Posts Tagged ‘University of Mississippi School of Law’

Law school hires McCullouch

The University of Mississippi School of Law has hired John McCullouch as its associate dean for outreach, putting him in charge of the school’s placement, recruiting and outreach efforts in the Jackson metro area. McCullouch, a Louisville native, previously had a 28-year career with BellSouth, ultimately serving as state general counsel and then as president […] [...]

UM Law welcomes McCullouch

The University of Mississippi School of Law has hired John McCullouch as its associate dean for outreach, putting him in charge of the school’s placement, recruiting and outreach efforts in the Jackson metro area. McCullouch, a Louisville native, previously had a 28-year career with BellSouth, ultimately serving as state general counsel and then as president […] [...]

Eastland, Barrier in the news

Woods Eastland, board chairman of Staplcotn Cooperative Association and Staplcotn Discount Corporation in Greenwood is the recipient of the 2012 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award. The award, named for the late California industry leader and past NCC President Harry S. Baker, is presented annually to a deserving individual who has provided extraordinary service, leadership […] [...]

Hertwig added at firm

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has added Adria Hertwig in its Jackson office. Hertwig joins the firm as an associate in the advocacy department where she assists clients on a variety of business-related litigation matters. She is a 2012 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law where she […] [...]

Firm adds associates

Birmingham, Ala.-based Balch & Bingham, LLP has added new associates in its Gulfport and Jackson offices. Bryan Sawyers is a member of the Litigation Section in Gulfport. He has a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law and an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee. Ben Bryant is a member of the […] [...]

Firm adds Golmon

Stacey Woodruff Golmon has joined the Holcomb Dunbar law firm in Oxford, and will concentrate her practice in criminal defense and family law. Golmon is a 1996 graduate of University of Mississippi School of Law where she served as a member of the Mississippi Law Journal staff and Moot Court Board. Before Ole Miss, Golmon […] [...]

Five inducted into hall

Five alumni of the University of Mississippi School of Law have been inducted into the 2012 Law Alumni Hall of Fame. The inductees are: the late William M. Champion and the late Thomas R. Ethridge, both of Oxford; Lawrence J. Franck of Madison; Frank D. Montague Jr. of Hattiesburg; and Lenore L. Prather of Columbus. […] [...]

Job outlook optimistic for law graduates

How does the job market look for this year’s law graduates? Officials with the states two law schools, Mississippi College School of Law and the University of Mississippi School of Law, are optimistic about the outlook. “Considering the number of calls we have recently received from firms seeking full-time employees, I think the prospects for […] [...]

Justice Carlson wins award

Mississippi Supreme Court Presiding Justice George C. Carlson Jr. of Batesville is the 2012 selection for Mississippi State University’s Distinguished Jurist Award. Selections for the honor are made by a committee of political science faculty and Pre-Law Society members. Carlson was appointed to the Supreme Court by former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove in 2001 to fill a […] [...]

Firms adds Harris

Phelps Dunbar, LLP has hired Adam B. Harris as an associate in the regional admiralty and tort litigation group. His practice consists of defending a variety of tort claims, including personal injury, and property damage, professional liability, products liability, construction defects and maritime disputes. Prior to working at Phelps Dunbar, Harris practiced in the area […] [...]

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