Local attorney memorialized by bar

Published 10:30pm Saturday, October 26, 2013

JACKSON – The Mississippi Bar held its 85th Annual Memorial Service for deceased members before the Mississippi Supreme Court, family and friends on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the Supreme Court Chambers of the Carroll Gartin Justice building in Jackson.

The memorialized attorneys and judges included Steven L. Melancon of Brookhaven.

Chief Justice William L. Waller, Jr. presided over the program that paid tribute to the deceased and expressed gratitude and appreciation for their contributions to the profession, the state and rule of law.

Guy W. Mitchell III, president of The Mississippi Bar, presented the eulogy. The chair of The Mississippi Bar Memorial Committee, Jeffery A. Styres, presented a resolution recognizing the efforts and devoted services of attorneys and judges deceased within the past year.

Justice Leslie D. King responded on behalf of the Court.