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Jeffrey G. Jones

Firm Managing Member
Location:
Cookeville, Tennessee
Phone:
(931) 372-9123
Fax:
(931) 372-9181
Email:

JEFFREY G. JONES is the Firm Managing Member of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC. His practice includes an emphasis on commercial transactions, governmental law and creditors' rights, as well as insurance defense. Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree in History, graduating magna cum laude in 1984 from Tennessee Technological University, and he received his law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1987. Jeff has an AV Preeminent® Rating - which is the highest possible rating given by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity. He is a member of the Putnam County Bar Association, Tennessee, and American Bar Association.  He is also a member of the Upper Cumberland Trial Lawyers Association, and was a District Representative for the Tennessee Young Lawyers Division of the Tennessee Bar Association. Jeff is currently the County Attorney for Putnam County, Tennessee and a Director for the City of Cookeville Public Building Authority. In the community, Jeff is a Director for the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Cookeville Rotary Club. He is also a member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church and active in American Legion Boys State.

Areas of Practice

  • State Civil Trial Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • Employment Law
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Municipal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1987

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1987
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 1984

Published Works

  • Yellow Fever of 1878, E. C. Barksdale Lectures University of Texas, Summer, 1983
  • Tennessee Judicial Newsletter, Editorial Board

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Young Men of America, 1988
  • Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans, 1990
  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • City of Cookeville Public Building Authority, Director
  • Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, Director
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Upper Cumberland Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
  • Putnam County Bar Association, President, 1990
  • Rural Legal Services of Tennessee, Board of Directors
  • Cookeville Rotary Club, Past Director - Board of Directors
  • Association for Retarded Citizens, Board of Directors
  • Putnam County Democratic Party, Past Chairman/Executive Committee Member
  • Boys State, Instructor, Legal Section, 1990 - 2014

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

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