Elizabeth “Lia” Perryman was born in Newport, Tennessee where she graduated from Cocke County High School in 2007 as Salutatorian. In 2015 Lia joined Johnson, Murrell & Associates after graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2014. In law school, Lia was a member of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Team which focused on Patent Law Litigation. Lia also studied at the Downing College of the University of Cambridge in England during her first summer of law school. She served as the Co-Social Chair for the Student Bar Association during the 2013 term.
Prior to law school, Lia graduated magna cum laude from Arizona State University earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a certificate in International Studies and a minor in dance in 2011.
Lia is currently an active member in Leadership Sevier and is a Member of the Board for Leadership Tomorrow. She is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and the Sevierville Commons Association.