At Tannehill, Carmean & McKenzie, P.L.L.C., in Oxford, Mississippi, co-founder J. Rhea Tannehill Jr. focuses his practice on personal injury, criminal defense and collection matters. He also has experience in family law and estate planning. Mr. Tannehill's clients in Mississippi and Tennessee seek his aid in cases involving traffic accidents, slip-and-fall incidents, wrongful death claims, wage garnishments, DUI charges, weapons charges, sexual assault allegations and theft.
In 1991, Mr. Tannehill earned his Bachelor of Arts in public administration from the University of Mississippi, from which he also earned his Master of Arts in education the following year. As an undergraduate, Mr. Tannehill was inducted into the Student Hall of Fame and also served as the president of the Associated Student Body. He then went on to attend the University of Mississippi School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1996.
Admitted to practice in Mississippi, Mr. Tannehill is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Mr. Tannehill is an officer with the Mississippi Army National Guard and is a member of the U.S. Judge Advocate General's Corps.
Mr. Tannehill joined the National Guard in 1996 and has since been deployed to Afghanistan, where he earned the Combat Action Badge, the Bronze Star Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and a Global War on Terrorism Medal. He accepted a commission with the U.S. Judge Advocate General's Corps in 1999. In addition to his many memberships in professional associations, including the Lafayette County Bar Association, Mr. Tannehill actively supports the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce and the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council.
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