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Jennifer Parkinson Burkes

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Jennifer Parkinson Burkes, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1992, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1997. Member ALTA, Mississippi Women Lawyers Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Delta Alumni Association.

Background

Burkes, Jennifer Parkinson was born on October 9, 1963 in Mendenhall, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Roy Hubert and Melba (Layton) Parkinson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1986. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1992.

Career

Law clerk United States Court Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1992-1993. Associate Scruggs, Millette, Bozeman & Dent, P.A., Pascagoula, Mississippi, 1993-1994, Law Offices of Danny Cupit, Jackson, 1994-1995, Scanlon, Sessums, Parker & Dallas, Professional Limited Liability Company, Jackson, since 1996. Speaker evidence in trial practice in Mississippi National Business Institute, Jackson, 1998.

Achievements

  • Bar: Mississippi 1992, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1997.

Religion

The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

Views

The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

Membership

Member ALTA, Mississippi Women Lawyers Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Delta Alumni Association.

Connections

Married Dennis Jeffery Burkes, December 4, 1993. 1 child, Gentry Isabella.

father:
Roy Hubert Parkinson

mother:
Melba (Layton) Parkinson

spouse:
Dennis Jeffery Burkes

child:
Gentry Isabella Burkes

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.