice Defense


University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D. (2015)

Tulane University, B.S. (2012)

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