Jami L. Crews
PARTNER

BIO

Jami L. Crews is founding partner of Crews Grady PLLC.  Mrs. Crews graduated summa cum laude from University of Louisiana at Monroe (formerly Northeast Louisiana University) in 1999 with a bachelor’s of arts in Psychology.  After working several years as an advocate for persons with disabilities, victims of sexual assault, and domestic violence, Mrs. Crews determined legal advocacy would be the most beneficial avenue of helping others.   She began law school at the University of Alabama where she continued to focus on victims’ rights and elder law in the law school’s clinical advocacy programs.   Additionally, Mrs. Crews pursued the Estate Planning track of courses at the University of Alabama School of Law, graduating in 2004.  While at University of Alabama, School of Law, Mrs. Crews served as junior editor on the Law & Psychology Review.

 

Mrs. Crews maintains her certification as a Guardian Ad Litem in the state of Mississippi and often represents children in Youth Court proceedings and in Chancery Courts in Mississippi.  Additionally, Mrs. Crews has been a public defender in the State of Louisiana for the Sixth Judicial District, since 2009, representing juveniles and adults in both criminal proceedings and in abuse and neglect matters.  

 

Although she handles a wide variety of matters, Mrs. Crews's practice revolves primarily around family law, real estate, estates and criminal matters. Mrs. Crews is licensed to practice law in the states of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. 

 

Mrs. Crews has served as a board member to the: State of Louisiana, Sixth Judicial District, Juvenile Diversion Program;  Child And Parent Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi; Haven House Domestic Violence Shelter.

 

Mrs. Crews has been married to Jason Crews since 1998 and they have been blessed with two sons - James Thomas and Corbin.  Mrs. Crews loves traveling and spending time with her family and friends. 

REPORTED CASES AND PUBLICATIONS 

“When Mommy’s a Minor: Balancing the Rights of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Against Minors’ Parental Rights." The Law and Psychology Review. University of Alabama.

https://www.law.ua.edu/lawpsychology/past-issues/volume-28/ 
 


EDUCATION

Delhi High School, 1995

University of Louisiana Monroe, 1999 (B.A. Psychology,

Minor: Sociology)
University of Alabama, School of Law, 2004

BAR ADMISSIONS

Alabama

Mississippi

Louisiana

LAGNIAPPE:
Junior Editor, Law & Psychology Review (2004)

Warren County Bar Association, Member, Past Secretary-Treasurer

Warren County Young Lawyers Association, Past President

First United Methodist, Clinton, Mississippi

Vicksburg Kiwanis,  Member

Haven House, Board Member

Madison Parish Chamber of Commerce, Member

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Pamela Netterville Grady

PARTNER

BIO

Grateful for the opportunity to serve the people and businesses of Madison Parish, Louisiana, and Warren County, Mississippi, Mrs. Grady co-founded Crews Grady PLLC in 2013 with the desire to empower her clients and her community. Mrs. Grady utilizes her love of communication, technology, research, and planning to create successful outcomes for her clients and economic prosperity for her community. Mrs. Grady has a heart for public service and economic development and uses her relationships with her colleagues on the Bench and in the Bar in service of those causes. Committed to access to justice and to educating her clients, Mrs. Grady is constantly searching for ways to utilize technology to reach those in need. 

Mrs. Grady brings her background in agriculture and experience as an environmental and floodplain manager for the Department of Homeland Security to her real estate practice and is a licensed title insurance agent in the states of Louisiana and Mississippi. With offices ideally located in Madison Parish, Louisiana, and Warren County, Mississippi, her real estate practice often involves the purchase and sale of large agricultural and recreational tracts situated in both the states of Mississippi and Louisiana on the Mississippi River. 

In addition to maintaining a real estate practice, Mrs. Grady has prosecuted and defended civil and criminal cases in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Georgia in State Courts, Federal Courts, and before the American Arbitration Association. 

Mrs. Grady and her husband, James "Bud" Grady, live in Madison Parish, Louisiana, where they are raising their two children, Wyatt and Genevieve.


REPORTED CASES, PUBLICATIONS, AND SEMINARS 

King v. King, 136 So.3d 941, (February 26, 2014)

Rankin v. Matthews, 2015-CAA-0553-COA

Whitaker v. State, 2013 - KA - 184 -SCT

Esquijarosa v. State, et al, 2010 - CA - 00876

Attorney Client Fatigue: The Cause? Litigation. The Cure? Alternative Dispute Resolution. 

 

Feast and Famine: The Rise and Fall of Direct Farm Payments.

Pamela Netterville Grady and James Lowell Tucker.

1031 Exchanges for the Agriculture Industry, American Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Webinar​. Cari B. Rincker, Max A. Hansen, Pamela Netterville Grady, & Brent Abrahm.

 

EDUCATION
Tensas Academy, 2001

Louisiana State University, B.S. (Environmental Management), Minor (Political Science), Concentration: (Policy Analysis), 2005
Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2010

BAR ADMISSIONS
Mississippi 
Louisiana

LAGNIAPPE:

2017 Super Lawyer

Warren County Young Lawyers, Past President

Warren County Bar Association, Past President

Warren County Bar Association, Past Secretary/Treasurer

Church of Christ, Member

Madison Parish Chamber of Commerce, Member

Tallulah Rotary Club, Member

American Quarter Horse Association, Member

Moot Court Chairwoman, Mississippi College School of Law

Former Environmental and Floodplain Manager, Department of Homeland Security

Member, Louisiana Farm Bureau

Mackenzie Coulter Carter

Of Counsel

BIO

Mackenzie Coulter Carter is a native of Vicksburg who returned to her hometown after attending Mississippi College School of Law. Mackenzie is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where she received a bachelor’s degree in Art History and English. Her love of history and aesthetics has fueled her specialization in real estate law and the preservation of historic properties in Vicksburg.

 

Mackenzie is a certified Guardian ad Litem and while in law school she was among a small group of students selected to participate in the Advanced Child Advocacy Clinic and the Youth Court Clinic. Further, Mackenzie was selected by Professor N. Shelton Hand to be the recipient of the Children in the Legal System award for her dedication to the study of legal issues surrounding our youth. She has a passion for child advocacy that was developed in her employment as an early childhood educator before attending law school.

 

She is a member of the Vicksburg Art Association, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, and is the current Secretary for the Warren County Bar Association. Mackenzie is actively serving as a campaign account manager for the United Way of West Central Mississippi.

 

Mackenzie is married to Justin Carter and together they have two Boxers, respectively, named Harper Lee and Truman Capote after her two favorite authors. Mackenzie and Justin are dedicated to promoting community and economic growth in their beloved home of Vicksburg.

EDUCATION
Vicksburg Catholic School, 2005

University of Mississippi, B.A. (Art History and English), 2009
Mississippi College School of Law, J.D.,  2014

BAR ADMISSIONS
Mississippi 

LAGNIAPPE:

Warren County Bar Association, Past Secretary/Treasurer

Warren County Young Lawyer's Association, Past President

Member, Vicksburg Art Association

St. Paul's Catholic Church, Member

Campaign Account Manager, United Way of Mississippi

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