Serving Nashville Since 1997

About-Us-Header_3John Cobb Rochford founded Rochford Law & Real Estate Title with the mission of providing professional legal and title services in Nashville, TN. The firm embodies the value and superior service of a large firm with the one-on-one attention of a smaller practice. Above all, we uphold the highest integrity, character, honesty and reliability in all our conduct to deliver the greatest value possible.

Our professional results can be tied to our personalized service and community spirit. We are aggressive, responsive and thorough. If you need a Nashville attorney to help navigate your legal challenges, call us today. 615.269.7676.

Nashville Real Estate Law

& Title Services

About John Cobb Rochford

John-Rochford-2015-041John Cobb Rochford is from Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University and his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School. While in school, he served as writing editor for the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and achieved Dean’s list. After practicing as a transactional attorney and litigator with Ortale Kelley Herbert & Crawford, and subsequently with Bowen Riley Warnock & Jacobsen, John started Community Title.

John regularly litigates serious disputes and is frequently asked to speak on various legal matters. John is a member of the Nashville and Kentucky Bar Associations, is an approved Rule 31 Mediator, and is an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, serving on its Commercial, Construction and Employment panels. John is also a licensed real estate broker and a licensed and bonded Tennessee title insurance agent. He also serves on a Leadership Council of Lipscomb Academy.

John served for a number of years as the Chair of the Nashville Bar Association Real Estate Law Committee and as an instructor at the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors. John is a Fellow in the Nashville Bar Foundation, a program recognizing colleagues who have significantly contributed to the community. Devotion and service to the client and to the public interest are hallmarks of this program. Each “class” of Fellows is selected by colleagues and is limited to 1% of the Nashville bar.

Our Mission

We trace our roots to 1936, when attorney John Cobb began assisting the Nashville community with real estate closings.

John Cobb Rochford’s mission is to provide an unparalleled level of professional legal and title services. The firm embodies the value and superior service of a large firm with the one-on-one attention of a smaller practice. Above all, we uphold the highest integrity, character, honesty and reliability in all our conduct to deliver the greatest value possible.

Our professionals are experienced and trained in all aspects of commercial and residential title work, real estate closings and real estate law. We offer professional service with personal attention. Our only focus is you.

With highly trained lawyers and closing professionals, we are the complete solution for your Tennessee real estate legal needs. We have extensive experience in all of the following areas:

  • Purchase and/or sale of residential or commercial property
  • Refinancing of residential or commercial property
  • Civil litigation
  • Equity lines of credit
  • Title searches and title reports
  • Construction loans
  • Investment property transactions, including Section 1031 exchanges
  • For sale by owner (“FSBO”)
  • Distressed property transactions, including foreclosures, short sales, and bank-owned property (“REOs”)