Jami L. Crews
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 is a Louisiana certified family law expert and trained mediator. She also 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.
Mrs. Crews is an experienced family law and criminal defense attorney. 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 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.
Delhi High School, 1995
University of Louisiana Monroe, 1999 (B.A. Psychology,
University of Alabama, School of Law, 2004
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
Pamela Netterville Grady
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.
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
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