Tommy graduated the University of Southern Mississippi with highest honors in Political Science and Government and commissioned as an active-duty Army Officer. After serving a combat tour in Afghanistan, Tommy transitioned to the Mississippi Army National Guard while he attended Mississippi College School of Law. Tommy continues to serve in the Mississippi Army National Guard as a Judge Advocate (Military Lawyer).
After graduating cum laude, Tommy passed the Mississippi Bar Exam on his first try. Tommy accomplished this while working full-time for the Lauderdale County Circuit Court and despite a mere 52% statewide passage rate. Tommy then married his home-town sweetheart, Sarah. The couple live and work in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.
B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 2009 (Highest Honors)
J.D., Mississippi College School of Law, 2017 (cum laude)
United States Army Captain's Career Course, 2012
United States Army Judge Advocate School, 2018
Licensed to Practice in all Mississippi State and Federal Courts
Licensed to Practice before all Federal Military Courts-Martial (all services)
"So You Want A's in College?" Winning the Professor & Beating Your Competition: A Handbook. Amazon. Available at https://www.amazon.com/You-Want-College-Professor-Competition/dp/0989560414/
"A View of the Current Artillery Fight in Afghanistan: Battery Level Leadership in the Near Future." November/December edition 2012. 9 Pages. Commended by Major General Mark McDonald of Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Available at http://sill-www.army.mil/firesbulletin/archives/2012/nov_dec/Nov-Dec.pdf
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|MC Law Veteran's Legal Aid Clinic||Volunteer Attorney and Co Founder||2015 - Present|
|National Rifle Association||Life Member||2013 - Present|
|Veterans of Foreign Wars||Life Member||2012 - Present|
|Amazon||So You Want A's in College?||2013|
|Fires Bulletin: A Joint Publication for U.S. Artillery Professionals||A View of the Current Artillery Fight in Afghanistan: Battery Level Leadership in the Near Future||2012|
|Mississippi College School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of Southern Mississippi||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army||N/A||N/A|
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