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.