Tameko M. Purnell


Tameko M. Purnell is an Associate at Pickford Law Firm. Her practice focuses on personal injuries as a result of car accidents, slip and falls and on the job injuries. She handles matters in Estate Planning, Social Security Disability and Veterans Disability Claims.

An honor student and Dean Ambassador at The Mississippi College School of Law, Attorney Purnell has clerked for The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, The Mississippi American Civil Liberties Union, and the City of Memphis where she was instrumental in challenging the confederate soldier statues within public parks in Memphis, Tennessee. Attorney Purnell has also studied international business and contract law in China, South Korea, and Lille, France.

Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Purnell acted as Associate Attorney at a prominent law firm here in Memphis, Tennessee, where she played a pertinent part in obtaining millions of dollars for injured clients.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Attorney Purnell has worked as a litigation paralegal for several prominent firms in Memphis, drafting complex litigation motions and preparing for commercial trials.

Attorney Purnell is licensed to practice in the State of Mississippi and currently serves as Chair-Elect of the Mississippi Association for Justice until June 2021 when she will step into the role of Chair.  

In her down time, Attorney Purnell enjoys gardening and sitting near the ocean. Attorney Purnell is a wife and mother of two beautiful daughters. 

Her favorite quote:

"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill

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Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Mississippi Association for Justice 
  • Magnolia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Association

Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi, 2018
  • U.S. District Court of Northern District of Mississippi, 2018
  • U.S. District Court of Southern District of Mississippi, 2018