Archive for the ‘Leadership in Law’ Category

Holy Marisa Tomei!

by Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal

Legal comedy a surprise to our ‘favorites list’ Questioning lawyers is fun, particularly if you get to do it from this end and not in a courtroom setting. When planning this publication, we knew we were going to provide the basic information — name, qualifications, story with biographical information, etc. We also wanted to give […] [...]

Inaugural program draws community’s brightest

by Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal

Leadership in Law creates buzz through profession Attorney and former Gov. William Winter was a little perplexed. He had come to the Jackson Hilton to participate in the Leadership in Law awards program, and he could not understand why he had not heard of the attorney-recognition event beforehand. When told this was the first time […] [...]

Philip A. Gunn

Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC Mississippi’s tort reform legislation passed in 2004 is considered by many to be one of the best in the nation. But it almost didn’t happen, because there was a stalemate in the state House of Representatives. Rep. Philip Gunn, an attorney with Wells, Marble & Hurst, PLLC, Ridgeland, was appointed […] [...]

Fred L. Banks

Phelps Dunbar, LLP While Fred Banks has earned a reputation as an outstanding attorney, he has also been called a great person who contributes a vast amount of his time and energy in the legal, civic and professional arenas. Just in the past 18 months, the former presiding judge of the Mississippi Supreme Court and […] [...]

Armin Moeller

Balch & Bingham, LLP Armin J. Moeller Jr., a partner at Balch & Bingham, LLP, Jackson, is known for his ability to present complex legal subjects in a manner that is understandable to a professional or business group, administrative agency, judge or jury. “Armin brings decades of experience and prudent wisdom to bear on each […] [...]

Walter Scott Welch III

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC It’s more than a bit ironic that Scott Welch was introduced to the law profession at the tender age of nine. After all, the long-time Jackson attorney’s first-ever job was dusting books in his grandfather’s Laurel law office. Today, Welch is a shareholder in the Jackson law office […] [...]

J. Douglas Minor Jr.

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP Colleague David Clark said J. Douglas “Doug” Minor Jr., a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, exemplifies what it means to be a Leader in the Law in Mississippi:  He is a go-to counsel for clients and also gives generously of his time to both the legal profession and […] [...]

Betty Burton Arinder

Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC Betty Burton Arinder, a member of Wells Marble & Hurst, Ridgeland, has achieved wide respect for developing a thriving practice in the defense of employers, self-insured groups and carriers in Mississippi workers’ compensation claims. “With my partner, Roxanne Case, I established a workers’ compensation section at Mississippi’s second-oldest law firm, […] [...]

John Howard Shows

ShowsPowell, LLC The Golden Rule is not just a concept for John Howard Shows. A partner in the firm of ShowsPowell, PLLC, of Flowood, he believes in doing unto others as you would have them do unto you. “I have always conducted myself with judges and other members of the Bar with civility and courtesy, […] [...]

Charles Ozier

Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. Mentoring and counseling young lawyers is a passion and honor for Jackson attorney Charles Ozier. “They are the future leaders and representatives of the legal community,” he said. “Teaching not only includes the ‘how-tos’ of the law practice, but the importance of ethics, professionalism and civility in the day-to-day […] [...]

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