Mary Dee Allen 
Cookeville, Tennessee
phone (931) 372-9123
fax (931) 372-9181
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MARY DEE ALLEN is a Member in the Cookeville, Tennessee office of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC, which she joined in 2003.  Mary Dee is a practicing trial attorney since 1992, handling primarily workers' compensation defense and employment discrimination defense, in state and federal Courts and administrative agencies.  She obtained an Associates Degree in Nursing from Union University in 1988, a Bachelor's Degree in History from Union University in 1989, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from the University of Memphis in 1992.  Mary Dee has an AV Preeminent® Rating - which is the highest possible rating given by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity. She is a member of the Putnam County Bar Association, the Cookeville Chapter of Business and Professional Women, and Kiwanis, and active with the Cub Scouts.  Mary Dee is Legislative Co-Chair of the Upper Cumberland Society of Human Resource Management.

Areas of Practice:
Labor and Employment Defense
Workers Compensation Defense
Bar Admissions:
Tennessee, 1992
U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 1992
U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1997
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2003
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1997
Memphis State University School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee, 1992
Honors: Member, Moot Court Board; Moot Court Winner
Honors: National Mock Trial Team
Law Review: Memphis State University Law Review

Union University, 1989
Major:  History

Union University, 1988
Major:  Nursing; passed State licensure Boards, 1988

Honors and Awards:
Recipient: Herbert Herff Presidential Law Scholarship

West Publishing Award for Outstanding Scholarship

American Jurisprudence Awards in Trial and Appellate Advocacy

Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Upper Cumberland Society of Human Resource Management
Legislative Co-chair

Putnam County Bar Association

Business and Professional Women, Cookeville Chapter

Mid-South Workers' Compensation Association


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