Chris Seaton

Writer. Lawyer. Mediator. Parkour Practitioner. Bassist and Blues Harp enthusiast.


Dear Bill Hicks 

In Which I Tell A Dead Comedian Just How Right He Was 


Dear Bill:

During my undergrad years, a friend exposed me to “Rant in E…


And They Call Him “Melee” 

A preview of Minton vs. Melton at 3FC on August 17


One line that sticks out in my head more than any other from “The Dark Knight” is…


Orders of Protection and You 

A Guide to the Strangest Court in the Land, Part One 


Important note: The following is for informational purposes only, and is the


The Tale of the Smiling Knight 

A Tornavale Story 


INTRODUCTION:

BONG went the clock in the town square of Tornavale, and the children all bounced in the direction of the sound. It was time for the Wise Man of Tornavale to tell a story, and he invited all the children to listen, because children had yet to experience the ways of adults, and they…

Publications edited by Chris Seaton

A selection of Fairy Tales for All Ages


The Top 25 Child Support Excuses 

All regularly heard in a Tennessee Child Support Court. 


  1. I couldn’t come to court because I had no ride.

Let Me Tell You A Yellow Story. 

How the Media We Consume Controls Our Thought Processes


The words “Once Upon A Time” tell stories. So do bylines for news…


A Letter to New Dads 

In Which I Share the Knowledge Of Nine Months


Dear New Dads:

Congratulations! You’re going to be a father. It’s a life…


A Story of Independence

Because Those Who Do Not Remember The Past Are Condemned To Repeat It…


SIT DOWN, my children, and let me tell you a story.


Dear Bill Hicks 

In Which I Tell A Dead Comedian Just How Right He Was 


Dear Bill:

During my undergrad years, a friend exposed me to “Rant in E…


Straight Talk About Paula Deen 

In Which I Discuss Food, Racism,Law and Modern Language


Let’s get one thing cleared up right off the bat: I do not condone…


My Cover Story For Parties 

In Which I Reveal A Trade Secret Of The Profession 


One of the best pieces of advice I can give new lawyers is the following: “Get a…