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Kayla Coates is Law Clerk at Derek L. Hall, PC. Attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Bachelor of Science covered Criminal Justice, (2017) and Mississippi College School of Law, class of 2023.

I grew up in Collierville, TN. In my spare time, I love reading and spending time with family and friends.


  • Legal Extern, Speek, webb, Turner & Newkirk, PLLC (Chattanooga, TN)
  • Legal Assistant, Schwerman, Smith + Adrusciales PLLC (Memphis, TN)
  • Paralegal Bayle Brusher LLC (Memphis, TN) (1/2 year)


  • Mississippi College School of Law, Dean’s List 2021-2022