CLISTON V. “DOC” BODINE, III. Mr. Bodine is the Managing Director of Gerrish McCreary Smith, PC, Attorneys and Gerrish McCreary Smith Consultants, LLC. Mr. Bodine’s legal and consulting practice places special emphasis on compliance matters, bank regulatory matters, strategic planning, examination issues and appeals, enforcement actions (formal and informal), civil money penalties (“CMPs”), expense practices, incentive compensation issues, regulatory applications, removal and prohibition matters, bank insurance issues, corporate reorganizations, holding company formation and use, mergers and acquisitions, branch sale or purchase, corporate governing documents and practices, golden parachute payment and indemnification issues, and general banking and corporate law.

Prior to joining Gerrish McCreary Smith, PC, Mr. Bodine spent four years in a defense litigation practice in western Tennessee. Mr. Bodine is admitted to practice before all Tennessee state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

Mr. Bodine graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia in 2000, with a Masters of Accounting concentrating in taxation from the J.M. Tull School of Accounting at the University of Georgia in 2001, and cum laude with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2004. He is licensed to practice in the state of Tennessee. Mr. Bodine can be contacted at dbodine@gerrish.com.