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Eugene Starks named Vice President of NAHU

Jackson resident Eugene Starks was named Vice President of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) Board of Trustees. Starks works as a Partner with Benefit Administration Services Ltd., an employee benefits TPA, consulting, and brokerage firm based in Ridgeland. He is also a Partner and founding member of Acuity Group, an agency dedicated to providing comprehensive employee benefits solutions. ...

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11 Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush Lawyers recognized

Copleand, Cook, Taylor & Bush announced that 11 lawyers were included in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers. Glen Bush: Oil and Gas Law and Energy Law Greg Copeland: Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law and Bet-the-Company Litigation John MacNeill: Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants and Litigation- Insurance William McDonough: Lawyer of the Year-Insurance Jim Moore: Lawyer of the Year- Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation- ...

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Phelps attorney Wyly named “Lawyer of the Year” in Gulfport

The Best Lawyers in America recognized Phelps Dunbar attorney James G. Wyly III as “Lawyer of the Year” in the Gulfport chapter of its 2020 annual rankings. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Wyly was selected in the category of Personal Injury ...

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Martin Crump nationally recognized by Best Lawyers in America

Davis & Crump Attorneys at Law has announced that Martin Crump has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 26th edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in product liability litigation. The Best Lawyers organization compiles consensus opinions of respected lawyers in making their determinations. Crump’s professional abilities have been evaluated and recommended by attorneys ...

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Community Bank promotes Ashton Johnston

Ashton Johnston has been named Internal Audit Officer. A native of Pearl, Johnston recently served as Internal Auditor and has been in banking for four years. In his new role, Johnston will perform and review operational and office audits covering a wide variety of business processes for the bank. Johnston is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor ...

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Three Phelps attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year” in Jackson

The Best Lawyers in America recognized three Phelps Dunbar attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” in the Jackson chapter of its 2020 annual rankings. Firmwide, 14 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in cities throughout Phelps’ footprint. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and ...

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Employees honored for service at Mississippi State Hospital

Mississippi State Hospital honored employees with August anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital. Service awards are given to MSH employees in the month of their date of hire, beginning with one year and followed by every fifth anniversary year. Employees receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a Service Award Pin. The program is sponsored by Friends of ...

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Community Bank’s North Region promotes Lindsey and Ward

Angie Lindsey has been named Loan Officer. Jennifer Ward has been named Senior Vice President. A native of Tupelo, Lindsey recently served as Loan Assistant and has been in banking for ten years. In her new role, Lindsey will continue to focus on assisting consumers with all of their banking needs. Lindsey is a graduate of University of Mississippi with ...

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Community Bank’s Coast Region promotes Kelley, Delcambre and Black

Leslie Kelley has been named Senior Vice President of Business Development. Amy Delcambre has been named Senior Vice President. Dylan Black has been named Assistant Vice President. A native of Ocean Springs, Kelley recently served as Vice President of Business Development and has been in banking for sixteen years. In her new role, Kelley will continue to provide leadership in ...

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Baker Donelson’s Jackson office lands 32 on Best Lawyers list

Baker Donelson announced that 284 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Thirty-seven of the Firm’s attorneys were also recognized by Best Lawyers as “Lawyers of the Year,” a designation given to a select group of individuals in high-profile specialties in large legal communities. Only one ...

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