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Tamara is an associate in our Oxford office.

She attended the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she graduated cum laude one semester early. She served as Student Attorney in the University of Mississippi Child Advocacy Clinic, and was Alumni/Networking Chair of the Black Law Student Association. Tamara earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Mississippi in Political Science, graduating in three years.

During law school, Tamara was a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, and 2L BarBRI Representative.

Tamara served as a Judicial Law Clerk for The Honorable Deborah McDonald on the Mississippi Court of Appeals in Jackson, Mississippi from March 2022 to March 2023.

From May to July 2021 she also worked remotely as legal intern in the Kinship Care Unit of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society in Georgia, drafting guardianship pleadings, discovery requests and responses, and conducting telephonic client meetings.

Throughout undergraduate and law school Tamara participated in several pro bono Expungement and Estate Planning clinics.

Professional Affiliation

Mississippi Bar Association, February 2022

Honors and Activities

  • Academic Scholarship
  • Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society
  • Alumni/Networking Chair of Black Law Student Association
  • 2L BarBRI Representative
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
  • Student Attorney in the University of Mississippi Child Advocacy Clinic

Legal Experience

Mississippi Court of Appeals, Jackson, MS
Judicial Law Clerk, The Honorable Deborah McDonald – March 2022 – March 2023

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Atlanta, GA
Legal Intern, May 2021 – July 2021

Hickman & Fondren, PLLC, Oxford, MS
Legal Assistant and Receptionist, June 2020, August 2020 – May 2021; August 2021 – December 2021

Mississippi Court of Appeals, Jackson, MS
Judicial Intern, The Honorable Deborah McDonald, June 2020 – August 2020

Gilmer & Green Legal Group, PLLC, Jackson, MS
Legal Assistant and ReceptionistFebruary 2019 – May 2019, July 2020 – August 2020; May 2021 – August 2021

Precious Martin, Sr. & Associates, PLLC, Jackson, MS
Legal Intern, Summers, Holidays 2015-2019