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Edney receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Butler Snow announced that Andrea La’Verne Edney received the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association. Beginning in 2007, the award has been given annually to honor a Mississippi female lawyer who has served as a trailblazer for women in the profession. Edney is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and practices within the pharmaceutical, medical ...

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Female attorneys receive statewide recognition

The Mississippi Women Lawyers Association has awarded its top honors this year to two female attorneys. Mississippi College School of Law Dean Patricia W. Bennett, of Clinton, received the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award, which is given annually to honor a Mississippi female lawyer who has served as a trailblazer for women in the profession. Tiffany P. Grove, of Raymond, received ...

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Jessica Dupont makes Gulf Coast business leader ranking

Attorney Jessica Dupont has been named a Top Ten Business Leader Under 40 by The Sun Herald and The Journal of South Mississippi Business. Dupont is now listed in the Roland Weeks’ Leadership Hall of Fame and has been described by the publications as being “a strong, up-and-coming young business leader” on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Dupont is president-elect of ...

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Guice named best by Association

Local attorney Judy Guice has been named Mississippi’s Outstanding Woman Lawyer of the Year by the Mississippi Women Lawyer’s Association. Although Guice has practiced law in Biloxi for almost 30 years, she has become known in recent years for her tough but compassionate representation of Hurricane Katrina victims. She argued the recent landmark case of Corban v. USAA before the ...

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Graves remains passionate about children

    Tiffany Graves is an associate at the Jackson firm Watkins & Eager, PLLC, where she works as a corporate employer litigator and counselor, but she remains passionate about the state’s underserved children.   Graves, who grew up in Winchester, Va., and obtained her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, came to Mississippi as the ...

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