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The light is always on at LawyerSmack

» Messaging platform gives lawyers a place of their own By TED CARTER Most lawyers aren’t comfortable discussing their work in public. But that changes when they click on a place exclusively for them, LawyerSmack.com. “It’s their water cooler,” says Keith Lee, a Birmingham lawyer and self-confessed tech geek who created the messaging platform two years ago from non-proprietary software ...

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Document sifting gets welcome assist from e-discovery tools

By TED CARTER Lawyers deciding whether to take a case must figure-in discovery costs and the time and money expected to be spent on analyzing documents and other data. Fortunately for lawyers and the people and businesses that hire them, the arrival of the cloud and digital-discovery tools have made those costs much more manageable. Time spent immersed in documents ...

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Baker Donelson adds five attorneys to tax practice

Baker Donelson has expanded its tax practice with the addition of a group of five attorneys to its Jackson office, a move that gives the Firm one of the largest tax practices in the state of Mississippi. Joining Baker Donelson are C. Ted Sanderson Jr., James A. “Jay” Norris III, Leslie Bounds, William O. “Bill” Brown Jr., and Charles W. ...

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131 Adams and Reese attorneys recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Adams and Reese is pleased to announce the inclusion of 131 attorneys in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, the firm was top-listed, noting the greatest number of lawyers from a single firm listed in each practice area, in the following locales: Top-Listed State Awards ·         Mississippi – Banking and Finance Law, Education Law ·         Louisiana – Government ...

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Rick Courtney recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers, the oldest and one of the most respected attorney ranking services, has selected Richard Courtney, Certified Elder Law Attorney, for inclusion in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Elder Law and Trust and Estates.  These recognitions are based on independent evaluation of legal experience and peer review and recommendations. Richard (“Rick”) ...

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28 Jones Walker attorneys recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Jones Walker LLP announced that 28 attorneys from the firm’s Jackson office are listed in the annual peer–review attorney rankings in The Best Lawyers in America for 2019. In addition, eight Jackson attorneys also received the Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” designation for 2019. Nationally, 127 lawyers were listed, including 23 named “Lawyer of the Year.” Best ...

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Holcomb Dunbar attorney recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Mike Watts received Best Lawyers 2019 Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in the Tupelo, Mississippi, area.   “Lawyer of the Year” honorees receive this award based on their high overall feedback within specific practice areas and metropolitan regions.  Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan areas is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”   ...

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29 attorney at Wise Carter named to Best Lawyers

29 lawyers from Wise Carter in Jackson were recognized among the state’s top attorneys in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, two lawyers were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their categories and geographical region. Selected “Lawyer of the Year” were Mark P. Caraway, Litigation-Health Care, and John P. Sneed, Litigation-First Amendment. Other lawyers recognized were Lynda C. ...

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