Marjorie has worked as the Lead Organizer of Justice Knox since the formation of the organization. A graduate of Rhodes College (’91) and Columbia Law School (’96), Thigpen-Carter is a lawyer with a background in special education law with experience practicing in various non-profit legal organizations. She has also worked in churches in varying capacities, including: mission fundraising; coordinating religious education; and directing a church community center. Prior to accepting her position at Justice Knox, she worked on the church staff of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Fountain City. She also previously represented young people with simultaneous education and delinquency cases through the Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office. A native of Louisiana, Marjorie has lived in Knoxville with her husband and three children since 2007.
Please reach out to Marjorie via telephone or email at (865) 382 6622 or firstname.lastname@example.org.