Tammy Jackson

Tammy Jackson

Chief Legal Assistant, Training

Chief Legal Assistant Training

Atlanta native Tammy Jackson-McClendon joined the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office in 1999, working for about 20 years in the trial division up. In 2020, she did a year-long stint in Juvenile Court, where she learned about how those cases differed and how they allowed youths to make changes before acquiring felonies. In 2022, Tammy moved to the Special Victims Division and was promoted to supervisor and chief legal assistant of training. In addition to SVD, she works with the Elder/Animal Abuse & SB440 units.

Before the District Attorney’s office, Tammy had a job in Fulton County working with those with mental health, mental retardation, and substance abuse issues. Tammy attended Atlanta Public Schools and graduated from Samuel Howard Archer High School in 1994. She then attended Herzing College of Business and Technology, where she attained a degree in Business Administration. She’s currently enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan College with the goal of earning a bachelor's degree in social work.

She’s a a member of the Notary Registry. Since 2006, she has been part of the Order of the Eastern Star under the United National Supreme Council and she is a member of the organization's Ashique Ladies Council.

A resident of South Fulton, Tammy enjoys volunteering and serving the community through charities. She considers raising her two sons her greatest accomplishment. One is a retired U.S. Army veteran, and the other attends Kennesaw State University seeking a bachelor's degree in computer science.