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Barry K. Jones is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi (B.S.) and Emory University School of Law (J.D., LL.M. in Taxation). He is also a Certified Public Accountant and an Accredited Estate Planner. Mr. Jones is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for elder law, tax law and trusts and estates; Mid-South Super Lawyers for estate planning, elder law, business and corporate; and Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition. He holds an AV Martindale Hubbell rating.

Mr. Jones is a member of the American Bar Association (Taxation, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Business Law and Health Law Sections), Mississippi Bar (Taxation, Trust and Estates, Business and Health Law Sections), State Bar of Georgia (Taxation, Business Law, Elder Law and Fiduciary Law Sections), Tennessee Bar (Taxation, Corporate and Business Law, Elder Law and Probate and Trust Law Sections) and Hinds County Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Financial Planning Association, Estate Planning Council of Mississippi, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants and Mississippi Baptist Health Systems Estate Planning Council.

Location

  • Capitol Building, Suite 101
    111 East Capitol Street
    P.O. Box 14028
    Jackson, MS 39236-4028

Education

  • Emory University, LL.M, graduated 1980
  • Emory University , J.D., graduated 1978
  • University of Southern Mississippi, BS, graduated 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, State Bar of Georgia
  • Tennessee, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi, The Mississippi Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Institue of Certified Public Accountants - Member
  • Developing Resources for Education in America (DREAM) - President
  • Estate Planning Council of MS - Member
  • Financial Planning Association - Member
  • MS Baptist Health Systems Estate and Gift Advisory Board - Member
  • MS Society of Certified Public Accountants - Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - Member
  • Rotary Club of Jackson, MS - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Elder Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Elder Law, Jackson, MS (2020)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Elder Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Special Focus

  • Asset Protection
  • Business and Succession Planning
  • Compliance
  • Elder
  • Employee Benefits
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Executive Compensation
  • Family Businesses
  • Federal
  • Gift Planning
  • Mediation
  • Probate
  • Special Needs
  • Tax
  • Tax Disputes
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Transactions

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