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 West Tennessee Law Firm

Law Office of Eric P. Egbert

If you have estate planning, conservatorship, or probate concerns, contact the Law Office of Eric P. Egbert. As a general practice law firm, we aim to successfully navigate clients through contracts, social security disability, and family law matters. We also assist those charged with criminal offenses including West TN DUI violations and local traffic misdemeanors.

Staff

Brenda Scates
Legal Assistant

EDUCATION

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Nashville School of Law, May 2008

Bachelor of Professional Studies, Paralegal Studies Program, Univ. of Memphis, 2002 – 2004
Completed 30 of 36 Credit Hours, ABA Approved

Bachelor of Science, Political Science major/Music minor, Union University, 2001

Associate of Science, Jackson State Community College, Cum Laude, 1999

PROFESSIONAL LICENSE

License to Practice Law, Tennessee, October 2008

Admitted to practice in the State of Tennessee, 2008

Admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Western District, 2010

Admitted to practice in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District, 2012

WORK EXPERIENCE

Attorney, Law Office of Eric P. Egbert, Inc., 2008 – present

Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee at Martin, Sports Law, 2012 Spring

Attorney, West Tennessee Legal Services, Housing Department, 2009 – 2010

Computer Operations Specialist, Business Services
Jackson State Community College, 2008 – 2009

Scholarship Accounts Coordinator, Business Services
Jackson State Community College, 2001 – 2007

COMMUNITY & PUBLIC SERVICE

Gibson County Legislative Body – Commissioner, Medina District 1, Position 2, September, 2014

Gibson County Adult Leadership Program (Chamber of Commerce)  – Graduate, March 2013

ACCREDITATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS

U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs – Accredited attorney/advocate, 2010

American Bar Association – Member, 2008-2009

Tennessee Bar Association – Member, 2008-present

Gibson County Bar Association – Member, 2012-present

Jackson-Madison County Bar Association – Member, 2008-present

National Association of Elder Law Attorneys – Member 2006-2007

INTERNSHIPS & VOLUNTEER SERVICE

Miss Jackson Scholarship Pageant 2013 – Judge, 2012
KontaktMissionUSA – Board of Directors, Transnational Missions, 2010 – present

Summerfield Neighborhood Association – Board of Directors, 2011-2012, 2014-2015
Madison County Public Defender, District 26 – Intern, Nashville School of Law, 2006

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Children – Juvenile Court, 2004-2005
West Tennessee Legal Services – Intern, University of Memphis, 2003-2004

Northbrook Church – Worship Music Ministry, band/vocals, 2002 – present