Mississippi Employment Law Practice Handbook
This detailed handbook makes the muddied waters of employment law much clearer by guiding the reader through both the practical and procedural complexities that are employment law. Experienced legal minds worked to put together a thorough but simpler and more efficient way of finding the law or at least finding a starting point. The handbook is well outlined for easy searches and quick scans of topics so that you are not flipping through page after page wasting precious time. Federal and Mississippi law is divided up for a more comprehensive structure, and chapters include An Overview of Federal Labor and Employment Law, authored by Louis H. Watson, Jr., and Vangela M. Wade; An Overview of Mississippi Labor and Employment Law, written by R. Pepper Crutcher, Jr., and A. Matt Pesnell; Mississippi Employment Law At-Will Doctrine: Status of the Law and Current Exceptions by Daniel P. Jordan III; Mississippi Worker’s Compensation Law by Scott Clark and Phyllis Cark; The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 by Kenneth E. Milam and W. Thomas McCraney III; and Immigration and Naturalization Issues by Barry J. Walker. Employment law can be a challenge for the most experienced attorney but this very practical reference tool can help.
Foreclosure Law in Mississippi Practice Handbook
This practical and thorough handbook is the finished product of an impressive collaboration between experienced attorneys and seasoned legal scholars, making it the first of its kind in Mississippi. The manual covers both the practical and procedural aspects of foreclosure law with emphasis on the practical side. The handbook includes an introduction by Guthrie Abbott, professor of law at The University of Mississippi, with chapters including Foreclosure Procedure, authored by John C. Underwood, Jr., Alternatives to Foreclosure and Foreclosure of a Construction Loan by Mark T. Davis, Environmental Issues by Ernest G. Taylor, and Obtaining Possession by Jeffrey R. Barber and Kristina M. Johnson. Each chapter is authored by some of Mississippi’s finest lawyers and provides quick access to information when one of those not so routine cases comes up. The Foreclosure Law Practice Handbook can be a guide and training tool for legal assistants and new associates as well as a desk reference and convenient source of citations for senior partners.
This publication is meant to help attorneys just beginning domestic practice and to provide additional forms and resources for novice and seasoned attorneys. The content is essentially divided into three sections: Pre-Filing Activities; Filing and Litigation; and Closing the Case. In addition to valuable practice advice, there are over a dozen forms commonly used in contested and irreconcilable differences cases.
Bankruptcy 101 Monograph
This publication is meant to help attorneys just beginning bankruptcy practice and to provide additional forms and resources for novice and seasoned attorneys. The content is divided by stages in the bankruptcy process and is heavily populated with sample forms. Note: There is very little interpretive text to accompany the forms. Many forms are filled with sample information.
Auto Torts: How to Try a Wreck Case
This publication compiles speaker materials from the Spring 2014 Auto Torts Seminar. Topics include Representing Clients with Soft Tissue Injuries, The Importance of Credibility and Effective Cross Examination in the Auto Wreck Case, Products Liability Issues in the Auto Wreck Case, Charging the Jury/Expert Witnesses, Effective Communication with the Jury During Voir Dire, Opening and Closing Arguments, and Ethics & The Tort Claims Practitioner.
Prosecution Trends in Healthcare Litigation Seminar Materials (Single Presentation)
This publication contains presentation materials from a panel discussion of the same name held at the Spring 2014 Health Care Law Seminar. Materials are extensive and include information on The Federal False Claims Act – A Primer, Applicable Rules and Statutes, Mississippi Rules, case law and Principles of Federal Prosecution of Business Organizations.
Mid-South Conference on Bankruptcy Law Seminar Materials
This publication compiles speaker materials from the Winter 2014 Mid-South Conference on Bankruptcy Law. Topics include Student Loan Discharge Update, Bankruptcy and the Elderly, Consumer Mortgage Litigation, Business Bankruptcy Case Law Update, Mortgage Litigation Issues, Basics of the Absolute Priority Rule, A National Chapter 13 Plan?, and Ethical Considerations – Technology and the Protection of Clients’ Information.
Family Law Update Seminar Materials
This publication compiles speaker materials from the Fall 2014 Family Law Update. Topics include The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Divorce, Case History of Alienation of Affections, 20 Practical Professional Tips for ANY Attorney, Recent Developments in Child Custody Law, Guardian Ad Litem and Other Case Law Update, and The Effect of Divorce on Children.
Authentication of Social Media Evidence in Mississippi Seminar Materials (Single Presentation)
This publication contains presentation material from the 2014 Summer Criminal Law Update Seminar. The author explores various social media platforms such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and Instagram and their impact on litigation of all types.
Social Security Disability Law Seminar Materials
This publication compiles speaker materials from the Winter 2014 Social Security Disability Law Seminar. Topics include Nuts & Bolts of Social Security Practice, Mental Health and IQ Before Age 22, Credibility of Witnesses, Far More than 10 Questions You Want Your Social Security Client to Answer Correctly, Please Ask the Question! A Vocational Expert’s Perspective, and Ethics and the Social Security Disability Practitioner.