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MBJ PROFILE: Cheri Turnage Gatlin

It was a typical day in the life of Cheri Turnage Gatlin, the managing partner of the Jackson office of Burr & Forman, LLP. Her office phone rang almost incessantly, the price one pays for being known as a go-to person in the field of construction law. An associate poked his head to ask a quick question, which led to ...

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Rocray joins Burr & Forman

Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that John N. Rocray has joined as counsel to the firm’s Jackson office as part of its ongoing strategic expansion across the Southeast. Rocray’s practice focuses on fidelity and surety law, construction law, insurance defense/coverage, product liability and commercial litigation. He has tried cases throughout the State of Ohio as well as ...

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Rocray joins Burr & Forman

Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that John N. Rocray has joined as counsel to the firm’s Jackson office as part of its ongoing strategic expansion across the Southeast. Rocray’s practice focuses on fidelity and surety law, construction law, insurance defense/coverage, product liability and commercial litigation. He has tried cases throughout the State of Ohio as well as ...

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Time may have run out on billable hours

Law firms adjust to troubled economy Over the past couple of years, as the economy soured, numerous headlines nationwide began proclaiming the death of the billable-hour model used by law firms. With money tight, clients are looking for options such as alternative or flat fees, according to reports. That trend is being seen here in Mississippi. However, local law firms ...

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Q&A: Dorsey Carson, Partner, Burr & Forman (Jackson office)

Dorsey Carson Jr. ruins a good lawyer joke. Laid back, personable, easy to laugh with an affinity for music and art, he hardly meets the “buttoned-down” attorney stereotype. However, he is a serious lawyer. Following a stellar collegiate career during which he graduated magna cum laude from Mississippi State University, Carson has built a reputation as a go-to attorney in ...

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Dannheim added at Burr & Forman

The Jackson office of Burr & Forman is pleased to announce that Katrina L. Dannheim has joined the office as an associate in the General Litigation section. Dannheim earned her J.D., summa cum laude, in 2008 from the Mississippi College School of Law, where she was the Law Review articles editor, a member of the Moot Court Board and the ...

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Dannheim added at Burr & Forman

The Jackson office of Burr & Forman is pleased to announce that Katrina L. Dannheim has joined the office as an associate in the General Litigation section. Dannheim earned her J.D., summa cum laude, in 2008 from the Mississippi College School of Law, where she was the Law Review articles editor, a member of the Moot Court Board and the ...

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