Reeve G. Jacobus, Jr., Attorney

Reeve G. Jacobus, Jr.

Founding Partner

601-326-3316
rjacobus@wmjlaw.com

Mary Nell Holland

Legal Assistant for Jay Jacobus

601-326-3315
mholland@wmjlaw.com

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense and General Litigation
  • Estate and Trust Administration & Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Mediation Services

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi, 1984
  • University of Southern Mississippi, 1981
  • Jones County Junior College, 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Mississippi Bar, Member
  • Capital Area Bar Association, Member
  • Madison County Bar Association, Member
  • Charles Clark Inn of Court, Bencher Member
  • Mississippi College School of Law Alumni Association, President 2000-2001

Publications

  • Co-author of the 2021-2022 Cumulative Supplement to Mississippi Trial Handbook, 3rd (Mississippi Practice Series)

Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers 2014 - 2021
  • Former recipient of the Award of Merit  from the Jackson Young Lawyers  Association, 1990-1991
  • Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year from the  Hinds County Bar Association, 1998-1999
  • Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award  from the Mississippi Bar Association,  2000

Instructional Courses and Presentations

  • Louisiana State University School of  Law, Adjunct Faculty Member, Trial  Advocacy Training Program, a NITA-based program, 1998 – 2015
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Faculty Member, Gulf Coast Regional Program, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2004 – present
  • NITA Deposition Program, Faculty, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2011 – present
  • BLG301, Faculty, a trial advocacy in-service program conducted by Borden, Ladner & Gervais, Canada, (bi-annually) 2007 – present
  • Faculty participant for NITA-based trial advocacy programs at Mississippi College School of Law, Emory University School of Law, University of Mississippi School of Law and University of San Diego Law School

Past Employment Positions

  • Ward, Martin, Hassell, Jones & Williford, Associate Attorney, 1989 – 1991
  • Trustmark National Bank, Personal Trust and Estate Division and Corporate Trust Division, 1984 – 1989