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Richard T. Bennett
Bennett, Lotterhos, Sulser & Wilson, P.A.
Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983
Website for Richard T. Bennett
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation
AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating (since 1981)
, Arbitration and Mediation (since 1983)
, Bankruptcy Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency Law and Reorganization (since 1983)
Mid-South Super Lawyers
, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Mid-South Super Lawyers
, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
President, The Mississippi Bar Association, 2000
Board of Directors, American Arbitration Association (2006 Outstanding Director Award)
Member, Mississippi Advisory Council of the American Arbitration Association
Special Committee on Judicial Election Campaign Intervention, appointed by James W. Smith Jr., Chief Justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court (2006)
Chairman, Mississippi Bankruptcy Court Mediation Rules Committee
President, Federal Bar Association, 1996-1998
President, Hinds County Bar Association, 1983
President, Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, 1981
Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation and Executive Committee
Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
Fellow, Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division
Member, Mississippi Bar Complaint Counsel, 1974-1976
Commissioner, Mississippi Bar Continuing Legal Education
Executive Director, Mississippi Bar Legal Services Inc.
Member, Mississippi Criminal Justice Standars Commission
Member, Bankruptcy Judge Merit Screening Committee
President, Clinton Educational Foundation for Excellence Inc.
Member, Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference Arbitration and Mediation Committee
Charles Clark Chapter of the American Inns of Court
Member, American Law Institute, 2000-2001
Member, Gender Fairness Advisory Study Committee
Co-Chairman, Mississippi Bar Centennial Anniversary Committee, 2005-2006
Mississippi College Distinguished Alumnus, History and Political Science Department, 2002
Assistant Dean for Adjunct Faculty, Mississippi College School of Law
Board of Trustees, Blue Mountain College
Captain, Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States Army Reserve, 1969-1976
The Mississippi Bar
Capital Area Bar Association
Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Commercial Law League of America
American Arbitration Association
American College of Civil Trial Mediators
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
National Conference of Bar Presidents
Southern Conference of Bar Presidents
Publications and Presentations
AAA University, April 20, 2011, Webinar "Arbitrator Boundaries: What are the Limits of Arbitrator Authority?"
AAA University, December 8, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana, "Chairing an Arbitration Panel, Managing Procedures, Process and Dynamics, Program."
2010 AAA/International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Neutrals Conference, November 5-6, 2010, Orlando, Florida, "What Attorneys and Their Clients Want Most from Mediators/Arbitrators: Are You What They're Looking For?"
American College of Civil Trial Mediators (ACCTM) 2010 Retreat, July 19-20, 2010, Manchester Village, Vermont, "Stories Mediators Tell," "Deal or NO Deal: Leveraging Information to Overcome Psychological Barriers to Efficient Deals," and "Anatomy of a Personal Injury/Worker's Compensation/Commercial Case."
"The Effects of Bankruptcy on a Foreclosure Action," Foreclosure Law in Mississippi, Univ. of Miss. Inst. for Continuing Studies, Center for Continuing Legal Educ.
"Environmental Concerns in Bankruptcy Litigation," 10 Miss. C.L. Rev. 5 (1989)
"State Variations of Commercial Law-Mississippi," Digest of Commercial Laws of the World (1985)
"Historical Sketches of the Early Law School of the University of Mississippi: A Newly Found Memoir," 37 Miss. L.J. 28 (1965)
"Beginnings of the Legal Profession in Mississippi," 36 Miss. L.J. 155 (1965)
University of Mississippi
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