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 regulation, 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 regulation 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 Assessment. 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 Finest Transient, Worldwide Regulation Moot Courtroom Competitors Midwest Regional’s Fourth-Place Workforce, and Second-Place Transient. 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 regulation 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.
Net was among the many finest and brightest. Lawyer Alan G. Crone remembers Webb as “one of many brightest, most interesting attorneys I’ve ever identified. He cared deeply in regards to the regulation and his purchasers.” Lawyer James R. Becker, Jr., agreed, “Jim Webb was among the finest individuals I’ve identified. For those who 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 good friend and lawyer.”
Donations in his honor could also be made to the American Diabetes Affiliation.