As an attorney with Horne & Wells, NyKedra Jackson strives to help alleviate the effects of systemic racism within society through legal counsel and advocacy. NyKedra joined Horne & Wells in 2011 as a paralegal, focusing primarily on personal injury cases. She later received her J.D. and became an attorney for the firm in 2017, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury law. NyKedra understands the important role she plays in her clients’ lives and works to form solid relationships that are founded in trust and support.
NyKedra holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy with a minor in Spanish from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law. She was a Waller, Landsen, Dortch & Davis Diversity Scholar and Research Editor for the Tennessee Race, Gender, and Social Justice Journal as well as received the CALI Award for Excellence and was a member of the Moot Court Board at UT College of Law. NyKedra also developed litigation experience as an extern for both the Knox County Public Defender’s Office and the Office of the District Attorney in Nashville.
- Vanderbilt University
- D. University of Tennessee College of Law
- Waller, Landsen, Dortch & Davis Diversity Scholar
- Research Editor for the Tennessee Race, Gender, and Social Justice Journal
- Member of the Moot Court Board