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Claire Barker joins Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

Claire Barker has joined the Jackson office of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, where she will practice with Wyatt’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Service Team. As a senior associate at Wyatt, Barker will concentrate her practice in the areas of government and public officials’ liability, labor and employment law and general litigation. Barker comes to Wyatt from the Jackson City ...

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Claire Barker joins Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

Claire Barker has joined the Jackson office of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, where she will practice with Wyatt’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Service Team. As a senior associate at Wyatt, Barker will concentrate her practice in the areas of government and public officials’ liability, labor and employment law and general litigation. Barker comes to Wyatt from the Jackson City ...

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Merger of CPA firms on track for October — Leaders expect a smooth transition under the new name of Haddox Reid Eubank Betts

The merger preparations between Jackson CPA firms Haddox Reid Burkes & Calhoun and Eubank Betts Hirn Wood is on schedule to be finalized by late October, officials with both firms said. Paul Calhoun, who will be the managing partner of the blended firm, doesn’t expect to skip a beat when they begin operating under the new name Haddox Reid Eubank ...

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Technology changing the way law is practiced

Attorneys look to stay in touch and informed in new-fashioned ways Like all industries and professions, the legal profession is feeling the effects of technology that’s changing the way law is practiced. Among those changes are a reduction in the number of administrative staff needed in offices, rapid access to information versus hours spent in law libraries, increased cost of ...

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CPAs give advice for end-of-year tax strategy

All eyes are focused on Congress to see if Bush Administration’s tax cuts will be extended As the year winds down and holiday festivities begin, thoughts also turn to end-of-year business and tax strategies. Two experienced certified public accountants, Jerry Levens of Gulfport and Ed Jones of Pascagoula, offer some words of advice. Levens points out that year-end planning strategy ...

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Federal healthcare reform education

Mississippi Society of CPAs leading efforts for accountants As accountants strive to understand the federal healthcare reform legislation, the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants is giving guidance by helping educate its members. Programs on the healthcare act have been held in Tupelo, Jackson and Hattiesburg with William F. Taylor as the presenter. Taylor, a CPA and community bank president ...

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Dean: Ole Miss law school most under-valued in US

New Ole Miss dean wants to tell the world of school’s value Richard Gershon took the reins as dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law last July with a vision of making the Oxford school better known nationally and internationally. “It’s the most under-valued law school in the country,” he said. “The faculty and students do great things ...

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