JENNY COQUES ROGERS

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Personal Injury (including wrongful death, auto accidents, and medical/dental malpractice)
  • Appellate Practice

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Jenny Coques Rogers was licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee in 1997, after graduating from law school at the University of Tennessee, College of Law.  Jenny primarily focuses her practice on personal injury cases, and she also assists with criminal defense cases and appellate issues when needed.  In addition to working as a litigator for most of her legal career, Jenny’s prior experience in Knoxville includes the following:  working as a law clerk for trial and appellate level judges; practicing law at a defense firm in the areas of civil litigation, governmental tort liability, medical malpractice, and appellate practice; and teaching Legal Writing to first year law students at the University of Tennessee, College of Law.

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 1997
  • B.A., University of Tennessee at Knoxville,summa cum laude, English literature, 1994

JURISDICTIONS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • Tennessee State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

PROFESSIONAL BAR ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Greeneville Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association for Justice (formerly the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association)

LEGAL ACTIVITIES AND DISTINCTIONS

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Chair of Torts & Insurance Practice Section 2008-2009
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Leadership Law, Class Member 2008-2009
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Fellows, Member 2008-present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Board Member, Chair of Statewide Public Service Day, 2001-2008
  • Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court, Master Member, 2007-present; Barrister Member, 2000-2006; Executive Committee Member, Historian/Reporter 2003-2005 and Administrator 2005
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Barristers’ Hunger & Poverty Relief Committee, Member 2000-2008, Co-chair 2005-2006
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Alumni Advisory Council, Member 2003-2011

PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE

  • Rogers, Laughlin, Nunnally, Hood & Crum, Of Counsel Member from January to August 2006 and from September 2007 to December 2011
  • The Honorable Charles D. Susano, Jr., Tennessee Court of Appeals Judge, Law Clerk from September 2006 to July 2007
  • The Honorable Thomas A. Varlan, United States District Judge, Eastern District of Tennessee, Law Clerk from April 2003 to November 2005
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Adjunct Professor from August to December 2005
  • Watson & Hollow, Member from January to April 2003 and Associate from September 1999 to December 2002
  • The Honorable William H. Inman and The Honorable John K. Byers, Tennessee Appellate Courts Senior Judges, Law Clerk from August 1997 to August 1999

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