J. Lauren Ball
J. Lauren Ball
A native of Jonesboro, Arkansas, J Lauren Ball joined the firm in September 2015 after receiving her J.D. from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
After graduating from Crowley’s Ridge Academy, Lauren completed her undergraduate studies at Lyon College, where she earned a degree in psychology. As an undergraduate, Lauren served as president of Phi Mu Fraternity, Psi Chi honor society, and Lyon College Social Council. While at Lyon College, she received the Above and Beyond award, given to those who have significantly improved student life on campus.
Following graduation, Lauren attended the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where she participated in the founding and served as the initial president of the Health Law Society. The Health Law Society worked closely with the Health Law section of the Memphis Bar Association to bring awareness to health issues in the Memphis area. As the Health Law Society president, she also participated in the organization of a joint Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Legal Education Event. As a member of Le Bonheur Hospital CHAMP (Changing High- Risk Asthma in Memphis through Partnership) program, Lauren served on a committee responsible for drafting new landlord-tenant ordinances and educating the local community on self-advocacy.
Lauren also participated in the University of Memphis Elder Health Law Clinic, where she was specially admitted to the Tennessee Bar to serve the elderly residents of Shelby County. She served as the Vice Justice and Marshal for the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity. Lauren was awarded the Dean’s Distinguished Pro Bono award for logging over 200 pro bono hours during her time in law school. While attending Law School, she also served simultaneously as legal intern for the City of Memphis Transactional Unit and Regional One Health.
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University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D. 2015
Lyon College, B.A. Psychology, 2012