Mr. Wooten is admitted to practice law in Tennessee, Missouri and Texas and is currently a member of the Tennessee, Missouri and Texas State Bar Associations and the Memphis Bar Association, including the sections of Employment and Labor Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law, of which he is a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Wooten is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee, the Eastern District of Missouri and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Additionally, Mr. Wooten is a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Certified Civil and Family Law Mediator. During his time at the University of Tennessee College of Law, Mr. Wooten worked in the Mediation Clinic and successfully mediated numerous cases in a variety of legal areas. Mr. Wooten has personally participated in mediation and represented many clients in mediations. Mr. Wooten concentrates his mediation practice in the areas of corporate and business transactions, licensing and intellectual property, employment and labor law, family law disputes including divorces, landlord- tenant disputes, and education law.
Mr. Wooten is also a certifed Human Resource Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management. He was the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and participated in the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program during his time at the University of Tennessee College of Law. Mr. Wooten also obtained a Certificate of Academic Achievement, signifying his obtainment of the highest grade in the class, from the University of Tennessee College of Law for the following classes: Mediation Clinic, Negotiations and Professionalism, International Business Transactions, and National Security Law.
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Wooten also has previous management experience in the Entertainment, Beverage, and Clothing Industries where he developed expertise in writing business plans, negotiating domestic and international licensing deals, obtaining product endorsements and sponsorships for athletes and artists, and providing creative legal solutions for great business ideas.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2014||05/28/2022|
|MO||Good Standing, Active||2008||05/22/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Graduate||Tennessee Bar Association||2017|
|Top 10 Under 40 Personal Injury Attorneys in State of Tennessee||National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys||2017|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|TOTAL Leadership Participation||South Tipton County Chamber||2015|
|Associate Attorney||Law Office of J. Houston Gordon||2011 - 2013|
|Associate||Jackson, Shields, Yeiser, and Holt||2008 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Memphis Bar Association||N/A|
|Memphis Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section||Board Member||N/A|
|Tennessee Bar Association||N/A|
|Missouri State Bar Association||N/A|
|University of Tennessee College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Washington University in St. Louis||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Sports and Entertainment Law Society Speaking Engagement||Legal Opportunities in Sports and Entertainment Law||2017|
|Mastering the Deposition: Critical Skills and More- 2017||Defending and Deposing Doctors: Thoughts from both sides of the “v.”||2017|
|Rotary Club Meeting||Trademarker to the Stars- Trademark Stories of the Rich and Famous||2016|
|Tipton County Bar CLE||Judgment and Debt Collection Tactics||2011|
|Labor and Employment Law Seminar||HR Issues in Troubled Times (Employment Proceedings Law); Co-Presented with Ted Yeiser, Jr.||2008|
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August 23, 2016
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