GUY MITCHELL

Guy William Mitchell, III

 

GUY MITCHELL’S BIO

Guy Mitchell, III has served as city attorney for the City of Tupelo since 1974. Mr. Mitchell’s areas of practice include corporate and finance, municipal, county and governmental entities as well as estate planning and probate practice.  Mr. Mitchell has throughout his career had an extensive practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation and public entity litigation.

 

 

Education

  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1966 (Mr. Commodore, 1966; Phi Delta Theta Fraternity)
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1968 (Mississippi Law Journal, Research Editor; Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; Omicron Delta Kappa)

Memberships

  • Real Property and Probate Section
  • American Bar Association Business Law

Professional Acknowledgments

  • American Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar – President
  • Lee County Bar Association (past president)
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (past president)
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Law Alumni Chapter, University of Mississippi (past president)
  • The Lamar Order
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation

Publications

  • University of Mississippi, Law Journal, 1968

Previous Employment

  • Judge Advocate General Corps, U.S. Naval Reserve (active duty 1968-1972), Lieutenant

Court Admissions

  • All state and federal courts, Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Pro Bono Work

  • Autism Center of Tupelo, Inc.

Civic

Board of Directors:

  • BancorpSouth
  • North Mississippi Health Services (past chairman)
  • Community Development Foundation (past chairman)
  • CREATE, Inc. (past chairman)
  • Mississippi Methodist Senior Services
  • Elvis Presley Memorial Foundation
  • First United Methodist Church (past chair Stewardship Committee, past chair Administrative Board, past chair Staff Parish Committee)
  • Mississippi Economic Council
  • Tupelo Symphony
  • Autism Center of Tupelo

Member:

  • United Way of Greater Lee County (past president, past chair Campaign Committee)
  • Tupelo Kiwanis Club (past president)
  • Leadership Lee County (charter member)

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi

Admitted

  • 1968 Mississippi

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Contact Numbers

General 662-842-3871
Fax 662-842-8450

Mail

P. O. Box 7120
Tupelo, MS 38802