Jessica F. Ferrante

Top rated family law attorney in Memphis, Tennessee

Rice Law
Jessica F. Ferrante
Rice Law

Practice Areas: Family law

Licensed in Tennessee since: 2012

Education: The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

Rice Law

275 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103 Phone: 901-526-6701 Email: Jessica F. Ferrante Visit website

Details

Jessica Ferrante, of Rossville, Tennessee, is the Senior Associate Attorney at Rice Caperton Rice, PLLC. Mrs. Ferrante earned her Juris Doctor from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in May 2012, where she was ranked in the top of her class. Prior to law school, Mrs. Ferrante graduated from Collierville High School in 2005 and from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where she graduated with Honors in 2009.

She was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in November 2012 and is a member of the American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association, and Association of Women Attorneys. Mrs. Ferrante was later admitted to the Mississippi Bar in February 2019 and is now a member of the Mississippi Bar Association. In addition to practicing law in both Tennessee and Mississippi, Mrs. Ferrante is also listed as a Rule 31 Mediator and is a member of the Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators.

Mrs. Ferrante has been named one of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Memphis’ Finest Young Professionals. She was also named one of Memphis Magazine’s Women to Watch in 2018. In 2019, 2020, and 2021, she was named one of the 10 Best Attorneys in Tennessee by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and has also received the Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award for Tennessee from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.  In 2021, Super Lawyers named Mrs. Ferrante a Super Lawyer Rising Star, and Avvo rates Mrs. Ferrante as a 10.0 out of 10.00 and awarded her their Client’s Choice Award. 

Finally, Mrs. Ferrante was appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to be a Hearing Committee Member for the Board of Professional Responsibility, Division IX. Mrs. Ferrante has served in this capacity since 2016.

First Admitted: 2012, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: https://www.aboutdivorce.com/about-us/jessica-f-ferrante/

Representative Clients:
  • Due to confidentiality for her clients, Ms. Ferrante does not list case information.
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Due to confidentiality for her clients, Ms. Ferrante does not list case information.
Educational Background:
  • University of Tennessee- Knoxville, 2009
  • University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 2012
Videos:
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Jessica was rated 10 out of 10 on AVVO.com , 2018
  • Cali Award for Trust law -University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • Cali Award for Descendent’s Estates Law- University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • Cali Award for ADR/Mediation- University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys Scool of Law
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • WKNO Supporter, 2019
  • Volunteer Foster - Fayette County Animal Shelter, 2019
  • Volunteer- Collierville Animal Shelter, 2015
  • Public Action Law Society Member
  • Fundraiser/supporter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- has raised more than $3,700
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Reappointed for a second term.  Active member through 2022.  Hearing Committee Member for the Board of Professional Responsibility, Division IX (three year term to end in 2022), 2019
  • Hearing Committee Member for the Board of Professional Responsibility, Division IX (three year term to end in 2019), 2019
  • Hearing Committee Member for the Board of Professional Responsibility, Division IX (three year term to end in 2019), 2018
  • Hearing Committee Member for the Board of Professional Responsibility, Division IX (three year term to end in 2019), 2017
  • Hearing Committee Member for the Board of Professional Responsibility, Division IX (three year term to end in 2019), 2016
  • Association of Women Attorneys member
  • Memphis Bar Association 
  • Tennessee Bar Association 
  • American Bar Association
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Licensed to Practice Law in Mississippi, 2019
  • License to Practice Law in Tennessee, 2012
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Memphis, TN, Lecturer, Ethics: The First Step to A Profitable Law Practice is Keeping your License, 2019
  • Memphis, TN , Co-Author, About Divorce: A Guide for Clients, 2019
  • Memphis, TN, Author, Divorce 103, 2018
  • Memphis, TN, Lecturer, Applied Psychology for Divorce Clients, 2017
  • Memphis, TN, Lecturer, The Height of Your Chinese Wall: Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in Conflicts of Interest, 2012
Honors/Awards:
  • ., Ten Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction , American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2020
  • , Top 10 Under 40 Attorney for excellence in Family Law, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2020
  • ., Ten Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction , American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • ., Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award for excellence in the field of family law, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • Women to Watch, Memphis Magazine , 2018
  • .., Top 10 Firms in Tennessee, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • .., Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award for Tennessee , National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • ., Best Law Firm in Tennessee , US News & World Report, 2018
  • Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award for Tennessee, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • .., Best Law Firm in the Midsouth , Commercial Appeal, 2017
  • .., Top 10 Firms in Tennessee, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Client's Choice, AVVO, 2017
  • .., Top 10 For Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • .., Top 10 Firms in Tennessee, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • .., Best Law Firm in the Midsouth , Commercial Appeal, 2016
  • ..., Memphis’ Finest Young Professionals, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2016
  • ..., Top 10 For Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • .., Top 10 Firms in Tennessee, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • .., Best Law Firm in the Midsouth , Commercial Appeal, 2015
  • ., Top 10 For Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • .., Top 10 Firms in Tennessee, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • ..., Best Law Firm in the Midsouth , Commercial Appeal, 2014

Office location for Jessica F. Ferrante

275 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

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