WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate has approved the confirmation of Carlton Reeves of Jackson to be a U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.
The Reeves nomination was approved by on a voice vote yesterday afternoon. Se. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) supported Reeves’ nomination, introducing him to the Senate Judiciary Committee at a confirmation hearing in July.
Reeves is a co-founder and partner in the law firm of Pigott Reeves Johnson, P.A., in Jackson. He earned his undergraduate degree from Jackson State University and his law degree from the University of Virginia. He has served as a clerk and staff attorney for the Mississippi Supreme Court, and was the chief of the Civil Division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi.
BEFORE YOU GO…
… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.
If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.Click for more info