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Corps Vicksburg District Selects District Counsel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently selected David Dyer as its District Counsel. Dyer will serve as the senior attorney adviser to the Commander and provide legal advice to all district division chiefs, supervisors and leaders on areas such as: regulatory guidance, environmental law, real estate law, contract law, claims, Freedom of Information Act requests, ethics and ...

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Drummond joins Nail McKinney

Daniel Drummond has joined the Nail McKinney Professional Association firm as a Staff Accountant in the Tupelo office.  Daniel is a native of New Albany and a 2017 graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Master of Accountancy.  He has passed all parts of the CPA exam.

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Yamaha In-House Counsel and Butler Snow Attorneys Selected for the Yancey Memorial Award

Several Butler Snow attorneys, along with Yamaha’s in-house counsel, have been selected for the Yancey Memorial Award by the International Association of Defense Counsel. The award is given to acknowledge excellence in academic writing. The winning article, The Use of Computer-Generated Animations and Simulations at Trial, was written by Victoria Webster, senior counsel of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., and Butler ...

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Orlando R. Richmond, Sr. Inducted as a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Butler Snow’s Orlando R. Richmond, Sr. was recently inducted as a fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Fellows of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers must be attorneys duly licensed to practice in the state and federal courts, trial and appellate, or in accordance with the rules and requirements of the licensing sovereignty in which they reside. Fellows ...

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Nail McKinney promotes 3 to manager

Nail McKinney Professional Association recently promoted three Certified Public Accountants to the position of Manager. Joshua Hutcheson is a native of Booneville and a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Accountancy and a Master of Taxation. He resides in Tupelo with his wife, Kelly Williams Hutcheson and two sons, Graham and Clayton. Matthew Oaks is a native ...

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Forman Watkins & Krutz welcomes 3 new attorneys

Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP recently added attorneys Spencer Ritchie and Sampada “Sam” Kapoor to its Jackson office, and Chelsea Gaudin in its New Orleans office. Ritchie’s previous legal experience included working as an associate at a major regional law firm, as law clerk to the Hon. Rhesa H. Barksdale, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and ...

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Baker Donelson Earns Top Ten Rankings in Vault’s 2018 “Best Law Firms for Diversity”

For the sixth consecutive year, Baker Donelson has been ranked among the top 10 law firms in the country in the 2018 edition of Vault, Inc.’s “Best Law Firms for Diversity.” Baker Donelson ranked 10th in the country on Vault’s overall “Best Law Firms for Diversity” list, which includes four separate categories for diversity all weighed evenly to determine the ...

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Bryant appoints Lisa Howell Lauderdale County Court Judge

Gov. Phil Bryant announced today that he has appointed Lisa Howell Lauderdale County Court judge. Howell’s appointment is effective Nov. 1. She will replace Judge Frank M. Coleman, who is retiring Oct. 31. Howell joins Judge Veldore Young Graham on the county court bench. Howell’s post will appear on the ballot in November 2018. “Lisa’s experience in private practice and ...

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