Lancelot (Lance) L. Minor has practiced law with Bourland Heflin Alvarez Minor & Matthews, PLC (BHAMM) since 1994. He primarily concentrates on cases involving general civil law, with a focus on business transactions, litigation and dispute resolution. In the handling of a wide variety of commercial matters, Lance regularly represents and advises individuals, companies, banks and financial institutions in the purchasing, sale, restructure and transfer of companies; business assets; loan transactions; leases; business succession proceedings; corporate matters; and work-outs. Lance also often represents clients on all types of real estate, wills, trusts and probate matters, as well as alcohol and beverage licensing matters. He is licensed to practice law in both Tennessee and Mississippi.


  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis, J.D., 1977
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., 1971

Memberships, Licenses & Certifications

  • Memphis Bar Association
    • Member, Professionalism Committee
    • Former Member, Association’s Board of Directors
    • Former Member, Board’s Executive Committee
    • Former Committee Chairman
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar

Professional Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America (Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law and Commercial Litigation Sections)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Magazine
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award – Business Associations/Corporations
  • Recipient of the U.S. Law Week Scholastic Award

Community Involvement

  • Elder, First Evangelical Church, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Memphis Rotary Club (1985-present)
    • Member, Board of Directors
    • Former Treasurer
    • Paul Harris Fellow
  • Cadence Bank, N.A. (formerly Enterprise National Bank), Memphis, Tennessee
    • Founder
    • Organizer
    • General Counsel (1990-2004)
    • Member, Board of Directors (1990-2004)
    • Member, Executive Committee (1990-2004)
    • Former Member, Memphis Community Advisory Board, Cadence Bank, N.A. (2005-2013)
  • Enterprise Bancshares, Inc., 1997-2005
    • Founder
    • General Counsel (1997-2005)
    • Member, Board of Directors (1997-2005)
    • Member, Executive Committee (1997-2005)
  • Member, Christian Legal Society
  • Founding Member, Memphis Christian Lawyers Association
  • Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc.
    • Member, Board of Directors (1977-1997)
    • Legal Counsel (1977-1997)
  • Letterman, Ole Miss Varsity Tennis Team (1971), University of Mississippi M-Club Alumni Association