Workers' Compensation

The Workers' Compensation Section helps its members keep abreast of developments in this rapidly growing area of legal practice. The Section is composed of attorneys who practice in the areas of unemployment compensation, social security, and workers' compensation. This Section regularly publishes newsletters and offers a section members only list serve. 

Bar Hosts the 2013 Section Orientation Session

Over 50 new Section Officers attended the FY 2013-2014 Orientation Session in August 2013. The half-day program is designed to familiarize new Section leaders with their duties and brief them on resources available to them through the Bar. This year's session included an overview by MS Bar President Guy Mitchell.

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Workers Compensation Section Officers include Carlos Moore, Chair; Chad Shook, Vice-Chair; and Roxanne Case, Secretary. 



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Kids' Chance of Mississippi is a scholarship fund established by the Mississippi Bar Foundation under the Administrative Law and Workers' Compensation Section of the Mississippi Bar to provide scholarships for children who have had a parent killed or permanently and totally disabled on the job. Kids' Chance of Mississippi provides scholarships for students to attend vocational/technical school or college. The fund brings together all those involved in workers' compensation issues: the legal, medical and business communities. Visit Kid's Chance for more information about Kid's Chance Scholarship and Applications.
Kid's Chance Scholarship Fund Pilot Mediation Project generates fees that are applied to the Kid's Scholarship Fund. Visit Kid's Chance Mediators for a list of available mediators with email addresses. 
Workers' Compensation Section
2014-2014 Executive Committee

Chad Shook 
Shook Law Firm Dispute Resolution Ser PLLC
P O Box 16867
Hattiesburg, MS 39404-6867
Phone: (601) 620-9919
Fax: (601) 554-9919

Vice Chair 
Roxanne Case 
Wells Marble & Hurst 
300 Concourse Blvd Ste 200
Ridgeland, MS 39157-2053
Phone: (601) 605-6900
Fax: (601) 605-6901

Apryl Ready 
The Ready Law Firm PLLC 
P O Box 8025
Biloxi, MS 39535-8025
Phone: (228) 435-2500
Fax: (228) 435-5035

Past Chair 
Carlos Moore 
Moore Law Office PLLC 
P O Box 1487
Grenada, MS 38902-1402
Phone: (662) 227-9940
Fax: (662) 227-9941

Member at Large (8/2013-7/2015)
Alison Goodman 
Goodman Law Firm PLLC 
PO Box 916
Tupelo, MS 38802-0916
Phone: (662) 407-0695
Fax: (662) 407-0696

Member at Large (8/2014-7/2016)
Amy Topik 
Markow Walker PA 
P O Box 13669
Jackson, MS 39236-3669
Phone: (601) 853-1911
Fax: (601) 853-8284

Member at Large (8/2014-7/2017)
Michael Darby 
Charlie Baglan & Assoc 
P O Box 1289
Batesville, MS 38606-1289
Phone: (662) 563-9400
Fax: (662) 563-4633