Mozianio Samuel “Trey” Reliford

Trey is from Strawberry Plains. He graduated from Jefferson County High School and is the son of Moze and Brenda Reliford. Trey graduated from Sewanee: The University of the South, with a degree in history and political science.

Trey graduated from Stanford University College of Law in 2015 with Pro Bono Distinction. During his time at Stanford, Trey returned home to Tennessee on a special circumstances externship, where he worked for the Nashville District Attorney’s Office, securing a criminal conviction in his first jury trial. He worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Jeffrey S. Bivins, Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Trey is a partner with Neal Harwell Attorneys at Law, in Nashville.  Previously, he was an associate with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, and Garrison, LLP, in New York. He was selected to serve the state of Tennessee as an Assistant Examiner for the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners and will administer the bar exam in each of Tennessee’s three grand divisions.  He was approved for and accepted a position as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School.  He will teach Pre-trial Litigation in the Spring of 2022.  He and his wife, Kristina reside in Nashville. They have a daughter, Stephanie.

    The Niswonger Foundation was established in 2001 to make a positive and sustainable difference in education in Northeast Tennessee. This dream was envisioned by Scott M. Niswonger, who founded Landair Transport, Inc. and Forward Air Corporation. These companies were the first two Greeneville-based companies to be taken public in the history of Greene County, Tennessee. Jointly, the companies have combined annual revenue of over one-billion-dollars and employ more than 5000 people.


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