Wilkerson Gauldin Hayes Jenkins & Dedmon

The office of Wilkerson Gauldin Hayes Jenkins & Dedmon practices law in Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee.

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Our practice was started in 1984 by Douglas W. Wilkerson. We opened a second location in 2008, also in Dyersburg. Our attorneys not only understand the law but also have an in-depth understanding of the legal process and the way it impacts people. We are dedicated to providing competent and affordable legal services to our clients.

Our work ethic has earned us a reputation as a reliable and productive law firm. Perhaps you found our website by conducting an internet search, or perhaps you were referred to us by a friend, associate or other professional. Either way, we hope you come away with a sense of the reputation we have established in this community and the commitment we make to our clients' needs. To schedule a consultation, contact us today.
Main Office

Main Office
112 West Court Street
Dyersburg  TN  38025

Phone
  • 731-286-2401
Fax
  • 731-288-7536
Business
Wilkerson Gauldin Hayes Jenkins & Dedmon will represent your Business legal matters.
Practice Areas:
-General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice in all Courts
-Probate and Trusts
-Estate Planning
-Commercial
-Corporations
-Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy
-Domestic Relations
-Employee Benefits
-Insurance
-Partnership
-Personal Injury
-Banking
-Criminal Law

Douglas W. Wilkerson

ISLN: 902760194
Member

Practice Areas:
-Real Estate
-Banking
-Corporations
-Commercial Law
-Litigation

Admitted:
1978, Tennessee; 1979, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1993, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas

Law School:
University of Memphis, J.D.

Member:
Dyer County and Tennessee Bar Associations.

Biography:
Fellow: Tennessee Bar Foundation.

Birthplace:
Portsmouth, Virginia

Military Service:
U.S. Marine Corps, 1961-1971
Education
  • University of Memphis
    Juris Doctorate

J. Michael Gauldin

ISLN: 907170653
Member

Practice Areas:
-Commercial Law
-Estate and Probate
-Tax Deferred Exchanges

Admitted:
1990, Tennessee and U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals,
Sixth Circuit

Law School:
University of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D.

Member:
Dyer County (President, 1994-1995) and Tennessee (Member, Executive Committee, Tax Section) Bar Associations

Biography:
Phi Kappa Phi; Order of the Coif. John W. Green Scholar. Articles Editor, Tennessee Law Review, 1988-1990. Certified Public Accountant, Tennessee, 1987-. County Attorney, 1992-

Birthplace:
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Education
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
    Juris Doctorate

Mark L. Hayes

ISLN: 906610068
Member

Practice Areas:
-General Civil Litigation
-Insurance Defense
-Banking
-Creditor Bankruptcy

Admitted:
1982, Tennessee; 1987, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 2004

Law School:
University of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D.

Member:
Dyer County and Tennessee Bar Associations

Biography:
Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity (life member); Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Mediator. Member, Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility, 1999-2005

Birthplace:
Tennessee
Education
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
    Juris Doctorate

W. Lewis Jenkins, Jr.

ISLN: 906610068
Member

Practice Areas:
-Civil Litigation
-Commercial Law
-Family Law
-Civil Appeals
-Trial Practice
-Civil Rights

Admitted:
1995, Tennessee; 1996, Missouri, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1997, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Law School:
Vanderbilt University, J.D.

Recent Education:
University of Alabama, LL.M. (Taxation), 2012

Member:
Dyer County (President, 1999-2000) and Tennessee Bar Associations

Biography:
Member, Board of Directors, West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc., 1996-2000
Fellow: Tennessee Bar Foundation

Birthplace:
Greeneville, Tennessee

Military Service:
U.S. Marine Corps. 1988-1992
Education
  • Vanderbilt University
    Juris Doctorate
  • University of Alabama,
    LL,M. in Taxation , 2012

Dean P. Dedmon

ISLN: 911281604
Member

Practice Areas:
-Trial Practice
-Civil Litigation
-Civil Appeals
-Commercial Litigation
-Medical Malpractice
-Personal Injury

Admitted:
1996, Tennessee, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Law School:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D.

Member:
Dyer County (President, 2002) and Tennessee Bar Associations.

Birthplace:
Dyersburg, Tennessee,
Education
  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University
    Juris Doctorate
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