Wes received his Doctorate of Juris Prudence from the University of Tennessee in 2002 and was licensed to practice law that same year.  After graduating from UT Law, Wes began working at Hardin, Parkes, Kelley, Carter, & Bryant, PLLC (then Hardin and Parkes, PLLC) and practiced with that firm until October 1, 2014 when he opened his own law office.

Wes’s area’s of practice have included Personal Injury, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Collections, Landlord/Tenant Issues, and General Civil Litigation.

Wes was born and raised in Columbia, Tennessee and graduated from Central High School in 1995, where he served as the Student Body President, a member of the Academic Team and a member of the Mock Trial team.  Wes was a four year varsity letterman in Soccer at Central and received the Leadership Award and was voted Mr. CHS.

After graduating from Central, Wes attended the University of Mississippi where he received his Bachelor’s of Art in History with minors in Latin, English, and Philosophy.  While attending Ole Miss, Wes became a member of the Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi, and Order of Omega honor societies.  Wes was an orientation leader for two years serving as the student supervisor his senior year at Ole Miss.  Wes was also a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity where he served as Historian.

While attending law school at UT, Wes became a member of the prestigious Tennessee Law Review where he served as Student Materials Editor.  While at UT Law, Wes also served as a Student Attorney with the University’s Department of Student Affairs where he prosecuted and defended students for violations of the student handbook’s rules of conduct.  In Wesley’s final year at UT Law, he wrote the Comment “Solomon’s New Sword:  Tennessee’s Parenting Plan, The Roles of Attorneys, and the Care Perspective” which was published in the Tennessee Law Review’s Fall 2002 Ethics Symposium edition.

Since returning home to Columbia, Wes has become involved in his community and his profession.  Wes became a member of the Columbia Kiwanis Club, where he served as a member of the Board in 2003. Wes is also a member of the Maury County Library Board, Maury Regional Medical Center Foundation Board, Columbia Children’s Museum Board, and the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance, to which he was elected Chamber Council Chairman (where he also serves as Chairman of the Alliance Education Task Force) in 2014.  Wes is also a member of the Tennessee Promise Advisory Board and a Councilman on the City of Columbia’s Planning Commission.

Wes is also a member of the Maury County Bar Association serving as President of the Young Lawyer’s Association from 2002-2003.  Wes is also a member of Tennessee Bar Association where he was on the Board for the Young Lawyer’s Division from 2002-2006 serving as the Maury County Representative (2002-2003), District 11 Representative (2003-2005).  Wes was also inducted in the TBA’s Young Lawyer’s Fellows in 2014.