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3-peat for Kings of Moot Court: Ole Miss law students roll up another national title

OXFORD, Mississippi – The University of Mississippi School of Law made history this weekend by grabbing its third moot court national championship this year, the first time the law school has achieved such a milestone. Second-year students David Fletcher of Jackson and Brett Grantham of Corinth, along with third-year Will Widman of Birmingham, won the National Professional Responsibility Moot Court Competition at Robert ...

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Law school hires McCullouch

The University of Mississippi School of Law has hired John McCullouch as its associate dean for outreach, putting him in charge of the school’s placement, recruiting and outreach efforts in the Jackson metro area. McCullouch, a Louisville native, previously had a 28-year career with BellSouth, ultimately serving as state general counsel and then as president of the company’s operations. McCullouch ...

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UM Law welcomes McCullouch

The University of Mississippi School of Law has hired John McCullouch as its associate dean for outreach, putting him in charge of the school’s placement, recruiting and outreach efforts in the Jackson metro area. McCullouch, a Louisville native, previously had a 28-year career with BellSouth, ultimately serving as state general counsel and then as president of the company’s operations. McCullouch ...

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Eastland, Barrier in the news

Woods Eastland, board chairman of Staplcotn Cooperative Association and Staplcotn Discount Corporation in Greenwood is the recipient of the 2012 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award. The award, named for the late California industry leader and past NCC President Harry S. Baker, is presented annually to a deserving individual who has provided extraordinary service, leadership and dedication to the U.S. ...

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UM law school to offer first-in-nation LL.M in Air & Space law

The University of Mississippi School of Law will launch the nation’s first LL.M. in Air and Space Law in the fall, with the degree program being available both on campus and online and as a full-time or part-time program. Once it receives the necessary approvals, including the American Bar Association acquiescence – expected this month – the Oxford-based law school ...

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Hertwig added at firm

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has added Adria Hertwig in its Jackson office. Hertwig joins the firm as an associate in the advocacy department where she assists clients on a variety of business-related litigation matters. She is a 2012 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law where she was the recipient of the ...

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Firm adds associates

Birmingham, Ala.-based Balch & Bingham, LLP has added new associates in its Gulfport and Jackson offices. Bryan Sawyers is a member of the Litigation Section in Gulfport. He has a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law and an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee. Ben Bryant is a member of the Litigation Section in Jackson. He ...

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Firm adds Golmon

Stacey Woodruff Golmon has joined the Holcomb Dunbar law firm in Oxford, and will concentrate her practice in criminal defense and family law. Golmon is a 1996 graduate of University of Mississippi School of Law where she served as a member of the Mississippi Law Journal staff and Moot Court Board. Before Ole Miss, Golmon graduated with honors from Mississippi ...

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Five inducted into hall

Five alumni of the University of Mississippi School of Law have been inducted into the 2012 Law Alumni Hall of Fame. The inductees are: the late William M. Champion and the late Thomas R. Ethridge, both of Oxford; Lawrence J. Franck of Madison; Frank D. Montague Jr. of Hattiesburg; and Lenore L. Prather of Columbus. Champion, a 1961 graduate and ...

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Job outlook optimistic for law graduates

How does the job market look for this year’s law graduates? Officials with the states two law schools, Mississippi College School of Law and the University of Mississippi School of Law, are optimistic about the outlook. “Considering the number of calls we have recently received from firms seeking full-time employees, I think the prospects for the Class of 2012 look ...

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