Appellate Practice

The purpose of the Appellate Practice Section is to promote the skillful, efficient, and effective practice of appellate law and oral advocacy before our appellate courts.

 

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Appellate Practice Section
2016-2017 Executive Committee

Chair
Todd Butler
Phelps Dunbar
P O Box 16114
Jackson, MS 39236-6114
Phone: (601) 360-9366
Fax: (601) 360-9777
Email: butlert@phelps.com

Vice Chair
Amy Champagne
Baker Donelson
P O Box 14167
Jackson, MS 39236-4167
Phone: (601) 351-2400
Fax: (601) 974-8912
Email: achampagne@bakerdonelson.com

Secretary
Will Bardwell
Southern Poverty Law Center
111 E Capitol St Ste 280
Jackson, MS 39201-2114
Phone: (601) 948-8882
Fax:
Email: will.bardwell@splcenter.org

Past Chair
Margaret Cupples
Bradley
P O Box 1789
Jackson, MS 39215-1789
Phone: (601) 592-9914
Fax: (601) 592-1414
Email: mcupples@bradley.com

Member at Large (8/2014-7/2017)
Meta Copeland
MS College School of Law
151 E Griffith St
Jackson, MS 39201-1302
Phone: (601) 925-7192
Fax: (601) 925-7185
Email: mcopelan@mc.edu

Member at Large (8/2015-7/2018)
Kaytie Pickett
Jones Walker
P O Box 427
Jackson, MS 39205-0427
Phone: (601) 709-3344
Fax: (601) 949-4804
Email: kpickett@joneswalker.com

Member at Large (8/2016-7/2019)
Taylor McNeel
Brunini Grantham Grower & Hewes
P O Box 127
Biloxi, MS 39533-0127
Phone: (228) 435-8312
Fax: (228) 435-0639
Email: tmcneel@brunini.com