Dan has been practicing law in Tupelo, Mississippi since 1989. Dan is a member of the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) and has handled about 2,000 adoptions. Dan was Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Pro Tem from 1991 through 1999, and Municipal Court Judge from 1999 through 2013.
Dan’s hobbies include:
(Note - please do not get Dan involved in any more hobbies.)
Bethany joined our office in the Spring of 2020 and will focus her attention on not only our adoption and child advocacy practices but also general family law issues and estate planning.
Bethany is a 2018 summa cum laude graduate of The University of Mississippi School of Law, During her legal education, she was active and published in the Mississippi Law Journal and most recently, in the second edition of Rights of Juveniles for her publication detailing the intersection of various legal considerations with student and school safety and well-being.
Prior to entering the legal profession Bethany taught high school English resulting in her being named school, county, and north Mississippi teacher of the year. Bethany most enjoyed the interaction with area families that teaching allowed for and is most looking forward to continuing those relationships, as well as fostering new ones in her position at our office.
Bethany is licensed to practice in all Mississippi state and federal courts, as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Deborah is an invaluable resource to our practice and often the first point of contact with a potential client. Having been immersed in the legal profession for more than two decades, Deborah possesses the knowledge and technical skills to answer your questions and help ensure a smooth experience as you progress through your legal journey. Deborah is active in both her church and the local community and stands ready to help however she can.