Ruth Ann Peak

Legal Assistant / Receptionist


Ruth Ann attended Murray State University in Kentucky, the University of Alabama, and Shelton State Community College.

She began working as a legal assistant in 1994 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and worked many years at a law firm in Jefferson City, Tennessee before moving to Knoxville. Ruth Ann enjoys her dual role as receptionist and legal assistant at Young, Williams & Ward as her position provides opportunities to personally interact with the firm’s valued clients as well as assisting with a variety of legal issues.   

Ruth Ann has lived in Germany and Panama and most of the southern states as a child of an Army Colonel.   She is bilingual in Spanish.