J. Rhea Tannehill Jr.

Managing Partner

A graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law, J. Rhea Tannehill, Jr. has been practicing law in Oxford since 1996. Rhea worked in a firm representing individuals primarily in the areas of personal injury and criminal defense from 1996 until 2002.

In January 2003, Rhea ventured out on his own when he opened the Tannehill Law Firm, PLLC in Oxford. In his solo practice, Rhea successfully served individuals in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, collection law (creditors), family law, and wills and estate work. During this time, Rhea was also fortunate enough to be appointed as Legal Counsel for the Oxford Housing Authority and Mississippi Region II Housing Authority, both of whom he still represents today.

In January 2004, Jay P. Carmean and Rhea joined together to form Tannehill & Carmean, PLLC. Rhea and Jay's practice focuses largely on representing the rights of injured persons, criminal defense and collection law (creditors) in all State and Federal Courts in Mississippi. Rhea and Jay founded their firm with a common goal of providing a good service to their clients while maintaining a good working environment for themselves and their employees.


829 North Lamar, Suite 1
Oxford , Mississippi , 38655-2858
United States

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