Jennie A. Eichelberger
Jennie Eichelberger represents clients in workers' compensation, civil rights, and criminal defense matters. After becoming a member of the Mississippi Bar in 2007, Jennie worked as a judicial clerk for multiple Hinds County Circuit Court judges. She then joined the Hinds County Public Defender’s Office in 2008, where she quickly earned her reputation as a skilled and tenacious advocate for her clients. Jennie gained valuable experience in criminal defense while at the Hinds County Public Defender’s Office, trying numerous cases to jury verdict and winning multiple not guilty verdicts.
Jennie entered private practice in 2010, joining a local workers compensation law firm. While there, she successfully represented hundreds of claimants before the Mississippi Workers Compensation Commission. In late 2013, Jennie was asked to work for the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Jackson office on a two-year fellowship and handle multiple civil rights matters involving Mississippi’s incarcerated youths. Jennie completed her service to SPLC in September of 2015 and joined the Eichelberger Law Firm.
Jennie is the immediate past president of the Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar, a member of the Mississippi Board of Bar Commissioners, an American Bar Association Fellow, and the Vice President of the Mississippi Association for Justice. She has served as chair of numerous committees for the Mississippi Bar’s Young Lawyers Division and the Mississippi Association for Justice.
She and her husband Matt reside in Jackson with their young son and four dogs.
- Hinds County Circuit Court, judicial clerk
- Hinds County Public Defender’s Office
- Southern Poverty Law Center
- Past president of the Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar
- Member of the Mississippi Board of Bar Commissioners
- Fellow of the American Bar Association Fellow
- Vice president of the Mississippi Association for Justice
- Chair of committees for the Mississippi Bar’s Young Lawyers Division and the Mississippi Association for Justice