Jonathan W. Davis - A Cordell & Cordell Memphis Divorce Attorney

Jonathan W. Davis

Litigation Attorney

Cordell & Cordell Memphis Divorce Attorney Jonathan W. DavisIn many other forms of law, you are simply going through the motions because you have to, not because you believe in the case or client. With family law, Memphis divorce attorney Jonathan W. Davis said, you really get to dig in and truly fight for the client and cause.

“Family is not something that just stops at the end of the work day,” Mr. Davis said. “It is what forms our great society and affects us all.”

Mr. Davis possesses the tenacity and drive to aggressively resolve family law problems in an efficient manner while providing excellent and effective communication to his client.


Clients can always count on Mr. Davis being well-prepared with a firm grasp of the facts of the case.

“I am going to shoot it to you absolutely straight,” he said. “A lot of attorneys try to ‘sell’ a potential client with an unrealistic result and the client winds up disappointed with the representation.

“If there are problems, I want to identify, resolve or minimize them to the fullest extent possible right away.”

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Davis is licensed to practice in Tennessee and Mississippi.


Mr. Davis earned his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi where he was on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll (4.0 GPA semester) along with the Dean’s Honor Roll (3.5+ GPA semester) twice. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2013, graduating with a Criminal Law Certificate with Honors.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Davis practiced commercial law, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and insurance subrogation.


  • American Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association



“Jonathan Davis is a go-getter.  [He] got me custody of my kids over the weekend and is fighting for me.  I see and feel that Jonathan is fighting for me, and he gives your firm a good name in my book.  I am very, very happy and want you all to know that.”


“Jonathan was very responsive every time I had a question.  [He] is an excellent asset to Cordell & Cordell. … Jonathan has exceeded all expectations and was a pleasure to work with. [He] ultimately got me the result that I had hoped for. He is an asset to the firm, and I will always use him if needed in the future.”


“Jonathan and his office have been terrific.  They’ve worked with me [to] understand my case and financial situation.  I’m in no rush, and they’re flexible with me.  I think that [the] Memphis office has a good group of people in it.”


“Jonathan was wonderful. [He] was informative and action-oriented. [He] knew my goals and worked with me to attain them – what more can you ask for, you know?”