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Who’s Who Legal recognizes 10 Butler Snow attorneys

Butler Snow has anounce that 10 of its attorneys have been recognized by Who’s Who Legal. Christy D. Jones has also been named to Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders 2018, ranking third in the Americas by the publication in the categories of life sciences and product liability. Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders 2018 includes individuals who received the highest number ...

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Court says son can sue psychiatrist over father’s suicide

The Mississippi Court of Appeals says the son of a man who killed himself can sue a psychiatrist and the psychiatrist’s employer. The court ruled 5-4 Wednesday that Graham Irby can sue Dr. Sudhakar Madakasira and Psycamore LLC over claims that Madakasira’s intentional acts created an “irresistible impulse” to suicide in his father. Part of one of Jackson’s richest families, ...

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COMMERCIAL FINANCE 701 — The new federal banking sheriffs

On May 24, 2018, 489 days after his inauguration, President Donald Trump finally succeeded in placing appointees at the helms of the four major federal banking regulators.  The prospective immediate and longer term changes to be brought about by these new federal banking sheriffs bode well for banks, commercial lenders, and developers. BACK DROP: Barack, Elizabeth & Donald During the ...

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Delta State instructor honored with by national accounting group

Dr. Gwen Meador, an instructor of accountancy at Delta State University, is a recipient of the 2018 KPMG Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Gender Issues and Worklife Balance (GIWB) Section of the American Accounting Association. KPMG is an international company providing audit, tax and advisory services. Meador’s dissertation, “Ethical Decision-Making Accounting Competencies: Practitioners’ Perspectives,” examines ethical competencies necessary for a ...

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James D. Holland elected president of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys

Page Kruger & Holland attorney James D. Holland has been elected President of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA). The ADTA is an organization of defense lawyers which accepts members by invitation only, with only one prime member in any city with a population of less than 1 million. Holland is a trial attorney with experience litigating and trying ...

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Stephen Huwe joins Butler Snow in Ridgeland

Butler Snow has announced that Stephen P. Huwe has joined the firm’s Ridgeland office, and will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation group. Most recently, Huwe was an Assistant Vice President and Legal Officer for a regional bank. Prior to that time, he practiced with a Jackson firm and handled product liability, personal injury, construction and ...

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Baker Donelson announces newly elected shareholders in Mississippi

Baker Donelson has elected 11 new shareholders across the Firm, including two attorneys in its Jackson office: Nakimuli O. Davis-Primer and Sterling Kidd. This year’s class of new shareholders is comprised of more than 50 percent women, making it the fourth consecutive year women have made up nearly or more than half of the Firm’s newly elected shareholders. Additionally, nearly ...

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Julian Miller joins Bradley’s Jackson office as associate

Julian D. Miller has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cumming LLP’s Jackson office as an associate. A member of Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group, Miller focuses his practice on a variety of civil litigation matters. Most recently, Miller was an attorney at Butler Snow LLP in Jackson. Previously, he served as judicial law clerk to Judge T. Kenneth Griffis Jr. of the ...

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Bradley counsel Graves honored as a Woman Of Legal Tech 2018

Tiffany M. Graves of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has been chosen for the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center’s distinguished Women of Legal Tech list of 2018. This annual acknowledgement celebrates women who stand out in the legal tech field, and reinforces the ABA’s commitment to diversity by encouraging more women to join. Graves was selected based on her accomplishments ...

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With an eye on future Carr Riggs moves into new digs

By NASH NUNNERY The notion  of accountants as ‘bean counters’ huddled together in a cramped office crunching numbers and preparing tax returns is an antiquated stereotype. It certainly doesn’t apply to the Ridgeland office of Carr Riggs & Ingram CPAs and Advisors. The array of services that CRI and many nationally-known CPA firms offer is growing exponentially. Beyond audits and ...

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