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Currie Johnson Named to Tier 1 Rankings by Best Lawyers
U.S. News-Best Lawyers has released its 2022 rankings, listing Currie Johnson & Myers as a regional Tier 1 law firm in the practice areas of Insurance Law, Litigation-Insurance, Medical Malpractice Law- Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation- Defendants.
Best Lawyers 2022 List
The firm congratulates the following lawyers for being named to the 2022 Best Lawyers list: Edward J. Currie, Jr. Insurance Law Litigation – Insurance Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Whitman B. Johnson, III Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Michael F. Myers Litigation – Insurance Insurance Law William H. Creel, Jr. Litigation – Insurance Insurance Law […]
McKay named DRI State Representative
Lisa W. McKay has been named the State’s Representative to the Defense Research Institute (DRI) for a 3-year term beginning in January 2019.
Seymour named Singing River Electric Board Attorney
On July 1, 2019, Amanda Seymour of the firm’s gulf coast office was selected as Board Attorney for the Singing River Electric Cooperative.
Shields selected to the American Board of Trial Advocates
Frances R. Shields was recently selected as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”). ABOTA is an invitation-only organization for which members must have extensive trial experience spanning many years.
McKay obtained summary judgment in restaurant negligence suit
Lisa W. McKay obtained summary judgment in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi on behalf of a local restaurant that allegedly served food containing a foreign object.
Cowan & Johnson Summary Judgment Upheld By Court Of Appeals
Becky Cowan obtained summary judgment in a lawsuit filed against a financial consultant and his limited liability company for acts committed by an individual who worked in his office as a life insurance and securities salesman. That individual obtained certain monies from the plaintiff, which the plaintiff claimed were investments with a mutual company the […]
Abide Re-Appointed City Attorney
Peter Abide, shareholder in the Gulf Coast office, was re-appointed as City Attorney of Biloxi.
Shields Obtains Summary Judgment In Premises Case
Frances R. Shields was granted summary judgment on behalf of an apartment complex based on allegations of premises negligence. The Court of Appeals affirmed the Circuit Court’s judgment and the Supreme Court denied the plaintiff’s Petition for Writ of Certiorari.
McKay Named President of MDLA
Lisa Williams McKay, managing partner of the Firm and resident in the Jackson office, is serving as the 2017 President of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. Organized in 1965, the MDLA is comprised of over 600 Mississippi attorneys practicing in the defense of civil litigation in state and federal courts.