Republican National Lawyers Association | (RNLA)
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Mr. W Lewis Jenkins Jr

Contributing Member
P O Box 846
111 S Mill Ave
Dyersburg, TN 38025-0846

Phone: 7312887534
Fax: 7312887540
Web Site:

Law School: Vanderbilt (1995)
Foreign Languages: None

Practice Areas:

Lewis Jenkins is a partner in the law firm of Jenkins Dedmon Hayes Law Group LLP, where he practices in the areas of civil litigation and appeals, employment law, commercial law, taxation, family law, estate planning and probate, and civil rights. He received B.S. and J.D. degrees from Vanderbilt University and an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Alabama. He is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Missouri, and is a member of the Dyer County and Tennessee bar associations and the Missouri Bar. He is a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation and was a member of the 2008 class of the Tennessee Bar Associationís Leadership Law program. He has handled over seventy appellate matters on a broad range of legal issues, including business law, employment law, family law, taxation, civil rights, and criminal law, in state appeals courts in Tennessee and in federal appellate courts, and is a volunteer with the Tennessee Bar Association Appellate Pro Bono Project. He is the Reporter (appointed 2017) of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure. He was a member of the Tennessee Judicial Nominating Commission from 2009 to 2013. He served on the Board of Directors of West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc. from 1996 to 2000, and received the West Tennessee Legal Services Pro Bono Award in 2013. He has served as a Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility Hearing Panel member for District VIII since 2012. He has been a member of the Tennessee Bar Associationís Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility since 1996. He served on active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1988 to 1992.

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