Kenneth McLean was born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana. He attended Louisiana Tech University on a full academic scholarship and graduated cum laude with a degree in psychology. Kenneth then attended the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he served as the Managing Editor for the Journal of National Security Law, the Associate Mississippi Cases Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal and the Director of the Appellate Requirement and member of the Executive Board for the Moot Court. Kenneth received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Ole Miss in 2002. He received his mediation training at the Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution at the Unviersity of Texas School of Law.
After working for some of the most prominent litigation firms in Jackson, Mississippi and Shreveport, Louisiana, Kenneth founded The McLean Law Firm in Memphis, Tennessee. He has experience with personal injury/casualty, railroad, product liability, medical malpractice, and commercial litigation. Although he still maintains a broad-based litigation practice, Kenneth focuses on cases involving individuals who have been seriously injured and those accused of criminal wrongdoing.
Kenneth is licensed to practice law in all the state courts of Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Kenneth and his wife, Betsy, have two sons, John and Jim. They are active members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown, Tennessee.