Holcomb Dunbar - North Mississippi Attorneys

Edward R. (Russ) McNees

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icon-email    rmcnees@holcombdunbar.com    icon-phone    (662) 234-8775  |  Legal Assistant: Marcy Hinton (email)

PRACTICE AREAS

  •  Civil Litigation, Insurance Coverage and Defense, DUI and Criminal Defense

 

GOVERNMENT SERVICE

  • Law Clerk to Judge W. Swan Yerger, Hinds County Circuit Court (2006-2007)
  • Oxford University Transit Commission, Commissioner (2014 – present)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

  • Named to Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” List (2010 – 2014)
  • Sergeant-at-Arms, Oxford-Ole Miss Rotary Club (2011-2012)
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 (2012)
  • Vice-President, Tri-County Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Lafayette County Bar Association
  • Tri-County Bar Association
  • United Way Community Investment Committee
  • Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lafayette (2014)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Mississippi (State and Federal courts)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits

ABOUT

Edward Russell McNees (“Russ”) was born in 1980 in Jackson, Mississippi. Russ graduated, summa cum laude, from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2003, and obtained his law degree from the University of Mississippi in 2006, graduating magna cum laude. While in law school, Russ was a member of the Moot Court Board, serving on the Membership Competition Committee. He also received the Outstanding Student Award for Insurance in the Spring of 2006.

Following graduation from law school, Russ served a one-year term as judicial law clerk for Hinds County Circuit Court Judge W. Swan Yerger, gaining experience in civil and criminal litigation from behind the scenes.

 

 


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