Jesse E. Wright
Jesse began his legal career in private practice working for a small civil litigation law firm in the Atlanta-metro area, where Jesse focused primarily on civil litigation involving construction, contract and employment disputes.
After relocating back to Kentucky, Jesse began his own private practice in Mayfield, a successful practice that he built from the ground up. As a sole practicioner, Jesse offered services in the areas of bankruptcy, family law, civil litigation, collections, probate and transactional work. Additionally, Jesse represented children and families as appointed counsel in dependency, neglect and abuse cases.
Jesse was born and raised in Graves County, graduating from Mayfield High School in 1997. Following graduation, Jesse attended the University of Kentucky, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. After receiving his engineering degree, Jesse worked in industry as a mechanical engineer in the petroleum and petrochemical industry. Jesse provided engineering support and project management for numerous construction and facility improvement projects at sites located throughout the midwest and southeast.
Jesse's work as an engineer led him to Atlanta, where Jesse returned to school to pursue a law degree. Jesse graduated from the Georgia State University College of Law , earning his Juris Doctorate in January 2009.
Jesse is currently licensed to practice law in the states of Kentucky and Georgia. He is additionally admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.
Jesse is very active in his community and very proud to be a part of Graves County. He is a member of the Board of Directors for J.U. Kevil, Inc., Youth D.E.A.L. and the Graves County Board of Health. Jesse is also an active member of the Mayfield Lions Club and he volunteers as an instructor for the Graves County Teen Court. Jesse is also a volunteer mentor for the Graves County LEAD Academy.
Jesse is married to Heather (Boggess) Wright and they have two children, Zachary and Hannah. Jesse and his family reside in Mayfield and are members of First United Methodist Church. Jesse is the son of Eddy and Cathy Wright; Heather is the daughter of Rick and Carol Boggess.
Jesse enjoys outdoor activities, hunting, golf, and spending time with his family. Jesse is also an instrument rated private pilot (inactive).