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Edward R. (Russ) McNees

PO Drawer 707, Oxford, MS 38655
PRACTICE AREAS
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Defense
  • Business Disputes
  • Criminal Defense
GOVERNMENT SERVICE
  • Law Clerk to Judge W. Swan Yerger, Hinds County Circuit Court (2006 – 2007)
  • Oxford University Transit Commission, Commissioner (2014 – Present); Chairman (July 2018 – Present)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Mississippi Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College; Honors Business Law
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
  • Named to Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” List (2010 – 2019)
  • United Way of Oxford & Lafayette County, Board of Directors (2018 – Present)
  • Rotary Club of Oxford, Mississippi (2014 – Present); President (2016 – 2017); Vice President (2015 – 2016)
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar YLD Board of Directors, North West District Director (August 2016 – July 2018)
  • Oxford Area Young Lawyers, President (August 2015 – July 2016)
  • Lafayette County Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, 2018 Board of Directors
  • Graduate of Leadership Lafayette (2014)
  • Paul Harris Fellow
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Mississippi (State and Federal courts)
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
ABOUT

Edward R. “Russ” McNees graduated, summa cum laude, from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2003.  He obtained his law degree from the University of Mississippi in 2006, graduating magna cum laude.  Following graduation from law school, Russ served a one-year term as a judicial law clerk for Hinds County Circuit Court Judge W. Swan Yerger, gaining experience in civil and criminal litigation from behind the scenes.

Russ is a native of Jackson, Mississippi.  He has been licensed to practice law in Mississippi since 2006.

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