Resolute Welcomes Judge Jerry Stokes (Ret.) To Our Memphis Team

Resolute is pleased to welcome Judge Jerry Stokes to our Memphis team of mediators, arbitrators, and special masters. While serving 17 years as a circuit court judge (2005-2022), Judge Stokes presided in over 200 jury trials covering a wide array of civil disputes including; personal injury, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, products liability, insurance (including coverage and bad faith), business/commercial, employment, eminent domain, and financial matters.

Prior to his time as a trial judge, Stokes practiced law with the Stokes, Wilson and Wright Law Firm from 1981 until his appointment to the Circuit Court in 2005. He has also previously worked with Walter L. Bailey, D’Army Bailey, the Memphis Area Legal Services, and is a former assistant district attorney. From 1998 to 2005, Stokes served part-time as an assistant divorce referee in Shelby County. He has also served on many occasions as a special judge for the Shelby County General Sessions Court.

Judge Stokes employs a combination of facilitative and evaluative mediation, supplemented by his 40+ years experience as a litigator and judge. His background, experience and skill make him a highly effective mediator and arbitrator with a proven track record of resolving disputes.

To schedule mediation or arbitration with Judge Stokes, please call (901) 523-2930, x125 or email [email protected].

About Resolute

Established in 1988 with offices throughout the country, Resolute has a national panel of 2,800 neutrals and administers over 12,000 cases each year nationally. Resolute was voted the #1 ADR Provider and Top Online ADR Resource in the nation in the National Law Journal for six consecutive years (2019-2024), and also Corporate Counsel’s Annual Best of Survey (2020-2021). For the past fourteen consecutive years Resolute has been voted a “Top Overall ADR Provider” in the New York Law Journal. Resolute has also been named “ADR Provider of the Year” by the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and ranked the 66th fastest-growing company by Inc. magazine (13th Annual Edition).

For more information please call (800) 776-6060.