Undergraduate: Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science.
Graduate: Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, MS, Juris Doctorate with honors, Cum Laude, 2016
Law School: Mississippi College School of Law, 2016 , MC Law Moot Court Board, Law Student Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta Honors Program, American Association for Justice, and Mississippi Association for Justice. First place in National Championship as a member of the 2016 ABA Arbitration moot court competition team. Finalist in 2015 Internal Trial Competition at Mississippi College School of Law. Selected for the Inaugural Dave Galyon Award.
Legal Experience: Participated in the Youth Court Clinic and the Guardian Ad Litem program where he represented minors in Rankin County Youth Court and served as GAL for families needing adoption services or child custody services. Worked at the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office in the DUI unit, where he assisted in the prosecution of felony DUI cases involving death, and maintained the latest DUI research and laws in Mississippi. Worked for the Rankin County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted embezzlement and larceny cases, including jury trials. Gained civil litigation experience in Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation while clerking for Bruce L. Barker, Attorney at Law, in Jackson, MS. Worked as law clerk with Eleventh Circuit Court District for Senior Circuit Court Judge Albert B. Smith, III, assisting in all felony criminal matters and civil lawsuits before the court. Worked in partnership with Arthur Calderon, forming Calderon & Williams, PLLC.
Professional Activities: Mississippi Association for Justice (MAJ), American Association for Justice (AAJ), ABA Arbitration moot court competition team.
Ed handles Workers Compensation (a no-fault insurance plan which is required for every employer in the State of Mississippi, by the Mississippi Workers Compensation Commission, with more than 5 employees except for charitable organizations and farmers. No-fault means that if you are injured at work in Mississippi, you are entitled to workers compensation benefits even if nobody did anything wrong to cause your injury.) and Personal Injury ( includes victims of car wrecks and 18 wheeler accidents, motorcycle accidents, work accidents, nursing home neglect, premises liability such as a slip and fall, medical malpractice, wrongful death, dog bites, fire accidents, pedestrian accidents, and much more.) cases for our office. You can find more about our Workers Compensation and Personal Injury cases here at our practice area section of our website.