Government Law

The Government Law Section provides assistance and support to public and private practitioners of local government law. This Section provides a forum for Section members to share ideas, research materials and experiences in this specific field of law. The Section provides an opportunity to establish contact with leading practitioners in the field.  

Government Law Section
2022-2023 Executive Committee

Trae Sims, Ridgeland
Taggart Rimes & Wiggins PLLC       
[email protected]  
(601) 898-8400    

Vice Chair
Mary McKay Griffith, Cleveland
Jacks Griffith Luciano PA       
[email protected]  
(662) 843-6171       

Bryan E. Dye, Olive Branch
City of Olive Branch     
[email protected]                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
(662) 892-9228   

Past Chair
Brad Davis, Jackson
Watkins & Eager PLLC
[email protected]
(601) 965-1988

Member at Large (8/2020-7/2023)
Jessica S. Malone, Brookhaven
Allen Allen Breeland & Allen PLLC 
[email protected]
(601) 833-4361    

Member at Large (8/2021-7/2024)
Jaklyn Wrigley, Gulfport
Singing River Health System   
[email protected]  
(228) 822-1440    

Member at Large (8/2022-7/2025)
Waverly A. Harkins, Jackson
Watkins & Eager   
[email protected]   
(228) 822-1440