Lawrence Jackson has provided sound, strategic legal solutions to individuals and businesses for 20 years. He received his B.A. from the University of Arkansas Little Rock in 1987. He earned his law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1992, where he was a Member and Assistant Editor of the UALR Law Journal. His published casenotes include 'Public Law The Arkansas Freedom of Information Act Working Papers and Litigation Files of Attorneys Hired by Public Entities Are Subject to Disclosure.'
From 1992 to 1993, Mr. Jackson was a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Robert H. Dudley of the Arkansas Supreme Court. He also obtained one of the all-time largest verdicts in Arkansas $43.6 million in Old St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church v. First Nation Insurance Group.
Lawrence Jackson represents clients in local, state and federal courts. He is admitted before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Circuits, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Mississippi and the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Lawrence Jackson's memberships include the Crittenden County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Inns of Court. He is also on the Board of Directors of East Arkansas Youth Services.
Mr. Jackson has extensive jury trial experience and offers accomplished legal counsel and representation in the following practice areas:
Emeritus Professor of Law, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis
Civil Procedure, Evidence, Federal Courts.
B A., 1965, University of Arkansas; J D., 1971, University of Arkansas.
1972-74, Law Clerk to Judge William J. Holloway, Jr., United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1974-77, private practice, Little Rock, AR; Counsel, U.S. Senate Antitrust and Monopoly Subcommittee, Washington, D.C.; joined The University of Memphis School of Law faculty in 1978.
Arkansas; Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth Circuit.
Co-author with June F. Entman of the treatise Tennessee Civil Procedure 1999. Professor Banks has written articles for the Tennessee Law Review, Oklahoma Law Review, and The University of Memphis Law Review.
He has been a consultant to the Tennessee Supreme Court Commission on Civil Rules since 1984. He has published numerous articles on various aspects of the law and, from 19751980, served as Associate Editor for the ABA's Litigation magazine.