About Richard M. Brooks
I am a member of the National Association of Criminal
Lawyers, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Tennessee Association
Defense Lawyers, and the Tennessee Municipal Judges Association.
I graduated from University of Tennessee with his Bachelor of
Science Degree in 1969 and then went to the University of
Tennessee School of Law. I completed my studies at the Nashville Y.M.C.A.
Night Law School, now known as the Nashville School of Law in Nashville,
Tennessee. I then received my Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1975.
On June 1, 1976,
I was admitted to practice law. I joined the Tennessee Bar
Association on October 15, 1976. In 1980, and then was accepted into the
United States District Court for the Middle District in Nashville. I attended and received certification from the University of Tennessee School
Law Tennessee College of Trial Advocacy in 1983 and in 1986 was admitted to
the United States Supreme Court and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of
I am the presiding Judge for the cities of Carthage and
Gordonsville, Tennessee. I was recognized as the longest sitting municipal judge
with over 25
years of public service at the 2003 First TMJA Conference held in
I prefer to meet you face-to-face so we
can talk freely about the facts and issues concerning your
problem. Normally when you contact
me, I will schedule you an appointment as soon as
possible. For security reasons, I do
not like to talk in depth about facts of your case over the
Jeffery W. Campbell, Law Clerk
Mr. Campbell (Jeff) is currently serving as a law clerk for Mr. Brooks, where he is actively involved with the cases in which Mr. Brooks is retained, from inception through research and ultimately to trial.
Jeff is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Police Accountability Program, and the Tennessee Association for Justice (formerly Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association).
Jeff graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy in 1997, and is a Volunteer through and through. After graduation from UT, Jeff entered the business world where he worked consulting with private businesses regarding their operations and profitability. In February 2009, Jeff returned to school and began law school at the Nashville School of Law. A Doctor of Jurisprudence will conferred upon him in December of 2012.
Jeff is married and has one daughter. While he is not in school or at the office, Jeff enjoys outdoor activities such as backpacking, canoeing and mountain biking. Jeff is also an ordained ruling elder of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A).
About Tracie Wright, Paralegal
a 1991 graduate of Smith County High School.
I received my Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies with
a 3.53 GPA in December 2009 from Kaplan University online.
I began working with Richard in July, 2010,
and am excited about this opportunity.
I am looking forward to learning more about the legal
profession and growing professionally.