The roots of the Jacks Griffith Luciano law firm run as deep as the nearby Mississippi River itself. Founding partner, Gerald Jacks (1944-2018), was born in Cleveland, Mississippi in 1944. He returned to Cleveland in 1969 to begin his law practice. Gerald eventually began his own firm in 1984, laying the groundwork for the Jacks Griffith Luciano firm that exists today;
In 1999, Mississippi Delta native Arnold Luciano joined the firm eventually being named partner in 2006. Gerald Jacks' daughter-in-law Jamie Jacks joined the firm in 2005, and became a partner in 2013. Jamie has made her home in Cleveland since 1998.
Daniel "Danny" Griffith joined the firm in 2016. Danny brings to the table 25 years of litigation experience and a love for Cleveland, the town where he grew up and attended school at both Cleveland High and Delta State University.
Danny, Arnold and Jamie strive to give each client the vey best representation. They are aided in this endeavor by associates Mary McKay Griffith, Chris Bailey and Katie Portner along with staff members Carolyn Burke, Charlotte Knight, Melissa Lott, Meredith Powell, Melanie Hankins, Vicky Smith and Nina Melton.
The firm is located in Cleveland, Mississippi, a university community in Northwest Mississippi with an immediate area population of approximately 20,000. The firm specializes in general civil litigation and represents a number of insurance companies and corporate clients in all state and federal courts throughout the State of Mississippi. The firm has also represented clients in the courts of Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas and Louisiana. The firm places special emphasis on the defense of automobile accidents, products liability and commercial litigation claims. The firm is included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
The firm is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell.
The firm's practice areas also include:
Civil rights law
Employment discrimination law
Estate planning and administration
Products Liability law
Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives