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Vicki R. Slater

Vicki R. Slater, Attorney at Law The dedicated work of Vicki Slater has been recognized with several outstanding awards. In 2008 she was named Consumer Advocate of the Year by the Mississippi Association for Justice (MAJ), the same professional organization that in 2009 presented her with awards for Woman Advocate of the Year and Trial Lawyer of the Year. A ...

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Jim M. Greenlee

Holcomb Dunbar, P.A. A former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, Jim Greenlee joined the Holcomb Dunbar law firm in Oxford this past summer. Greenlee will concentrate his practice on aiding businesses and not-for-profits in risk avoidance and compliance matters, and will focus on assisting businesses in the prevention and mitigation of regulatory or criminal exposure, healthcare fraud ...

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Charles P. Adams Jr.

Adams and Reese, LLP During the 10 years Charles P. “Chuck” Adams Jr. has served as managing partner of Adams and Reese LLP, in addition to being responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm’s operations, he has been instrumental in the regional growth of the firm, including every phase of the firm’s mergers and office openings in Birmingham, Ala., ...

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James D. Holland

Page Kruger & Holland, P.A. Lawyers often get a bad rap when, in fact, most work very long hours, practice with integrity and give time and money to support charitable organizations in the community. “There are many wonderful attorneys here in Mississippi, lawyers who practice law the right way,” said James D. Holland, who is a member of Page, Kruger ...

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Mark A. Chinn

Chinn & Associates PLLC When Mark Chinn started his solo practice in 1988, he had “a fear of bankruptcy” in his heart. Being a solo practitioner is no easy path to success. But now in addition to his family law practice, Chinn has had books published by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is in demand nationwide as a motivational ...

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W.C. Trotter III

Garrard & Trotter, LLP W.C. Trotter, or “Cham” as he’s known around the Delta, is one of the two, and the longest serving, Mississippi lawyers in the American Bar Association House of Delegates. A partner in the Belzoni firm of Garrard & Trotter, he believes his ABA service has given him an opportunity to provide communication between the state’s legal ...

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Samuel D. Habeeb

Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy, LLP Over the past 17 years Samuel David Habeeb, a partner with Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy, LLP, Jackson, has developed expertise in defense of medical malpractice and toxic tort litigation such as mesothelioma, asbestosis, silicosis and benzene related disease litigation. He serves as national coordinating counsel for a manufacturer and its affiliated ...

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Harris H. “Trip” Barnes

Barnes, McGee & Associates, P.A. Hard work is no stranger to Trip Barnes, who started pushing a lawnmower at Connell and Company Plantation in Sherard at the tender age of seven when he could barely reach the handle.  At age nine his father elevated him to a self-propelled mower. By age 12 he was checking cotton fields for insects and ...

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Richard C. Roberts III

Law Offices of Richard C. Roberts III Richard C. Roberts III has practiced divorce and family law in his hometown of Jackson for 34 years. Prior to opening his law office in 1982, he practiced law with a firm specializing in labor relations on behalf of management where his practice centered primarily on federal court litigation. John M. McCullough, retired ...

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James A. Peden Jr.

Stennett Wilkinson & Peden P.A. After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Mississippi in 1966, James Peden Jr. found himself in England pursuing post-graduate studies as a Fullbright Scholar. But Peden eventually returned to his adopted home state of Mississippi and became a lawyer. Now a principal with Jackson law firm Stennett, Wilkinson & Peden, the Florida native ...

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