James J. Webb, Jr.
Buddy, 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 Record and was a member of Phi Kappa Phi.
Webb earned his legislation diploma in 1995 from the Cecil C. Humphreys College of Regulation on the College of Memphis the place he was a 1993-1994 Humphreys Fellow, in addition to Notes Editor for the Regulation Evaluate. He was named a Who’s Who Amongst College students in American Universities and Faculties. Webb was Freshman Moot Court docket Quarter-Finalist, Superior Moot Court docket Champion, Mock Trial Competitors’s Finest Temporary, Worldwide Regulation Moot Court docket Competitors Midwest Regional’s Fourth-Place Workforce, and Second-Place Temporary. He acquired the American Jurisprudence Award for Decedent’s Estates, Moot Court docket, and Trial Advocacy.
Webb was admitted to the Tennessee bar in 1996. From 1995-1997, he was Regulation Clerk to Tennessee Supreme Court docket Justice Holly Kirby whereas she was with the Court docket 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.
Net was among the many greatest and brightest. Lawyer Alan G. Crone remembers Webb as “one of many brightest, most interesting attorneys I’ve ever identified. He cared deeply concerning the legislation and his shoppers.” Lawyer James R. Becker, Jr., agreed, “Jim Webb was top-of-the-line folks I’ve identified. For those who ever wanted something, he was there for you. However maybe his most spectacular trait was his data of all issues science fiction and movie. It was really breathtaking. He was an excellent pal and an excellent lawyer.”
Donations in his honor could also be made to the American Diabetes Affiliation.