ABOUT GLF

Tamekia Rochelle Goliday opened the Goliday Law Firm on July 18, 2005, in her home with the vision of developing a law practice that addressed the specific needs of its clients with excellence and integrity. Through God’s grace and a commitment to excellence, the firm grew and is now located at 1500 Jacksonian Plaza, Suite C, Jackson, Mississippi. Although the practice has grown, the firm has never lost sight of its vision to provide stellar service to its clients. Every day that the doors of the Goliday Law Firm open, we strive to provide exceptional legal representation to our clients that exceeds their expectations and lead to positive outcomes. We truly honor our commitment to excellence and would love to help you with your legal needs.

BIOGRAPHY

Born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, Tamekia Rochelle Goliday is an energetic attorney with a sincere dedication to her clients. She is a public speaker, mediator and certified guardian ad litem. Tamekia received her B.S. in Computer Science, magna cum laude, from Jackson State University in 1996 and earned her J.D. in 1999 from the University of Mississippi School of Law where she was honored with the Augustus Longstreet-Heiskell Scholarship. She also received the Outstanding Student Award in Constitutional Law and served on the Moot Court Board. She was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1999. Early in her career, Tamekia worked as an associate with Turnage Law Office, a personal injury firm, located in Cleveland, Mississippi. On July 18, 2005, Tamekia left Turnage Law Office and opened her own law firm in Jackson, Mississippi where she concentrates her energies on her domestic relations and personal injury practice.

EDUCATION
  • 1996, B.S., Computer Science, Summa Cum Laude, Jackson State University
  • 1999, J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law

EXPERIENCE

  • 2005 - Present, Owner, Goliday Law Firm
  • 2003 - 2005, Associate, Turnage Law Office
  • 2000 - 2003, Staff Attorney, Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Personal Injury
  • Domestic Relations
  • Appellate Practice

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Mississippi State Bar Association
  • Magnolia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • Hinds County Bar Association

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Selected as a panelist for the 2010 Black Pre-Law Conference
  • Argued before Mississippi Court of Appeals
    • Department of Human Services v. Ray, 997 So.2d 983 (Miss. Ct. App. 2008) [Click Here]
    • Farmer v. Bolivar County, 910 So.2d 671 (Miss. Ct. App. 2005)
 
 
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