Posts Tagged ‘Leadership in Law’

Martin E. Willoughby

by Nash Nunnery Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Leadership in Law, Martin E. Willoughby, Mississippi Business Journal

Willoughby Law Group, PLLC Writing comes almost as naturally for Hattiesburg native Martin Willoughby as does representing clients in a court of law. After all, in addition to his duties as managing member of the Willoughby Law Group, the versatile Willoughby also pens columns and articles for the Mississippi Business Journal, Mississippi Medical News and […] [...]

Paula N. Stennett-Yancey

by Lynn Lofton Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal, Paula N. Stennett-Yancey

Jackson County Board of Supervisors Prior to becoming in-house attorney for the Jackson County Supervisors, Paula Stennett Yancey practiced in the area of family law. “A judge once told me I was one of the few family lawyers he had seen whose clients loved them win, lose or draw,” she said. “Since that time, I […] [...]

Beth C. Clay

by Nash Nunnery Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Beth C. Clay, Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal

The Clay Firm In 1986, Jackson attorney Beth Clay’s list of clients for her budding government affairs practice numbered a grand total of one. Today, The Clay Firm is the only Mississippi law firm named to the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the area of government relations.  Last year, Clay was recognized […] [...]

Angela Davis-Morris

by Lynn Lofton Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Angela Davis-Morris, Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal

Davis-Morris Law Firm, P.A. When a financially distressed mother approached Angela Davis-Morris for help to obtain disability for her emotionally unsettled and violent 10-year-old son, this Hattiesburg lawyer’s practice changed. She had been working in criminal defense and bankruptcy law, but she changed to assisting clients with disability claims. “I felt such compassion for this […] [...]

H. Hunter Twiford III

by Nash Nunnery Published: November 21,2010

Tags: H. Hunter Twiford III, Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal

McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC Admittedly, Hunter Twiford says he’s not the “smartest person in the courtroom,” but he claims he strives to be the most prepared. “I place a high value on hard work and attention to details,” said the Memphis-born attorney.  “I never try to take myself too seriously, but certainly take my opponent (in […] [...]

Jeramie J. Fortenberry

by Becky Gillette Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Jeramie J. Fortenberry, Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal

Fortenberry Law Group Jeramie J. Fortenberry, a private practitioner with the Fortenberry Law Group in Gulfport, believes that being a good tax lawyer requires one to see beyond the tax or legal issues and really understand the client’s goals and objectives. “Too many tax attorneys focus exclusively on the legal aspects and don’t listen carefully […] [...]

John Benton Clark

by Nash Nunnery Published: November 21,2010

Tags: John Benton Clark, Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal

Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. There aren’t many lawyers who can say they’ve spent 43 years at the same law firm but count John Clark among those who have. The long-time contract attorney with Daniel Coker Horton & Bell in Jackson specializes in professional liability cases and lists his former law partners, Joe Daniel […] [...]

Ray McNamara

by Lynn Lofton Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal, Ray McNamara

Copeland Cook Taylor & Bush, P.A. When Ray McNamara graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1969, he immediately entered Naval Flight Officer Training and thought he would never come back to his home state. However, in 1973 he returned to attend the University of Mississippi School of Law. “My primary motivator for choosing a […] [...]

Fred Krutz

by Nash Nunnery Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Fred Krutz, Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal

Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy, LLP As a founding member of the Jackson law firm of Forman Perry Watkins & Tardy, Mississippi Delta native Fred Kurtz continues to strive for excellence as one of its principal managing partners. Asked to name one word that would characterize himself, Krutz didn’t hesitate: passionate. Under his guidance, […] [...]

Victor W. Carmody Jr.

by Becky Gillette Published: November 21,2010

Tags: Leadership in Law, Mississippi Business Journal, Victor W. Carmody Jr.

Victor W. Carmody Jr., P.A. Victor W. Carmody Jr. has dedicated his 30 plus years of practice to zealously representing clients, achieving favorable results when others thought it was impossible, says Kevin T. Stewart, an attorney who practices with Carmody. “He is the leader in the field on DUI defense evident by his continued success […] [...]

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