James J. Webb, Jr.
Good friend, colleague, and Memphis lawyer James J. “Jim” Webb, Jr., died on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
Within the years resulting in his profession in legislation, Webb attended Louisiana State College the place he acquired his bachelor’s diploma (1979) and grasp’s diploma in English (1981). He was on the Dean’s Listing and was a member of Phi Kappa Phi.
Webb earned his legislation diploma in 1995 from the Cecil C. Humphreys Faculty of Regulation on the College of Memphis the place he was a 1993-1994 Humphreys Fellow, in addition to Notes Editor for the Regulation Evaluation. He was named a Who’s Who Amongst College students in American Universities and Faculties. Webb was Freshman Moot Courtroom Quarter-Finalist, Superior Moot Courtroom Champion, Mock Trial Competitors’s Greatest Temporary, Worldwide Regulation Moot Courtroom Competitors Midwest Regional’s Fourth-Place Crew, and Second-Place Temporary. He acquired the American Jurisprudence Award for Decedent’s Estates, Moot Courtroom, and Trial Advocacy.
Webb was admitted to the Tennessee bar in 1996. From 1995-1997, he was Regulation Clerk to Tennessee Supreme Courtroom Justice Holly Kirby whereas she was with the Courtroom of Appeals of Tennessee.
After his clerkship, Webb practiced legislation with Crone & Mason, PLC, from 1997 to 2010 after which with the Miles Mason Household Regulation Group, PLC, the place he was senior affiliate lawyer on the time of his passing.
Internet was among the many finest and brightest. Legal professional Alan G. Crone remembers Webb as “one of many brightest, best attorneys I’ve ever recognized. He cared deeply concerning the legislation and his shoppers.” Legal professional James R. Becker, Jr., agreed, “Jim Webb was probably the greatest individuals I’ve recognized. When you ever wanted something, he was there for you. However maybe his most spectacular trait was his information of all issues science fiction and movie. It was really breathtaking. He was a superb buddy and a superb lawyer.”
Donations in his honor could also be made to the American Diabetes Affiliation.