Wise Carter recently hosted the second event in the series, Focus on Jackson. The luncheon featured Ben Allen, President of Downtown Jackson Partners. Ben gave an informative presentation on new developments in the downtown area. For more information on the series and upcoming events, contact Angie Artman Walker at email@example.com.
Andy Sweat will moderate a program at the upcoming MWCEA Conference in Biloxi. The program is titled, Return to Work—Really?? The Ins and Outs of How Early Vocational Rehabilitation Really Produces Results! More more information visit www.mwcea.org
Last fall, the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission undertook a substantial revision of both its General and Procedural Rules. Amended Rules became effective on January 18, 2018,and can be viewed here https://mwcc.ms.gov/pdf/MWCCGeneralandProceduralRules4.pdf .. Read More
A provision in the new tax reform bill provides the potential for significant tax savings on realized capital gains that are rolled into new investment vehicles known as Qualified Opportunity Funds. Certain low-income census tracts, and certain contiguous tracts, are eligible for nomination as Opportunity Zones, and businesses, developers and other entities holding tangible property or real estate .. Read More
We are excited about the changes to our building and new development in downtown Jackson.
Ashley W. Gunn, associate in the firm's Gulfport office, has been selected to join The Mississippi Bar's Leadership Forum 2018. Her application was chosen from a competitive selection process and showed the initiative necessary for the effective guidance of peers in the legal profession. The Forum's mission is to prepare Mississippi lawyers for future opportunities in leadership roles. .. Read More
Andrew Sweat, Virginia Gautier and Jennifer Scott recently attended the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network's annual Fall Conference on October 19, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference focuses on workers' compensation issues that affect employers and carriers.
Russell Nobile has been appointed by U.S. Representative Gregg Harper to serve as a member of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission's Board of Advisors
Wise Carter attorney Russell Nobile has been appointed by U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper to serve as a member of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Board of Advisors. Mr. Nobile will serve as one of two appointees to represent the U. S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration, of which congressman Harper is the chairman. .. Read More
Wise Carter continues to grow its presence on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with the recent addition of three attorneys to our Gulf Coast Office. We are pleased to announce that David Goff (shareholder), Steve Simpson (Special Counsel) and Anna Outzen (associate) have joined the firm.
Our Wise Carter Gulf Coast Office has moved to a new location:
Two Wise Carter attorneys are among those who contributed to a recently published special issue of the Mississippi Law Journal commemorating the retirement of Professor George C. Cochran. Michael B. Wallace authored "George Cochran and the Defense of Liberty," 85 Miss. L. Journ. 1023 (2017). James L. Robertson provided "The Unforgettable George C. Cochran," 85 Miss L. Journ. 1013 (2017 .. Read More
D. Jason Childress Accepts Opportunity to Serve as Adjunct Professor of Insurance Law at Mississippi College School of Law
Wise Carter is pleased to announce that D. Jason Childress will serve as an adjunct professor at Mississippi College School of Law, where he will teach Insurance Law (formerly taught by the late Professor Jeffrey Jackson) for the 2017 Spring Semester. While in law school, Jason worked extensively under the mentorship of Professor Jackson and partnered with him on several projects thereafter. .. Read More