J. Russell Dumas

Attorney
  • (601) 965-8153
Download Resume rdumas@balch.com
Education
  • Mississippi College School of Law
    J.D., 2016,

    summa cum laudeMississippi College Law Review, Editor-in-Chief

  • Mississippi State University
    B.A., 2013, magna cum laude 
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 2016
  • Alabama, 2018
About Russell
Q&A
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?

    I enjoy the excitement of what each new day brings. Labor and employment law provides the opportunity to continuously grow and learn in an ever-changing, fast paced legal world.  

  • What legal challenges are you looking forward to tackling in the future?
    I look forward to efficiently working in conjunction with my clients to provide tailored advice as each distinct challenge arises. 
  • How are you involved in your community?

Credentials

Education
  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2016,

    summa cum laudeMississippi College Law Review, Editor-in-Chief

  • Mississippi State University, B.A., 2013, magna cum laude 
Courts
  • Mississippi Supreme Court, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2016
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 2016
  • Alabama, 2018
Professional Affiliations
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Young Lawyer's Division President of Golden Triangle Chapter, 2018 - 2019
Awards & Accolades
  • American Jurisprudence Awards in Criminal Law, Contracts I, Torts I, Contracts II, Legal Writing II, Legal Research II, Business Associations, Land Use Controls, Criminal Procedure, Professional Responsibility and Ethics
  • Hearin Scholar
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyer's Award
  • Phi Delta Phi Ethics Award
  • Mississippi Bar Real Property Award