James B. Kelly has been elected as Editor-in-Chief of Volume 87 of the Mississippi Law Journal. Kelly is a second-year law student from Brandon, MS and a member of the law school’s Moot Court Board. He received his bachelor’s degree in government from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
“It is an honor to serve as Editor-in-Chief of the Mississippi Law Journal,” said Kelly. “I look forward to working with our members, subscribers, alumni, faculty, and other partners to build on the Journal‘s strong foundation, and I am excited about the opportunities ahead!”
After his first year of law school, Kelly worked as a summer associate at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A., and Maron Marvel Bradley & Anderson, LLC, all in Jackson. Additionally, he has served as a judicial extern to United States District Judge Michael P. Mills in Oxford and United States Bankruptcy Judge Neil P. Olack in Jackson. This summer, Kelly will be working as a summer associate at Sidley Austin LLP in Dallas, and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Jackson.