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Bar to Host Magna Carta Traveling Exhibit at Old Capitol Museum in Jackson
posted: February 13, 2017

The American Bar Association has joined with the Library of Congress and its Law Library to present a special traveling exhibit commemorating the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta. The Mississippi Bar along with the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson will host the traveling e...   >> more >>

2017 Outstanding Young Lawyer Award Nominations
posted: February 9, 2017

Each year the Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar selects a Young Lawyer who is deemed to be the Outstanding Young Lawyer of Mississippi for the year based on his or her contributions to both the Bar and community, state and country. This person exemplifies the degree of ethical, moral...   >> more >>

2017 MB Award Nominees Solicited
posted: February 9, 2017

Nominees are being accepted for the three awards presented each year during the Bar's Annual Meeting to individuals that have made significant contributions to the legal profession. The Awards are as outlined.  Distinguished Service Award granted to a lawyer or lay person for outstanding achieve...   >> more >>

Officers and Directors Elected for the Bar's Young Lawyers Division
posted: February 9, 2017

The ballots for the 2017 Young Lawyers Division elections were tabulated on Tuesday, January 31, by Survey & Ballot Systems. Ann Marie M. Pate of Cleveland was elected President-Elect of the Young Lawyers Division. Her term will begin at the conclusion of the 2017 Annual Meeting. Also electe...   >> more >>

Patricia W. Bennett of Jackson Elected President-Elect of The Mississippi Bar
posted: February 9, 2017

The ballots for the 2017 Bar elections were certified to the Bar by Survey and Ballot Systems following the voting deadline on January 31.  Pat Bennett of Jackson was elected President-Elect of The Mississippi Bar.  Pat’s term as President-Elect will begin at the conclusion of the 2017 Annual Me...   >> more >>

Deanne Mosley Selected as New Executive Director of The Bar
posted: January 25, 2017

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The Bar announces Deanne Mosley as the new Executive Director of the association effective May 1, 2017. She will succeed Larry Houchins who is retiring from this position, which h...   >> more >>

Mississippi High School Mock Trial Competition - Jackson Regional Results
posted: January 23, 2017

The Jackson Regional of the 34th Annual High School Mock Trial Competition, sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar, was completed on Saturday, January 21 at Mississippi College School of Law. The eight winners of the Jackson Regional Competition are as follows: Brandon Hi...   >> more >>

Judges Needed for the 2017 Mississippi High School Mock Trial Statewide Competition – March 3-4
posted: January 19, 2017

Attorney volunteers are needed to judge during the 2017 Mississippi High School Mock Trial Statewide Competition. The Statewide Competition (Jackson) will be held on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. Please sign up to judge by filling out the   >> more >>

Mississippi Free Legal Answers - Mississippi's Free Online Legal Help Website
posted: January 10, 2017

Last August, the Mississippi Access to Justice Commission joined the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project in launching Mississippi Free Legal Answers, Mississippi's first-ever, free online legal help website, available at   >> more >>