Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2006 Recognized


Publication Date: 1/18/2007

Twenty-four Rhodes alumni/ae were listed in “Mid-South Super Lawyers 2006.” Lawyers are nominated by other lawyers for inclusion. It was published by Law & Politics and Memphis magazine.

Class of 1958—John R. Dunlap, attorney with Farris Matthews Branan Bobango Hellen & Dunlap in Memphis, was selected for inclusion in the category of bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights

1965—Dinetia McCormick Newman, Phelps Dunbar, Tupelo, MS, health care; John W. McQuiston, Evans & Petree, Memphis, business litigation. McQuiston was also selected one of the top 100 Tennessee Super Lawyers.

1966—H. William Allen, the Allen Law Firm, Little Rock, AR, business litigation; John B. Farese, Farese Farese & Farese, Ashland, MS, personal injury plaintiff: general. Allen was also selected one of the top 50 Arkansas Super Lawyers.

1967—Edward M. Yarbrough, Hollins Wagster Yarbrough Weatherly & Raybin, Nashville, TN, criminal defense.

1968—John R. Tisdale, Wright Lindsey & Jennings, Little Rock, AR, tax.

1969—Jack T. Lassiter, Hatfield & Lassiter, Little Rock, AR, criminal defense.

1971—James R. Mulroy, Lewis Fisher Henderson Claxton & Mulroy, Memphis, employment litigation: defense; Thomas R. Prewitt Jr., Adams & Reese, Memphis, health care; Jerry Stauffer, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Memphis, business/corporate.

1973—Keith M. Alexander, Taylor, Jones & Alexander, Southaven, MS, personal injury defense: general; Kathlyn Graves, Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard, Little Rock, AR, employment and labor; S. Russell Headrick, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Memphis, employment benefits/ERISA.

1976—George S. Fricke II, Barber McCaskill Jones & Hale, Little Rock, AR, personal injury defense: general.

1977—Michael P. Coury, Farris Matthews Branan Bobango Hellen & Dunlap, Memphis, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights.

1979—Jonathan E. Kaplan, Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather, Memphis, employment and labor; Philip E. Mischke, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, personal injury defense: general.

1980—Charles R. Crawford, Butler Snow O’Mara Stevens & Cannada, Memphis, health care; Marlee Mitchell, Waller Landsden Dortch & Davis, Nashville, TN, securities and corporate finance.

1983—Lisa Krupicka, Burch Porter & Johnson, Memphis, employment and labor.

1984—Richard R. Spore III, Bass Berry & Sims, Memphis, business/corporate.

1985—Michael B. Chance, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Memphis, real estate.

1988—Florence Johnson, the Law Office of Florence Johnson, Memphis, employment and labor.