The Litigation Section is involved in a wide range of activities of interest to the civil litigator, the general practitioner and to the bench. Through newsletters, email services, and CLE Seminars, this Section analyzes, discusses, and provides methods and services designed to promote justice in our courts. As a service to Mississippi attorneys, this Section also publishes the Mississippi Rules Annotated.

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The Mississippi Supreme Court~
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The Fifth Circuit~
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Mississippi State Court Judges:
Information, motion setting, docket, etc.


Litigation Section
2023-2024 Executive Committee

Julie Gresham, Pascagoula
Huntington Ingalls Industry     
[email protected]       
(228) 935-3662  

Vice Chair
Christy Malatesta, Jackson      
The Hartford   
[email protected] 
(601) 969-7607 

John Graham, Ridgeland
Jernigan Copeland Attorneys PLLC   
[email protected]       
(601) 427-0048

Past Chair
Kyle V. Miller, Ridgeland
Butler Snow
[email protected]   
(601) 985-4514 

Member at Large (8/2021-7/2024)
S. Katherine Embry, Oxford      
Mayo Mallette PLLC    
[email protected]  
(662) 236-0055 

Member at Large (8/2022-7/2025)
James "Trey" Gunn III, Jackson      
Carroll Warren & Parker    
[email protected]  
(601) 592-1010 

Member at Large (8/2023-7/2026)
Kristi Rogers Brown, Gulfport
Daniel Coker Horton & Bell  
[email protected]
(228) 864-8117