Summer MMA 2018

June 27 & 28, 2018

Location: Beau Rivage Resort – Biloxi, MS


Wednesday, June 27

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

The Opiod Crisis and What it Means to Municipal Budgets
Sheila M. Bossier, Esq.
Bossier & Associates
Jackson, MS

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Legislative Update – What’s Going on in Jackson?
Rep. Mark C. Baker, Sr.
Baker Law Firm
Brandon, MS

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Ethical and Professional Considerations in Monitoring Employees’ Social Media
David Ringer, Esq.
Ringer Law Firm
Florence, MS

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Business Meeting – General Issues and Election of New Officer(s)


Thursday, June 28

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Registration continued
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Seeking Justice for All – The Role of the Municipality in Bail for Under-Represented Populations
Asst. Professor Cliff Johnson
Director, MacArthur Justice Center
University of Mississippi School of Law

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Attorney General’s Opinions Update
Leigh Triche Janous, Esq.
Office of the Attorney General
Jackson, MS

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Sex, Gender, Same-Sex Marriage & Transgender Employees: What It All Means
Jaklyn Wrigley, Esq.
Fisher & Phillips, LLP
Gulfport, MS

11:45 a.m. Adjourn

Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk–ins will be accepted on a space–available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar.

Pre–registration is encouraged.



Please complete the registration form and return it along with your payment to the address listed on the form. You can register online using our secure online registration website. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your Visa or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267. Registrants will receive additional information with their written confirmation from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi and Tennessee Commissions on Continuing Legal Education for up to 6 CLE credits, including 1 hour of Ethics. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.


Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Two business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • One business day prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds. In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

Hotel Accommodations

Convenient accommodations are available at the Beau Rivage Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi. Please call the hotel directly at 888-383-7037 to reserve your room.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore-Cain at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.