Jacqueline DixonJacqueline Dixon

Practice Areas

  • Family Law including divorce, child custody and adoption
  • Probate including wills, estates and conservatorship
  • Personal Injury such as car accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Mediation – Tennessee Rule 31 Listed Family Mediator since 2003

Professional Listings

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar Family Law 2014 and 2017

  Education

  • Emory & Henry College
  • Carson-Newman College (B.S. 1981)
  • University of Tennessee (J.D. 1986)

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee 1986
  • U. S. Supreme Court 2009

Work Experience

  • Weatherly, McNally & Dixon, PLC, member January 2010 to present
  • Hollins, Wagster, Weatherly & Raybin, P.C., (formerly Hollins, Wagster & Yarbrough, P.C.) April 1998 to December 2009 (Of Counsel: April 1998-March 2003; Member: April 2003-December 2009)
  • Maddin, Miller & McCune, September 1986-March 1998 (Associate: September 1986-December 1994; Partner: January 1994-March 1998)

Bar Association and Professional Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • 2013-2014 Immediate Past President
    • 2012-2013 President
    • 2011-2012 President-Elect
    • 2010-2011 Vice-President
    • 2005- 2014 Member Board of Governors
    • 2004-2010 Chair, Membership Committee
    • 2004 Leadership Law, member of inaugural class
    • 2003-2004 Chair, Lawyers Care Project; Member, Membership Committee and Access to Justice Committee
    • 2002-2003 Chair, Task Force on Membership
    • 2001-2005:  Associate General Counsel, Middle Tennessee
    • Board of Governors: Secretary 2000-2001 and Member 1996-98 (Executive, Finance and Program Committees)
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
    • President, 1997-1998
    • President Elect, 1996-1997
    • Vice President, 1995–1996
    • Board Member, 1994-1995
    • Treasurer, 1992-1994
    • District Representative, 1991-1992
  • Tennessee Bar Association YLD Fellows 
    • Member 1997 to present
    • 2002-2003 president
    • 2001-2002 vice-president
    • 2000-01 secretary
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation
    • Inducted 2004
  • Nashville Bar Association
    • Board of Directors-1996-1998 and 2016 to present
    • Delegate to ABA House of Delegates- 2006- 2012
    • Young Lawyers Division- Fellow 2000- Present
    • President 1992
    • President Elect 1991
    • Board Member 1987-1993
    • Committee Chair 1987-1990
    • Nashville Pro Bono, Inc.- President 1991, Secretary 1990
  • Nashville Bar Foundation
    • Inducted 1996
  • American Bar Association
    • Member since 1986
    • House of Delegates, 1994-1995, 2006-2012
    • Current Member Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice and Family Law Sections
  • American Bar Foundation
    • inducted 2011
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Member
  • American Association for Justice Member
  • Lawyer’s Association for Women (Nashville)
    • Member since 1986
    • Past President 2004-2005
    • President 2003-2004
    • President-Elect 2002-2003
    • Director 1994-1996
    • Treasurer 1993-1994           
  • Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women
    • Charter member (1988)
    • Past President 2007-2008
    • President 2006-2007
    • President Elect 2005-2006
    • Board Member 2003-2004
  • Harrry Phillips Inn American Inns of Court
    • Barrister 1997-2001
    • Master 2001-present
    • Associate Member 1990-1992
    • Member Program Committee
  • Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society

Commissions and Boards/Community Involvement:

  • Carson-Newman College, Alumni Association Board of Directors 2008-present, Vice-President 2013-2015; president 2016-2018
  • A Step Ahead Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Board Member 2015 to present, fund development committee chair 2016 to present
  • The Supreme Court Commission to Administer the Tennessee Lawyer Assistance Program, Member and Secretary-Treasurer 2000-2009 and member 2017
  • Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services, Board Member 2001-2013, Past President 2005 & 2006, President 2004, Vice-President 2003,Treasurer 2001-2002
  • First Steps, Inc., Advisory Board, 2003 to present; Board of Directors, 1993-2003 & 2004-2005, Vice President 1994-1995, President 1995-1996 and 1996-1997, Co-President 1998-1999, Immediate Past President 1999-2000, Vice-President 2001-2003
  • Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, 2008- Chaired annual campaign which raised over $700,000.00
  • State of Tennessee Advisory Council on Workers’ Compensation, 1996-2006, non-voting attorney member
  • Active member Calvary United Methodist Church-- currently member of  Trustees.  Past Sunday School teacher, member of Staff-Parish Committee and past chair of Trustees.
  • Member League of Women Voters.
  • Member Women’s Political Collaborative of Tennessee
  • Member Rotary International– Green Hills

Awards and Honors

  • Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar Family Law 2014 and 2017
  • Nashville Bar Association Joseph G. Cummings Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year 2009
  • Tennessee Bar Association, President’s Award 2004 and 2007
  • Lawyers Association for Women “Celebration of Women” Honoree 1997
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Leadership MS Award Class of 1996
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division President’s Distinguished Service Award 1995

Certifications of Specialization are available to Tennessee lawyers in all areas of practice relating to or included in the areas of Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor's Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Family Law. Listing of related or included practice areas herein does not constitute or imply a representation of certification of specialization.

 

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