Lynette's Profile

Lynette is an Associate in Maynard’s Correctional Litigation Group. Maynard’s Correctional Litigation Practice Group delivers unparalleled defense in large class action cases and constitutional claims, as well as long-term public policy and risk management counsel.

Lynette earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law where she served as an Executive Articles Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal, the External Vice-Chair for the Moot Court Board, and the Mock Trial Co-Chair for the Interprofessional Education Board. She received the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association Award and authored one academic publication while in law school. Lynette holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Alabama-Huntsville.

Lynette's Accolades

  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Award / Reginald Gray Scholarship Recipient (2021)

Lynette's Publications

  • Lynette Potter, How Mississippi’s Labor Market, Economy, and Funding Impact Prison Understaffing (forthcoming in Volume 90 of the Mississippi Law Journal)
  • February 22, 2021: “The Game of Reviewing Qualified Immunity: If not now, then when? If not you, then who?Blog of the Mississippi Law Journal


State Bar: Alabama

  • University of Mississippi School of Law
    • (2022, J.D., summa cum laude; Executive Articles Editor, Vol. 91, Mississippi Law Journal; External Vice-Chair, Moot Court Board; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society; Dean’s Leadership Council; Phi Alpha Delta Professional Law Fraternity; Mock Trial Co-Chair, Interprofessional Education Board)

  • University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • (2014, B.A. in Psychology; Sigma Alpha Pi Leadership Honor Society; Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society)

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Maynard Welcomes 2022 Class of New Associates

Maynard is pleased to announce the addition of 16 new associates who recently graduated from law schools across the United States have joined the Firm. The Firm is proud to be named among “BTI’s Associate Satisfaction A-Listers 2022: BTI’s Survey of Law Firms Where Associates are Happiest.” Our firm has...

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