Undergraduate: University of Mississippi, Business Administration, 1998.
Law School: Mississippi College School of Law, 2000.
Legal Experience: Admitted to Practice before all Mississippi State and Federal Courts, including the Mississippi Supreme Court and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Successfully handled civil personal injury and workers’ compensation claims throughout Mississippi and other states Pro hac vice. Has appeared before all 8 current Judges in the Mississippi Worker’s Compensation Commission. Successfully represented countless number of injured clients in settlements, trials, and on appeals to the Worker’s Compensation Full Commission and to the Court of Appeals of Mississippi.
Professional Activities: American Association for Justice (AAJ), Mississippi Association for Justice (MAJ, Lifetime Member), Mississippi Bar, Capital Area Bar Association. Selected as one of the Top 50 attorneys in Mississippi by the Mississippi Business Journal, Leaders in Law 2011. Selected as one of the Top 40 under 40 Business Leaders in Mississippi by the Mississippi Business Journal 2012. Named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Mississippi Association for Justice in 2014. Selected as one of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 of 2016. Selected as one of The Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers. Selected as a finalist for Best Plaintiff’s Attorney by Jackson Free Press – Best of Jackson in 2017.
Community: Supporter of many area athletic teams. Volunteer coach for recreational youth leagues. Board Member-Madison Ridgeland Youth Club; Board Member-Livingston Homeowners’ Association; Volunteer-Mississippi Bar Lawyer in Every Classroom-Mannsdale Elementary