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Jones Walker adds Buckman

Ashley Buckman has joined Jones Walker in the Jackson office as a government relations specialist. Buckman will practice in the Government Relations Practice Group, and joined the firm effective Jan. 3. Buckman represents clients before the Mississippi state legislature and administrative agencies. She has served in various capacities in state government as well as in non-profit agencies. She is a ...

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‘26’ backers see amendment as ‘kill shot’ to abortion in U.S.

Legal scholars who have studied the proposed “personhood” amendment to the Mississippi Constitution can agree on this: They have a much better idea of what the sweeping amendment could do than what it will do. They also agree that if passed Nov. 8, lawyers representing opponents of the anti-abortion measure will be in federal court the next day. They will ...

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MC Law welcomes Hawkins

Russ Hawkins was recently hired as the director of finance and administration for Mississippi College School of Law. Hawkins has a master’s degree in business administration from Mississippi College and an undergraduate degree in business administration from Millsaps College. Prior to joining the law school staff, Hawkins served as accounting/management consultant for RMHawk, LLC.

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An inspiration to all

Whenever I encounter passionate and enthusiastic leaders, I am always curious to learn more about them and the organizations they lead. Anyone who has met dean Jim Rosenblatt of the Mississippi College School of Law (MC Law) quickly recognizes that he is one of those kinds of leaders. His boundless energy and excitement about the institution is inspirational. I am ...

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Blackwood to moderate panel discussion

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, attorney Kelly R. Blackwood, a member of the firm’s Environmental & Toxic Tort practice group, will moderate a panel during a Feb. 18 Mississippi College School of Law symposium on the Gulf oil spill. The keynote speaker for the event is Kenneth R. Feinberg, administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility. Blackwood’s practice involves regulatory ...

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Hopkins receives honorary law degree

Major General Al Hopkins (Ret.) has been awarded an honorary master of laws degree by the board of trustees of the Mississippi College School of Law. According to MC Law Dean Jim Rosenblatt, Hopkins “played a significant role in helping our law school gain the national recognition it enjoys today.” After graduating from the University of Mississippi School of Law ...

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Copeland named coordinator at MC Law School

Susan Copeland recently was named coordinator of international programs at the Mississippi College School of Law. She previously worked as a self-employed contract attorney working primarily in insurance litigation. Copeland earned a bachelor’s degree in finance, master’s degree in higher education and student personnel and a juris doctorate from the University of Mississippi.

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Q&A: Jim Rosenblatt, Dean, Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson

Looking to serve More and more law students looking for service jobs A native of tiny Ft. Adams, Jim Rosenblatt is dean of the Mississippi College School of Law.  A former judge advocate general (JAG) with the U.S. military, he served 30 years in a variety of postings worldwide. Rosenblatt also is an accomplished lecturer and has been published in several ...

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