JACKSON, MISS– Governor Phil Bryant has appointed Jack Wilson to the District 3 Court of Appeals, effective July 1.
Wilson will take the place of Court of Appeals Judge Larry Roberts, who is retiring June 30.
Mississippi Court of Appeals District 3 includes Clarke, Clay, Jasper, Kemper, Lauderdale, Lowndes, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Rankin, Scott, Smith and Winston counties as well as portions of Attala, Jones, Leake, Madison and Wayne counties.
Wilson continue on as counsel in the appellate and litigation groups in the office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings of Jackson until then. Wilson served as deputy counsel to Gov. Bryant from 2012-2013 and then co-chief counsel from 2013-2014.
WIlson’s experience has also been utilized in D.C., forf Mayer Brown LLP and served as a law clerk for Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
“Jack has a brilliant legal mind and an exceptional knowledge of both statutory and case law,” Gov. Phil Bryant said. “He is a principled individual and is well qualified for this responsibility. I am very pleased to appoint him to this position.”