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Brunini attorneys listed in 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Brunini announced 14 attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers and five attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Mid-South Rising Stars. 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers are: Jackson: Matt Allen, Business Litigation; Sheldon Alston, General Litigation; Steve Carmody, Employment & Labor; Lynne Green, Estate & Probate; Trey Jones, Business Litigation; David Kaufman, Business Litigation; Sam Kelly, Construction ...

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Davis joins Mississippi State Personnel Board as general counsel

The Mississippi State Personnel Board recently announced that Richard Davis will serve as the agency’s general counsel. In this role, Davis will be chief advisor to the executive director regarding policy, procedures, and administrative programs. He will also be MSPB’s liaison to the governor’s office and legislators. Davis has more than seven years of legal experience. Prior to joining MSPB, ...

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Edney named MC School of Law’s Distinguished Alumni Lawyer of the Year

Butler Snow announced Andrea La’Verne Edney has been named Mississippi College School of Law’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Lawyer of the Year. Each year, Mississippi College’s Alumni Association recognizes one graduate from each of the school’s departments for their Alumni of the Year awards. Honorees are chosen based on service and dedication to the school, professional achievements and leadership in their ...

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Brunini attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers 2019

Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC announced regional ranking in 46 practice areas. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process. Brunini practices in Mississippi recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Law Firms Include: Jackson Tier 1: Administrative / Regulatory Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization ...

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Baker Donelson adds 5 tax attorneys to Jackson office

Baker Donelson has expanded its tax practice with the addition of five attorneys to its Jackson office. Joining Baker Donelson are C. Ted Sanderson Jr., James A. “Jay” Norris III, Leslie Bounds, William O. “Bill” Brown Jr., and Charles W. “Chuck” Goldberg Jr. Ted Sanderson joins as a shareholder with a primary focus on federal and state tax controversy and ...

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Barnes Law Firm named one of “10 Best” Estate Planning Law Firms in Mississippi

Barnes Law Firm was selected by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of the “10 Best” Estate Planning Law Firms in Mississippi. Harris H. Barnes, III, is President of Barnes Law Firm. To qualify for the “10 Best,” each candidate must be formally nominated by the Institute, client, and/or fellow Attorney; have attained the highest degree of professional ...

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Copeland Cook announces new associates

Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A., welcomed attorneys Shauncey Hunter, Dillon King, and Ian Underwood to the law firm’s Ridgeland office. Hunter joins the firm as an associate in CCTB’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights, Litigation, and Real Estate practice groups after her role as attorney-adviser to nine administrative-law judges who hear disability appeals at the Social Security Administration’s Office of ...

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JIM HOOD — Much action is needed to address opioid addiction problem in Mississippi

Interprofessional collaboration is crucial to effectively curbing our state’s addiction to opioids and adequately addressing the impact of this crisis on our families. We not only urgently need more treatment facilities, we also must address neglected and orphaned children, education of our entire community, sentencing alternatives, and generally changing the approach in pain management. Opioids don’t pick their victims, so ...

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