Middlebrooks and Gray, Family Practice Attorney, Law, Jackson,TN: http://www.middlebrooksandgray.com

Middlebrooks and Gray, Family Practice Attorney, Law, Jackson,TN: http://www.middlebrooksandgray.com











 Mary Jo Middlebrooks









Attorney at Law

Law Clerk for Judge Lloyd Tatum

Part Time Instructor, Business Law

Clerk, bookkeeper & parts manager

Doctor of Jurisprudence
Vanderbilt University School of Law

B.S., Education
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville


    •     Admitted to practice in all courts of Tennessee; the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee; United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court

    •     Certified as a Family Law Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization

    •     Rule 31 Listed Mediator in the field of General Civil/Family Mediation, with a designation as  “Specially Trained in Domestic Violence Issues”

    •     Federal Mediator, Western District of Tennessee

    •     Tennessee Bar Association

    •     Attorney Coach for Mock Trial Program -Jackson Central-Merry High School - 12 years

    •     Charter Member Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women - 16 years

    •     Charter Member Lawyers’ Association for Women, Anne Schneider Chapter - 22 years

    •     Board of Law Examiners: Chairperson for District 7 Investigating Committee - 22 years

    •     Business and Professional Women - 30 years

    •     Past Member Local Rules Revision Committee for United States District Court - 2 years

    •     Past Member Commission on Criminal Justice - 3 years

    •     Past Lecturer Madison County Juvenile Court Services Street Law Program

    •     Past President Jackson-Madison County Bar Association

    •     Past Chairperson Wes-Tenn Young Lawyers Association - 6 years

    •     Contributing Author, “Tools for the Ultimate Trial: The TACDL Death Penalty Defense Manual” (1985)

    •     American Civil Liberties Union

    •     American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee Board of Directors - 3 years


    •    2011 Women of Empowerment presented by the Women's Resource and Rape Assistance Program

    •    2011 Second Century Award, presented by the Jackson-Madison County NAACP

    •     2011 Awarded the Ernie H. Gray Paralegal Utilization Award by the Tennessee Paralegal Association West Tennessee Chapter

    •     2011 Awarded the Pro Bono Award by West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc. for commitment and dedication to the Pro Bono Project

    •     2010 Recipient of the Sterling Award honoring the 20 Most Influential Women in West Tennessee

    •     January 28, 2008 Honored by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee by Senate Joint Resolution No. 619 for meritorious service to the State of Tennessee

    •     2008 Awarded the Pro Bono Award by the Legal Services Corporation for extraordinary commitment to providing equal access to justice

    •     2008 Tennessee Bar Foundation Fellow

    •     2008 Jackson-Madison County NAACP Branch Advocate Award

    •     2007 Woman of Achievement awarded by Jackson Business & Professional Women

    •     2006 Pro Bono Service Award, presented by West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.

    •     1998 Status of Women Honoree for accomplishments in Law, presented by Sigma Gamma Rho of Jackson, Tennessee

    •     1992 Woman of Distinction, awarded by the Reelfoot Girl Scout Council

    •     1992 Who’s Who in America Law (7th Edition)

    •     1990 Jackson BPW Commitment and Leadership Award

    •     1989 Jackson-Madison County Pro Bono Award

    •     1985 Law & Liberty Award, presented by the Young Lawyers Conference of the Tennessee Bar and Wes-Tenn Young Lawyers

    •     1985 Outstanding Boss of the Year, presented by Jackson Legal Secretaries Association

    •     1984 Outstanding Young Women of America

    •     1982 (August) WJAK Action Award

    •     1982 (April) WJAK Action Award

    •     1980-81 Outstanding Boss of the Year, presented by Jackson Legal Secretaries Association

    •     1979-80 Dictionary of International Biography

    •     1979 (June) WDXI Community Service Award

    •     1979 World Who’s Who of Women Award

    •     1978-79 Personalities of the South Award

    •     1979 Outstanding Young Women of America

    •     1979 Outstanding Young Woman of the Year for Madison County (by Jaycettes)


    •     Order of Eastern Star - 38 years

    •     Youthtown Auxiliary Member - 26 years

    •     National Organization for Women - 38 years

    •     Jackson-Madison County Humane Society - 24 years

    •     Women Against Violence Against Women - 23 years

    •     West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc., Board of Directors - 33 years

    •     Past Jackson Symphony Association Board of Directors - 7 years

    •     Daughters of the American Revolution - 2 years





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