Deanna Graves attended Mississippi College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Mass Communication magna cum laude. She studied law at the University of Mississippi School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor. Deanna studied International Law at Downing College, Cambridge, England, under the venerable John Hopkins.

Deanna originally hails from Salt Lake City, Utah, but has made Mississippi her home for the past fifteen years. She has volunteered with the Pro Bono Clinic at the University of Mississippi School of Law and the Mississippi Access to Justice office. Deanna was a member of the Mississippi Bar Pro Bono Committee where she was instrumental in the organization and implementation of an Immigration Law clinic event in Madison, Mississippi. Deanna most recently completed Family-Based Immigration in a Time of Enhanced Enforcement Training.

She is a fierce advocate for those in need and strives to make a positive difference in her community and her country.

Year Joined Firm: 2019

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi (2015)


  • University of Mississippi School of Law (2015)
  • Mississippi College (2011)

Professional Associations and Memberships


  • English