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Mr. Beard is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association and the Memphis Bar Association.  Mr. Beard is a graduate of the 2013 Memphis Bar Association Trial Academy.  Mr. Beard has an active practice in both Tennessee and Mississippi focused on labor and employment law representing management, corporate, transactional, construction, insurance defense, and estate planning.  Mr. Beard has engaged in arbitrations and mediations, represented clients before various administrative agencies, and has an excellent background in state and federal court litigation.  He also assists corporate clients with personnel policies and compliance issues related to state and federal labor laws. In addition to his litigation work, Mr. Beard is a contributing Author for “Back of the House” a blog published by Club Managers Association of America


Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 30%
    5 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 30%
    5 years
  3. Construction & Development: 20%
    5 years
  4. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    4 years
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    5 years

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  • Christopher Lynn Patterson

    I worked with Jason as opposing counsel on a difficult construction case. Jason represented his clients exceptionally well and proved to be a very knowledgeable in the construction law arena. He was at all times professional in his approach while being a zealous, hard-nosed advocate for his clients.


    Christopher Patterson Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Allen Summers Simpson Lillie & Gresham PLLC

80 Monroe Ave Ste 650
Memphis, TN, 38103-2466


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Federal Bench and Bar ScholarshipUniversity of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law2009
Dean's Award for Excellence - Best MemorandumUniversity of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateAllen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham, PLLC2010 - Present
Law ClerkAllen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham, PLLC2009 - 2010
Assistant to Director of Office of Guardian Ad LitemMemphis & Shelby County Juvenile Court2007 - 2007
Youth and Family MinisterHenderson church of Christ2004 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mississippi State BarN/A2011 - Present
Shelby County Young RepublicansPast Chairman2011 - 2012
Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law CommitteeN/A2010 - Present
Memphis Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Tennessee Young Republican FederationPast Treasurer2009 - 2010
Federalist Society chapterN/A2007 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Club Managers Association of America - Back of the House BlogDisclaimers: An Important Element To Your Club's Protection2012
Club Managers Association of America - Back of the House BlogConsiderations for Club Sponsored Employee Events2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Freed-Hardeman UniversityBiblical StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2004