Government Law

The Government Law Section provides assistance and support to public and private practitioners of local government law. This Section provides a forum for Section members to share ideas, research materials and experiences in this specific field of law. The Section provides an opportunity to establish contact with leading practitioners in the field.  

Government Law Section
2023-2024 Executive Committee

Mary McKay Griffith, Cleveland
Jacks Griffith Luciano PA       
[email protected]  
(662) 843-6171    

Vice Chair
Bryan E. Dye, Olive Branch
City of Olive Branch     
[email protected]                 
(662) 892-9228         

Jaklyn Wrigley, Gulfport
Singing River Health System   
[email protected]  
(228) 822-1440      

Past Chair
Trae Sims, Ridgeland
The Sims Law Firm       
[email protected]
(601) 207-3732

Member at Large (8/2021-7/2024)
Waverly A. Harkins, Jackson
Watkins & Eager   
[email protected]   
(228) 822-1440

Member at Large (8/2022-7/2025)
Mac May, Jackson
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
[email protected]  
(601) 987-1506

Member at Large (8/2023-7/2026)
Lance Martin, Brookhaven
Allen Allen Breeland & Allen PLLC   
[email protected]
(601) 669-0490