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HORNE LLP promotes 19 Ridgeland team members

HORNE LLP recently announced the promotion of 19 Ridgeland team members. The employee, department ad new title are: » Melissa Poole (Public and Middle Market), Manager » Madison Alcaraz (Public and Middle Market), Supervisor » Kathryn Brazil (Public and Middle Market), Senior Associate » Mathew Marchand (Public and Middle Market), Senior Associate » Tiana Hillman (Public and Middle Market), Senior ...

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Adams and Reese recognized for participation in UM Law Firm Challenge

The Jackson office of Adams and Reese was recognized recently by the University of Mississippi School of Law for becoming the first firm to reach 100 percent giving in the UM Law Firm Challenge, as issued by Dean and Professor of Law Susan Duncan. Ten of the firm’s Jackson attorneys completed their law degrees from the University of Mississippi, including ...

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JOHN FLETCHER: Internet sales tax gets its day in court

» Supreme Court hears arguments in major case challenging Quill Like kids queuing for the next iPhone or Star Wars episode, state and local tax experts from across the country last week camped out overnight to witness U.S. Supreme Court arguments in the internet sales tax case, South Dakota v. Wayfair.  The online seller, along with Overstock.com and Newegg, challenged ...

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Rosenblatt awarded the 2018 Michelle Mendez Serviam Award

Stephen W. Rosenblatt has won the 2018 Michelle Mendez Serviam Award from the Center for American and International Law (CAIL). The award was recently presented at the 5th Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference in New Orleans. The Michelle Mendez Serviam Award was created in 2015 to recognize Michelle Mendez, whose extraordinary work in support of the 5th Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference ...

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Balch & Bingham adds 7 healthcare attorneys in Jackson

Balch & Bingham recently announced the addition of partners Tom Kirkland, Allison Simpson and Andy Lowry, and associates Mary Jordan Fuller, Matt Sitton, Perry Taylor and Bea Tolsdorf to the Jackson office. This new healthcare team has experience providing counsel to private tax-exempt hospitals, for-profit hospitals, physicians and physician-practice groups, long-term care providers, home health agencies, dialysis facilities, cancer centers, ...

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Bernie Graves joins Baker Donelson

Bernard J. Graves Jr. joins Baker Donelson’s Intellectual Property Group in the Firm’s Nashville office. Mr. Graves is a chemical and material sciences patent attorney, with a particular emphasis on identification and protection of intellectual property rights in the manufacturing sector. Bernie advises clients on methodologies for protecting proprietary technology through all aspects of representation before the United States Patent ...

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Jesslyn Yocom joins Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC

Jesslyn Yocom recently joined the audit division of the CPA firm of Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC as an audit staff member. She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with concentrations in Management and Marketing. She also completed her Post Baccalaureate in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University. She ...

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Forbes ranks John F. Hill on list

John F. Hill, CFP, was recently named to the Forbes 2018 Best-In-State Wealth Advisors List, which spotlights more than 2,000 top-performing wealth advisors across the country. Hill is founder and Managing Partner of WealthPartners in Ridgeland, Hill is a 1986 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Public Accountancy degree.

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Drinkwater named to Who’s Who Legal: Product Liability Defence 2018

W. Wayne Drinkwater, a partner in the Jackson office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, has been named by Who’s Who Legal as among the world’s leading product liability defence practitioners. He is listed in the Who’s Who Legal: Product Liability Defence 2018. A member of Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group, Drinkwater has experience in major business, commercial and constitutional litigation. ...

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Hutchinson and Hill win Burton Foundation Award

Chad R. Hutchinson and Joshua A. Hill of Butler Snow have been selected as winners of a“2018 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award” by the Burton Awards. Hutchinson and Hill’s submission, “Epidemiology and the NFL Collide,” was chosen from thousands of nominations by the nation’s top law firms as one of 25 winners. The article was originally published in Butler Snow’s ...

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