Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 27 April 2011
April 28, 2011- Assistant District Attorney Tracye N. Jones has been selected as one of the Tri-State Defender’s Spring 2011 “Women of Excellence”.
A.D.A. Tracye Jones is among fifty women selected by the Tri-State Defender and Real Times Media Women of Excellence Committee for the honor. Their selections are made based on each woman’s character, their contributions to the community and their success in their chosen fields. The Tri-State Defender will host a “High Tea” gala in honor of the “Women of Excellence” on Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 3:00 PM. The tea will be held at the Memphis Botanic Gardens.
Tracye Jones became an assistant district attorney for the Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office on May 1st, 2001. Since then, A.D.A. Jones has been selected to several special assignments with the District Attorney General’s Office. She has served as Team Leader for the SCDAG’s Burglary Bureau Review Team, and has served on the Sex Crimes Bureau Review Team, Robbery Bureau Review Team and the Domestic Violence Prosecution Unit. Tracye is currently assigned to the SCDAG’s Gang and Narcotics Unit. She received undergraduate degree from Howard University and juris doctorate from Vanderbilt Law School.
A.D.A. Jones enjoys working with youth and has participated with various organizations that positively impact the lives of young people. She has volunteered her time and talents with Big Brother/Big Sisters, Make-A-Wish Foundation, American Red Cross, “In the Zone” Youth Ministry, Memphis Literacy Council and D.O.V.E.S. [Daughters of Virtue Exalting the Savior] Christian Sorority. She is also a board member of the Memphis Youth Coalition. In her spare time A.D.A. Jones enjoys watching movies and attending Memphis Grizzlies games.
“The Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office is fortunate to have Tracye on our team,” said Shelby County D.A. Amy Weirich. “We value her experience, self-motivation and leadership. We are proud that she has been recognized for her service to our community.”
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