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Shepherd named general counsel

Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A. is pleased to announce that Tommy Shepherd has been appointed general counsel of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA). Shepherd is only the second person from Mississippi ever appointed to serve as general counsel of IAGA and is well-positioned to serve the organization in this capacity given his extensive background over the last ...

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Brunini, Kaufman named ‘best’

Two Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers. Edmund L. Brunini, Jr. was named as the “Jackson, MS Best Lawyers Health Care Lawyer of the Year” and R. David Kaufman as the “Jackson, MS Best Lawyers Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year” for 2010.

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Brunini, Kaufman named 'best'

Two Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers. Edmund L. Brunini, Jr. was named as the “Jackson, MS Best Lawyers Health Care Lawyer of the Year” and R. David Kaufman as the “Jackson, MS Best Lawyers Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year” for 2010.

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Clark wins MSCPA award

For the second consecutive year, a University of Southern Mississippi faculty member has captured the Mississippi Society of CPA (MSCPA) Accounting Educator of the Year award. Dr. Stan Clark, a professor in the Southern Miss School of Accountancy, follows in the footsteps of colleague Rod Posey as the 2010 recipient. Since the award’s inception in 1987, this marks the first ...

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KPMG adds audit associates

KPMG, LLP, has added five audit associates to its payroll. Eddreka Anthony received a bachelor of accountancy degree and MBA from Mississippi State University (MSU). Lance Holladay received a bachelors and masters degree in accounting from MSU. Daniel Perry received a bachelor in business administration from Mississippi College and a masters in accountancy from MSU. Carrie Ishee received an associate ...

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Keeping Our Eye On: Jeannie Waller

Age: 27 Hometown: Jackson Education: B.A. English (Mississippi State University), M.A. journalism (University of Mississippi) Current Position: Director of communications, Mississippi Main Street Association Jeannie Waller, a seventh-generation Mississippian, has had a hat full of adventures in the Magnolia State since her first day at work – from being serenaded by Elvis in Tupelo to playing steel drums in Bay ...

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Carey educators promoted, honored

William Carey University (WCU) chair of the department and interim dean of education Dr. Barry Morris has been appointed Dean of the School of Education. Before coming to Carey in 2004, Morris was on the faculty of the University of South Florida, his alma mater for his Ph.D. degree. Morris earned a bachelor of art degree at Mobile University and ...

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MSU alumni receive honors

Mississippi State University is giving special recognition to four of its graduates. Lee D. Miller of Ridgeland, a 1979 transportation graduate now serving as president of Jackson-based Miller Transporters Inc., is a new MSU Alumni Association Fellow in the College of Business. Sponsored and organized by the alumni association for the 20th year, the fellows program brings graduates of distinction ...

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Mississippi Bar board gets new members

Ridgeland attorney James R. Mozingo was honored Nov. 12 for 21 years of service on the Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions, including seven years as chairman. The Board of Bar Admissions elected Jackson City Attorney Pieter Teeuwissen to serve as chair. Teeuwissen had served as vice-chair since Nov. 1, 2005. Justice James E. Graves Jr. first appointed Teeuwissen to the ...

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Pulver, Allen earn certification

Occupational therapist Tim Pulver, OTR/L, and occupational therapy assistant Shannan Allen, OTA, recently attended a two-day continuing education course in Jackson for training in stroke rehab and special certification in the SaeboFlex device. Pulver currently works with outpatient rehab at the LiveWell Center, and is also program director for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program (OTA) at Pearl River Community College’s ...

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