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Theresa D. Childress
Attorney at Law

Theresa Childress

Theresa Childress is a native Memphian, a 2000 graduate of White Station High School, a 2004 graduate of Hampton University, a 2007 graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law and a 2010 MBA graduate of the University of Memphis. She has been licensed in Tennessee since 2010. She has successfully represented clients in the areas of criminal law, business law, family law, bankruptcy and general civil litigation. Theresa also has experience working as a Guardian Ad Litem. Theresa has personal and professional experience in working with families to make successful plans of representation. She is excited and proud to be with a practice that places an extreme amount of value on family and community.

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Education and Professional Background

  • Hampton University, 2004, B.S. Marine and Environmental Science

  • University of Richmond School of Law, 2007, J.D.

  • University of Memphis, Fogelman College of Business, 2010, M.B.A.

  • Admitted to Tennessee Bar in 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2010

Classes & Seminars

  • Business Law, University of Phoenix, 2014 to 2014

Past Positions

  • Public Defender's Office, Clerk, 2007 to 2009

  • Childress Firm, Owner, 2010 to 2019 upon joining Dowden, Worley, Jewell & Olswing, PLLC where I am now a partner.

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