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Jacqueline B. Dixon Attorney at Law
Family Law, Probate, Personal Injury & Mediation In Middle Tennessee

Jacqueline Dixon

Jacqueline Dixon

Location:
Nashville, Tennessee
Phone:
615-270-1387
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law including divorce, child custody and adoption
  • Probate including wills, estates and conservatorship
  • Personal Injury such as car accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Mediation – Tennessee Rule 31 Listed Family Mediator since 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1986
  • Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee
    • B.S. - 1981
  • Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia

References

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar Family Law 2014 and 2017

Honors and Awards

  • Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar Family Law 2014 and 2017
  • Nashville Bar Association Joseph G. Cummings Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year 2009
  • Tennessee Bar Association, President’s Award 2004 and 2007
  • Lawyers Association for Women “Celebration of Women” Honoree 1997
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Leadership MS Award Class of 1996
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division President’s Distinguished Service Award 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Immediate Past President, 2013 - 2014
  • Tennessee Bar Association, President, 2012 - 2013
  • Tennessee Bar Association, President-Elect, 2011 - 2012
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Vice-President, 2010 - 2011
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Board of Governors, Member, 2005 - 2014
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Membership Committee, Chair, 2004 - 2010
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Leadership Law, Member of Inaugural Class, 2004 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Lawyers Care Project, Chair, 2003 - 2004
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Membership Committee, Member, 2003 - 2004
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Access to Justice Committee, Member, 2003 - 2004
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Task Force on Membership, Chair, 2002 - 2003
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Associate General Counsel, Middle Tennessee, 2001 - 2005
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Board of Governors, Secretary, 2000 - 2001
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Board of Governors, Member (Executive, Finance and Program Committees), 1996 - 1998
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, President, 1997 - 1998
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, President Elect, 1996 - 1997
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Vice President, 1995 - 1996
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Board Member, 1994 - 1995
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Treasurer, 1992 - 1994
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, District Representative, 1991 - 1992
  • Tennessee Bar Association YLD Fellows, Member, 1997 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association YLD Fellows, President, 2002 - 2003
  • Tennessee Bar Association YLD Fellows, Vice-President, 2001 - 2002
  • Tennessee Bar Association YLD Fellows, Secretary, 2000 - 2001
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, Inducted 2004
  • Nashville Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1996 - 1998
  • Nashville Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2016 - Present
  • Nashville Bar Association, ABA House of Delegates, Delegate, 2006 - 2012
  • Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Fellow, 2000 - Present
  • Nashville Bar Association, President, 1992 - Present
  • Nashville Bar Association, President Elect, 1991 - Present
  • Nashville Bar Association, Board Member, 1987 - 1993
  • Nashville Bar Association, Committee Chair, 1987 - 1990
  • Nashville Pro Bono, Inc.- President 1991, Secretary 1990
  • Nashville Bar Foundation, Inducted 1996
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1986 - Present
  • American Bar Association, House of Delegates, 1994 - 1995
  • American Bar Association, House of Delegates, 2006 - 2012
  • American Bar Association, Tort Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Trial and Insurance Practice Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Foundation, Inducted 2011
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators
  • Lawyer’s Association for Women (Nashville), Member, 1986 - Present
  • Lawyer’s Association for Women (Nashville), Past President, 2004 - 2005
  • Lawyer’s Association for Women (Nashville), President, 2003 - 2004
  • Lawyer’s Association for Women (Nashville), President-Elect, 2002 - 2003
  • Lawyer’s Association for Women (Nashville), Director, 1994 - 1996
  • Lawyer’s Association for Women (Nashville), Treasurer, 1993 - 1994
  • Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women, Charter Member, 1988 - Present
  • Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women, Past President, 2007 - 2008
  • Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women, President, 2006 - 2007
  • Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women, President Elect, 2005 - 2006
  • Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women, Board Member, 2003 - 2004
  • Harry Phillips Inn American Inns of Court, Barrister, 1997 - 2001
  • Harry Phillips Inn American Inns of Court, Master, 2001 - Present
  • Harry Phillips Inn American Inns of Court, Associate Member, 1990 - 1992
  • Harry Phillips Inn American Inns of Court, Program Committee, Member
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society

Past Employment Positions

  • Hollins, Wagster, Weatherly & Raybin, P.C., (formerly Hollins, Wagster & Yarbrough, P.C.) April 1998 to December 2009 (Of Counsel: April 1998-March 2003; Member: April 2003-December 2009)
  • Maddin, Miller & McCune, September 1986-March 1998 (Associate: September 1986-December 1994; Partner: January 1994-March 1998)
  • Weatherly, McNally & Dixon, PLC, member January 2010 to present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Carson-Newman College, Alumni Association Board of Directors 2008-present, Vice-President 2013-2015; president 2016-2018
  • A Step Ahead Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Board Member 2015 to present, fund development committee chair 2016 to present
  • The Supreme Court Commission to Administer the Tennessee Lawyer Assistance Program, Member and Secretary-Treasurer 2000-2009 and member 2017
  • Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services, Board Member 2001-2013, Past President 2005 & 2006, President 2004, Vice-President 2003,Treasurer 2001-2002
  • First Steps, Inc., Advisory Board, 2003 to present; Board of Directors, 1993-2003 & 2004-2005, Vice President 1994-1995, President 1995-1996 and 1996-1997, Co-President 1998-1999, Immediate Past President 1999-2000, Vice-President 2001-2003
  • Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, 2008- Chaired annual campaign which raised over $700,000.00
  • State of Tennessee Advisory Council on Workers’ Compensation, 1996-2006, non-voting attorney member
  • Active member Calvary United Methodist Church-- currently member of Trustees. Past Sunday School teacher, member of Staff-Parish Committee and past chair of Trustees.
  • Member League of Women Voters.
  • Member Women’s Political Collaborative of Tennessee
  • Member Rotary International– Green Hills

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