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Dossett and Martin ranked in 2018 Chambers High Net Worth Guide

Two Mississippi shareholders from Baker Donelson have been ranked as leading practitioners in the 2018 Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) guide, the third edition of the guide which covers the private wealth market. Overall, five Baker Donelson attorneys were recognized. James K. Dossett Jr. and Leonard C. Martin, of the Jackson office were recognized in the area of Private Wealth ...

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Promotions and new hires announced at Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay CPAs

The Ridgeland-based accounting firm of Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A., recently announced the promotions of two staff members and the addition of a public relations and marketing department. Ford Jones Ford Jones and Laura Williams were promoted to supervisor positions while Chantel Lott joined the firm as director of PR and marketing. Jones and Williams assume the roles of tax ...

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Missing teen lured away by video game chat resurfaces

A northwest Mississippi teenager has resurfaced in Illinois four days after he went missing. Olive Branch police say 14-year-old John Aubrey Peal III turned himself in Sunday at an Illinois fire station. Peal had been missing since Wednesday. His parents told local news outlets that Peal left after he made plans to meet someone in person whom he contacted using ...

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Chambers High Net Worth 2018 recognizes 4 Butler Snow attorneys

Four Butler Snow attorneys recently received recognition in the 2018 edition of Chambers High Net Worth, a publication which is specifically aimed at the private wealth market. The publication also recognized Butler Snow in its firm rankings. Ranking are based on in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys assessing legal knowledge, experience, ability, effectiveness and client service. The following Butler Snow ...

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Brunini lawyers recognized by Chambers USA

Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, recently had several lawyers recognized by Chambers USA. The firm was recognized with state honors for Corporate/Commercial, Energy & Natural Resources, Environment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate. Individuals recognized with state honors were Louis Fuller – Corporate/Commercial; Walter S. Weems – Corporate Commercial; James L. Halford – Energy & Natural Resources; Watts Ueltschey ...

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Benchmark Litigation recognizes Floyd, Miller and Sutherland

Lee Adair Floyd and Kyle V. Miller of Butler Snow have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List. Also Kari L. Sutherland was recently named in Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation. Attorneys named to the list have been deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the U.S. and Canada by ...

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Eilders joins Haddox Reid Eubank Betts

Steven Eilders recently joined the audit division of the CPA firm of Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC as an audit staff member. He graduated from Mississippi State University, where he received his Bachelor of Accountancy and Masters of Professional Accountancy. He was born and raised in Ridgeland.

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Cicayda’s Vick accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Cicayda, a legal technology firm, recently announced that its Chief Strategy Officer Aaron Vick has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives. He is the first Mississippi native and resident to be accepted as a member. Cicayda is a leading legal technology firm that combines powerful software and analytics with ...

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Sims joins Taggart, Rimes and Graham

Trae Sims, formerly General Counsel to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, has joined the Taggart, Rimes & Graham’s litigation and defense practice. Primarily focusing on criminal defense, Sims formerly was Prosecutor and Assistant City Attorney to the City of Madison. He has been a frequent lecturer and has years of experience managing both internal and criminal investigations, as well ...

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BOB BOX — New IRS audit rules and the need to revise your partnership/LLC agreement now

BOB BOX The IRS’s new partnership audit rules took effect this year creating the need for all partnerships and most LLCs to review and revise their partnership agreements and LLC agreements. The manner in which the IRS will audit partnerships and LLCs under the new rules has dramatically changed the landscape for these entities. It is easier now for the ...

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