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Laquita R Stokes

Laquita R Stokes

Memphis Attorney
  • Divorce, Family Law, Entertainment & Sports Law ...
  • Tennessee
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Attorney Stokes is a Managing Partner & Rule 31 Listed Mediator with Stokes & Glass, PLLC in Memphis, TN. Stokes & Glass, PLLC is a "Full Service Law Firm" located in the heart of Memphis in the I-Bank Tower on Poplar Avenue in front of the Malco Paradiso.

Attorney Stokes is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and primarily specializes in the areas of family law: to include divorce, child support, visitation, custody and adoption cases, as well as, entertainment law, business law, and personal injury. In 2013, Ms. Stokes was the lead attorney on a child support case before the Tennessee Appellate Court that changed the law as it relates to disestablishing paternity of a child.

Education:
Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law
Vanderbilt University College of Arts & Sciences
Whitehaven High School

She was the 2022 President of the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association (NBA) (the NBA is the largest association of African-American Judges, Lawyers, Law Students, and legal professionals in the nation) and under her leadership, the organization raised over half a million, reached its highest active membership, vetted over 60 candidates for the 2022 Shelby County Elections, hosted the NBA’s 97th Annual Convention, and the Ben F. Jones was named the “2022 Outstanding Affiliate Chapter of the Year” by the NBA.

SERVICE:
Ben F. Jones Chapter of theNational Bar Association, Past President
2019-2022 Memphis Bar Association
2017-18 Association for Women Attorneys
Memphis Leadership Foundation
On-Location Memphis
Shelby County Law Library Board
Charis Acres, a retirement home in Memphis.

Education
University of Kentucky College of Law
J.D. (2009) | Law
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Honors: Midwest Regional Mock Trial Team Champions, Litigation Skills Best Cross Examination Award
Activities: BLSA Mock Trial Team, BLSA, Student Recruitment
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Vanderbilt University
B.S. | Political Science
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Activities: Vanderbilt Danceline, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., BLSA
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Awards
40 Under 40 Nation's Best Advocates
National Bar Association
April 2022 “Front Line Woman Lawyer"
Women Lawyers Division | National Bar Association
Achievement Award for Outstanding Woman in a Solo/Small Firm
Women Lawyers Division | National Bar Association
President's Award
National Bar Association
"Outstanding Citizen" Honoree
Cynthia Daniel's 40 Under 40 Urban Elite
“Woman with an Entrepreneurial Spirit” Honoree
Memphis Dress for Success Chapter
“Best Overall Attorney”
Tri-State Defender's Best in Black Awards
“Best Family Law/Divorce Attorney”
Tri-State Defender's Best in Black Awards
“Best Family Law/Divorce Attorney”
Tri-State Defender's Best in Black Awards
“Role Model of the Year”
Southern Entertainment Awards
Stokes & Glass, PLLC Law Firm as “Industry Service of the Year”
Southern Entertainment Awards
Professional Associations
Tennessee Bar Association
Current
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Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association
Past President & Board Member
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Activities: President Chair of the 2022 National Convention Committee
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Memphis Bar Association
Board of Directors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Tennessee
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    FREE Consultation on Bankruptcy & Personal Injury Cases Only. In all other matters, the Consultation fee ranges from $100-200 and will apply to your retainer. Virtual consultations via Zoom start at $100 and in-person consultations start at $200. A $100 of the consultation fee will be credited toward any future service.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    On select matters such as personal injury cases.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    A retainer agreement must be executed on all cases.
Practice Areas
Divorce
Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Entertainment & Sports Law
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Formation
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Car Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents
Intellectual Property
Trademarks
Trademark Registration
Juvenile Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
STOKES & GLASS, PLLC
5050 Poplar Ave.
Suite 1710
Memphis, TN 38157
Telephone: (901) 401-1000
Fax: (901) 401-1001
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed