Undergraduate: Jackson State University, W.E.B. DuBois Honors College, B.M. in Music Performance., Cum Laude, 2012.
Law School: Mississippi College School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, 2016; American Jurisprudence Award in Business Associations and Mediation; Hearin Fellow Scholarship recipient; Tom S. Lee Scholarship recipient; National Order of Barristers; External Appellate Competition Chair of the Moot Court Board; National Finalist and Second Best Brief Zehmer Workers’ Compensation National Competition; 3rd Place Overall Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition; Quarterfinalist, Closing Argument Competition; Octofinalist, Copeland Cook Taylor and Bush Moot Court Competition; Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society; Black Law Students Association; Sports and Entertainment Law Society; American Association for Justice; Women’s Student Bar Association.
Legal Experience: Served as the Judicial Extern to the Honorable Justice Jim Kitchens of the Mississippi Supreme Court; Served as a Legal Intern for the Public Lands Division for the Mississippi Secretary of State; Served as Legal Intern for the 22nd Circuit District Attorney of Mississippi. Teaching/Research Assistant: Trial Practice, Civil Procedure and Business Associations, Mississippi College School of Law; Admitted to practice before all Mississippi State and Federal Courts, including the Mississippi Supreme Court. Admitted to practice before all Louisiana State Courts.
Professional Activities: Inns of Court(pupil); Magnolia Bar Association; Young Lawyer Division of the Mississippi Bar; Mississippi Association for Justice (MAJ).
Ray 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.