Paula Jackson joined the firm in 2015 and practices mainly in the area of employment litigation and counseling. Prior to joining the firm, Paula served as a Judicial Clerk at the state and federal levels, practiced law as a private attorney, and was an attorney for the state and local government. Paula has represented clients in both state and federal courts in Tennessee. She is admitted in Tennessee, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Western District of Tennessee, the Middle District of Tennessee, and the Eastern District of Tennessee. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association as well as the Memphis Bar Association (Labor & Employment Law Section).
Paula earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (cum laude), where she served as a Staff Member on the University of Memphis Law Review. Prior to that, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English (summa cum laude) from the University of Memphis. Paula obtained her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification from HRCI in 2012 and has experience in Human Resources Management as well as training supervisors and employees.