Jerry O. Potter

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6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100 
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
Phone: 901-525-1455
Email: jpotter [at] harrisshelton [dot] com

Jerry Potter believes good results in the courtroom and in life occur because of hard work, preparation, attention to the details, and always doing the right thing. After spending more than 40 years as a trial lawyer, Jerry is passionate about helping parties through the mediation process decide how they want to resolve their cases. As a Rule 31 mediator, he has mediated over 1500 civil cases since 1997.

Jerry has received several honors and recognitions, including being named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, as well as being named a Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year for Memphis” and making the Super Lawyers list as a Top 100 Tennessee Attorney in the Mid-South since 2006.

Professional Honors & Activities

  • American College of Trial Lawyers – Fellow
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year 2012” – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Memphis
  • Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year 2016” – Medical Malpractice Litigation – Defendants, Memphis
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Personal Injury Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Super Lawyers – Top 100 Tennessee Attorney in the Mid-South (listed since 2006)
  • Memphis Bar Association – member
  • American Bar Association – member
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year 2019” – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Memphis

Education

  • University of Memphis, J.D., 1975
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, B.S. (with high honors), 1973

Bar Admission

  • Tennessee, 1975