The Litigation Section is involved in a wide range of activities of interest to the civil litigator, the general practitioner and to the bench. Through newsletters, email services, and CLE Seminars, this Section analyzes, discusses, and provides methods and services designed to promote justice in our courts. As a service to Mississippi attorneys, this Section also publishes the Mississippi Rules Annotated.

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The Fifth Circuit~
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Litigation Section
2021-2022 Executive Committee

Lee Ann Thigpen, Jackson
Robins Kaplan, LLP
(601) 942-1976

Vice Chair
Kyle V. Miller, Ridgeland
Butler Snow   
(601) 985-4514    

Julie Gresham, Pascagoula
Huntington Ingalls Industry       
(228) 935-3662    

Past Chair
Brian Hyneman, Oxford
Hickman Goza & Spragins PLLC  
(662) 234-4000    

Member at Large (8/2019-7/2022)
Christy Malatesta, Jackson      
Daniel Coker Horton & Bell  
(601) 969-7607

Member at Large (8/2020-7/2023)
John Graham, Ridgeland
Jernigan Copeland Attorneys PLLC       
(601) 427-0048

Member at Large (8/2021-7/2024)