NASHVILLE, TN (TN Tribune) — Jacqueline “Jackie” B. Dixon will be honored next month with the Judge Pamela L. Reeves Tennessee Professionalism Award from the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) and the Tennessee American Inns of Court. The award is named in honor of the late Judge Reeves, who was also the first recipient of the award in 2020.
The Judge Pamela L. Reeves Tennessee Professionalism Award is presented each year to a lawyer or judge whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedication to the highest standards of the rule of law and the highest standards of the legal profession in Tennessee. The award is presented to a lawyer or judge residing in the Grand Division of Tennessee where the TBA’s Annual Convention is held.
Dixon was chosen for her years of leadership within the bar. A past president of the TBA, Dixon actively worked on issues related to well-being in the legal profession, including service on the TBA Attorney Well Being Committee and as a Commissioner for the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program. She has also served as a leader in other legal organizations, including the American Bar Association, Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women, Lawyers Association for Women-Marion Griffin Chapter and the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court.
Dixon also has remained active in her community, serving as a leader and fundraiser for multiple nonprofit organizations, and has had an active law practice for more than 35 years, with experience in the areas of family law, wills, estates, probate, personal injury and other types of civil litigation as well as appellate work. She is also a family law mediator. Her former law firm, Weatherly & Dixon PLLC, recently merged with Lewis Thomason PC.
The Judge Pamela L. Reeves Tennessee Professionalism Award will be presented at the Tennessee Bar Association Annual Convention in Nashville on June 17 during the Lawyers’ Luncheon.