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Kye C. Handy, attorney in the firm’s Jackson office and member of the Litigation Practice, was elected President-Elect for the Mississippi Bar’s Young Lawyers Division on January 27, 2022. Her one-year term will begin in July.
The Young Lawyers Division is composed of lawyers age 37 years and younger, along with any lawyer over the age of 37 during their first three years of practice following admission to the Mississippi Bar. Governed by its board of directors, the division is actively involved in many public service endeavors, and provides great networking opportunities and events for attorneys navigating the early stages of their legal careers.
At Balch, Kye focuses on general and commercial litigation. Kye has experience in personal injury matters and municipality defense and has strong working knowledge of various types of chancery and probate matters. She regularly assists clients with employment discrimination suits and navigating complex issues involving the Mississippi Tort Claims Act and employment discrimination laws.
Kye currently serves as the co-chair of the High School Mock Trial Competition and District Director for Hinds Post I for the Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar. Kye is recognized as a Mid-South Super Lawyer, Rising Star and was named a One-to-Watch by the Best Lawyers in America.