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Jay E. DeGroot

Jay E. DeGroot
Jay E. DeGroot is dedicated to fighting for the legal rights of injured people. He has been an associate with the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Garrety, P.C. in Jackson, Tennessee, since 1992, representing people who have been injured due to the negligence or carelessness of others. He has devoted his career representing the rights of individuals for over 27 years.

EDUCATION


1986 – IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, Juris Doctor
Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, Bachelor of Science in Political Science


BAR ADMISSION


1992 – Tennessee Bar Association

United States District Courts:
1992 – Western District of Tennessee

United States District Courts:
1991 – Northern District of Illinois


PRACTICE AREAS


Tort & Personal Injury
Workers' Compensation
Premises Liability


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY


1992-Present Associate, Law office of Jeffery A Garrety, P.C., Jackson, TN
1987-1992 Associate, Lawrence W. Leck & Associates, LTD, Chicago, IL
1985-1987 Assistant to regional Counsel, United States Department of Transportation/Urban Mass Transportation Administration
1983-1983 – Legal intern, Illinois State University Students' Legal Services, Normal, Illinois

MEMBERSHIPS


Tennessee Association for Justice
Tennessee Bar Association
Jackson-Madison County Bar Association
American Association for Justice
The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Howell Edmunds Jackson American Inn of Court