2014 Mississippi Bar Economic Survey Results
posted: August 13, 2015

The 2014 Mississippi Bar Economic Survey was administered electronically in June, 2015. The accounting firm of Grantham Poole was responsible for the administration and tabulation of the survey and its results. A total of 875 members responded and completed the survey. The last economic survey w...   >> more >>

Award Recipients Recognized at 2015 Annual Meeting
posted: July 17, 2015

2015 Awards were presented last week in Destin. Awards presented were: Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division Outstanding Young Lawyer Award – Jeremy England, Ocean springs; Mississippi Bar Women In The Profession Committee Susie Blue Buchanan Award – Karen Sawyer, Gulfport; Chief Justice's Awar...   >> more >>

Roy Campbell Assumes Duties as President for 2015-16
posted: July 17, 2015

At last week's Annual Meeting officers were installed for the Bar. At the Farewell Brunch in Destin, Chief Justice Bill Waller administered the oath of office to Roy Campbell III of Jackson as President of The Mississippi Bar for 2015-16. Briggs Hopson of Vicksburg assumed the duties of Presiden...   >> more >>

The Bar is on Twitter
posted: June 12, 2015

The Mississippi Bar is now on Twitter. You can follow here @TheMSBar.

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W. Briggs Hopson III Elected President-Elect
posted: February 10, 2015

The ballots for the 2015 Bar elections were certified to the Bar by VR Election Services Thursday morning following the Wednesday voting deadline. Briggs Hopson of Vicksburg was elected President-Elect of The Mississippi Bar. His term as President-Elect will begin at the conclusion of the 2015 A...   >> more >>

Board of Commissioners Adopt Deposition Guidelines
posted: January 20, 2015

The Bar’s Board of Commissioners adopted Deposition Guidelines at its November 2014 meeting. In 2012, the Professionalism Committee began working on the guidelines in response to frequent reports to the General Counsel’s office of unprofessional attorney conduct at depositions. The purpose of th...   >> more >>

Supreme Court Establishes Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program as a Separate Entity
posted: January 20, 2015

The Mississippi Bar is excited to report that on January 15, 2015, the Supreme Court of Mississippi issued an Order establishing The Mississippi Bar Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program as an entity separate from the Court’s disciplinary agents.  The Court also issued Rules governing the operat...   >> more >>

2014 Pro Bono Survey Results
posted: April 15, 2014

The 2014 Pro Bono Survey was administered electronically to all members of The Mississippi Bar in February. The questions for the survey were suggested by the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP) in consultation with The Mississippi Bar. The results of the survey can be found   >> more >>

Shipping with Fedex is Rewarding
posted: April 4, 2014

Bar members save up to 26% shipping with Fedex.  You are already using Fedex,...   >> more >>