Jacob, W. Fendley (Jake) father of four, began working for Rudolph, Ross and Fendley, Attorneys in 2003, at the age of 18. Jake started at the bottom of a law firm as a legal runner, then as a paralegal, then as a law clerk, graduating from law school in 2011. Today, he is a partner and founding member of Fendley & Etson. Throughout his career he has worked on a wide range of legal matters including civil, criminal, and family law cases. His involvement has been essential and has allowed him to experience first hand and participate in the litigation process from all angles. His experience and study of the law has been hands on.
He attended Law School at the Nashville School of Law with his sister and now partner Elizabeth Fendley. They were the first siblings to graduate simultaneously from the Nashville School of Law and did so as graduates of the school's 100th class. They sat for the Bar exam in 2012 and both passed on their first attempt.
The vast majority of young attorneys graduate law school without knowing how or what to expect in a court room. Jake was able to hit the ground running as a young attorney due to having over 10 years of experience working at his Father's side. He values and enjoys a good reputation as an ethical and well prepared attorney and is well respected throughout the legal community in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Jake enjoys the practice of law, and truthfully stands up for his clients. He has enjoyed unparalleled success throughout career and has developed a fierce reputation. He's currently rated as one of the three best rated criminal defense attorneys in Clarksville by "threebestrated.com". With Jake in your corner you'll have one of the best trial lawyers in the State fighting for you.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|3 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Clarksville||3 Best Rated (https://threebestrated.com/criminal-defense-lawyers-in-clarksville-tn)||2017|
|Lead Counsel Rated||Lead Counsel Review Board||2015|
|Partner||Fendley, Fendley & Hahn||2012 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Mart G. Fendley, Attorney||2008 - 2012|
|Paralegal||Mart G. Fendley, Attorney||2005 - 2008|
|Runner||Rudolph, Ross, Fendley, & Hogan||2004 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||2019 - Present|
|American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys||Founding Member||2015 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2012 - Present|
|Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2012 - Present|
|Montgomery County Bar||Member||2012 - Present|
|Nashville School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Austin Peay State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2007|
|2nd Annual Law School Gala||Law School||2017|
|State of Tennessee v. Terry Sherrod||Not Guilty|
|State v. Hardiman||Settled|
|State of Tennessee v. Nightwine||All charges dismissed|
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