J. Russell Parkes

Circuit Court Judge

Year Elected/Appointed

2014

Previous Employment

  • Boston, Bates, Holt & Sands, PLLC – 1986-1990
  • Hardin & Parkes, PLLC – 1990-2014

Education

University of North Alabama - 1984
University of Memphis School of Law - 1986

Honors

  • Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Association
  • Fellow of the Tennessee Young Lawyers Division of the Tennessee Bar Association: President – 2015-2016; Vice-President – 2014-2015; Treasurer – 2014-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating:  AV/Preeminent
  • Named in Best Lawyers in America 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Named in Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • Named by Tennessee Supreme Court to serve as member of Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility – 2011-2014; Chairman -- 2013-2014

Membership(s)

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Maury County Bar Association – past President
  • Lawrence County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Former Director, Advisory Board -- First Farmers & Merchants Bank
  • Former Director, Advisory Board -- Regions Bank
  • Former Director, Impact Centers of Columbia
  • Former Director -- King’s Daughters’ School of Columbia
  • Board Member for Crime Stoppers
  • Member, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
  • 931-380-2543 (P)

Address

14 Public Square Columbia, TN 38401

Counties

Giles, Lawrence, Maury, Wayne