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Wicks named a Nation’s Best Advocate: Top 40 Under 40 by National Bar Association

Ashley N Wicks

Butler Snow’s Ashley N. Wicks has been named as one of the Nation’s Best Advocates: Top 40 Under 40 by the National Bar Association.

This award from the nation’s oldest and largest association of predominantly African-American lawyers, judges, educators and law students recognizes America’s top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement in the legal field.

Wicks focuses her practice on public finance and a host of tax issues including public finance tax, state and local taxation and tax credits. She is a frequent speaker at legal conferences across the nation, seminars and CLEs on these topics. Wicks has also been honored by the Mississippi Business Journal as a Top 10 in its Top 50 Under 40 class and by Super Lawyers as a Mid-South Rising Star in business tax. She is a Fellow of the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity.

Wicks is licensed to practice in Mississippi, Texas, District of Columbia and the U.S. Districts Courts of Mississippi: northern and southern. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Capital Area Bar Association, Jackson Young Lawyers, Magnolia Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Bond Lawyers and the National Bar Association. Wicks received her undergraduate and master’s degree from Jackson State University, her Juris Doctor from Tulane University and her Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Alabama.


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