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Van Cleave to direct Biloxi law office

Christopher C. Van Cleave is the director of the Biloxi office of Van Cleave Law. Van Cleave, a Mississippi attorney and Gulf Coast resident for more than 20 years, leads the firm. Van Cleave practiced for two years with Paul Minor, and practiced with Clyde H. “Buddy” Gunn and Lawrence C. “Larry” Corban, with whom he formed the Corban Gunn ...

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Huggins named Mississippi Forestry Association’s Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year

Mississippi Forestry Association has named Joe Huggins of Oxford, as the 2017 MFA Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year. Huggins’ Tree Farm, Goose Valley Ranch. Huggins will represent Mississippi in the 2018 National Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year competition sponsored by the American Tree Farm System. Huggins purchased his farm, Goose Valley Ranch, and has been under a written ...

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Miller completes process to earn CVA credential

Mary Helen Miller, CPA, CVA, shareholder of the tax firm Miller & White, Inc., in Brookhaven, successfully completed the certification process with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts to earn the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) credential. The NACVA is a professional association supporting the business valuation and litigation consulting disciplines within the CPA and professional communities. Business valuations ...

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Fisher Phillips Attorney Earns Designation from Mid-South Super Lawyers

Jaklyn Wrigley, a labor and employment attorney with Fisher Phillips in Gulfport, has been included in the Mid-South Super Lawyers’ 2017 Rising Stars list. This year marks the fifth year Wrigley has been designated as a Rising Star. Wrigley is the Secretary for the Board of the Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar and President of the Board of ...

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Baker Donelson’s Mississippi Attorneys Named to 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers, Mid-South Rising Stars

Fourteen Mississippi attorneys with Baker Donelson have been named to the 2017 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers, which recognizes attorneys in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. Overall 94 Baker Donelson lawyers in those four states were honored. Mississippi attorneys named to the list: Sheryl Bey, Michael T. Dawkins, Brooks Eason, Davis Frye, Robert E. Hauberg Jr., Leonard C. Martin, Dan ...

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America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

Benjamin E. Griffith, a principal of Griffith Law Firm in Oxford, is among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2017. Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high value, high stakes legal matters. To be considered for selection, an attorney must have ...

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Madison County Young Professional Steering Committee

The Madison County Business League & Foundation recently named 2017-18 Madison County Young Professional (MCYP) Steering Committee officers and members.  The mission of the MCYP is to develop future MCBL&F members and leaders by providing opportunities to build professional development and relationship skills, engage with business, political and civil leaders and serve the community. Members are, front row, from left, ...

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Mississippi’s Geospatial Cluster Distributes Awards at Annual Meeting

The Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) recently announced its key business metrics and business award winners for the 2017 US Small Business Administration Geospatial Regional Innovative Cluster. EIGS hosted its annual meeting to bring our member companies together and share the results of our year in review. EIGS is a program of the Magnolia Business Alliance (MBA), and a ...

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Promotions at The Natchez Grand Hotel in Natchez, Mississippi

The Natchez Grand Hotel recently made two promotions. Naomi Jones was promoted to Assistant General Manager, where she will be responsible for supporting the Hotel Manager with daily hotel operations and services. She also oversees all facets of hotel operations in the absence of the Hotel Manager. Jones joined The Natchez Grand Hotel in March 2008 as a reservationist and ...

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