Campaign Kick-Off Announced

Nashville, Tenn. – Friday, March 13, 2015 – Bob Mendes, candidate for Metro Council At-Large, announced that he will host an official campaign kick-off event on Wednesday, March 18 from 5:30-7:30 pm at Cabana in Hillsboro Village.

“I look forward to discussing my campaign with members of the community and the ways I plan to build on the success and growth that Nashville has experienced in recent years,” said Mendes.  “My decades of experience as a Nashville attorney have given me a deep understanding of the issues facing the community and will allow me to further Nashville’s progress and effectively address the challenges that lie ahead.”

Last month, Mendes announced his candidacy and appointed Maria Salas, accomplished consumer bankruptcy specialist, as campaign treasurer.  Mendes has lived in Nashville for 20 years. In 2014, he launched his own law firm, Waypoint Law, which handles transactions, litigation and insolvency cases. Prior to launching Waypoint, Mendes was a member at Frost Brown Todd, a full-service law firm serving some of America’s top corporations and emerging companies. He currently is the chair of the board of Nashville Electric Service, and the chair of the finance committee for Father Ryan High School. He was a member of Leadership Nashville’s class of 2013, and served as president of the Nashville Bar Association in 2011. He and his wife Sue live in the Hillsboro-West End neighborhood with their two daughters.

Cabana is located at 1910 Belcourt Avenue. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, please visit

Bob Mendes

Bob Mendes represents all of Nashville as a Council-At-Large member of Nashville’s Metro Council. He is Chair of the Council’s Charter Revision Committee, a member of the Metropolitan Audit Committee, and a member of the Council’s Budget & Finance Committee, Rules & Confirmations Committee, and Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee. Bob also practices business law at Waypoint Law PLLC. Bob’s complete bio is here. You can follow Bob @mendesbob.