Congratulations to James B. Kelly on his election as Editor-in-Chief of Volume 87 of the Mississippi Law Journal!
James is from Brandon, Mississippi, and is the son of James L. and Julia D. Kelly. He is a second-year law student at the University of Mississippi School of Law, and is a member of the law school’s Moot Court Board. He received his bachelor’s degree in government from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
After his first year of law school, James worked as a summer associate at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A., and Maron Marvel Bradley & Anderson, LLC, all in Jackson, Mississippi. Additionally, he has served as a judicial extern to United States District Judge Michael P. Mills in Oxford, Mississippi, and United States Bankruptcy Judge Neil P. Olack in Jackson, Mississippi.
This coming summer, James will be working as a summer associate at Sidley Austin LLP in Dallas, Texas, and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Jackson, Mississippi.