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 previously served as a public defender in the State of Louisiana for the Sixth Judicial District, from 2009 - 2022, 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, Minor: Sociology)
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