2017 Leadership Summit


All members are invited to attend the 2017 Leadership Summit in Oxford, MS!

There are many challenges that our members have faced and are currently facing in your profession. This summit will explore those challenges and continue the conversation about how to learn from the past and apply it to what you are facing now and in the future. We will discuss and explore and legislative efforts and how the membership can get involved and assist the organization in these efforts.  


Schedule of Events: 

Friday, August 4th 

 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Welcome Reception 

Wilson Law Office, 120 Courthouse Square #A, Oxford

(Door is to the left of Ajax's Diner)


Saturday, August 5th

All meetings will take place in the Helen Room at the Graduate Hotel.

9:00 am - Executive Committee Meeting

9:30 am - Court Reform & Tort Reform: A history of MAJ political advocacy and lessons learned 

11:30 am - Lunch

12:00 pm - Current issues: Where the fight is now 

1:00 pm - Break

1:15 pm - Bill Readers - Our first line of defense (bill reading process explanation and sign up) 

1:45 pm - Real-life examples of bad bills 

2:30 pm - Break

2:45 pm - How to Talk to Republicans 

3:30 pm - Mississippi is a club, not a state: identifying existing relationships between MAJ members and legislators 

3:45 pm - Looking ahead to 2019 

4:30 pm - BOG Meeting

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Reception at the Atrium at Ole Miss Law


Sunday, August 6th 

Travel Day



The Graduate

400 N Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS 38655



For room reservations, call (662) 234-3031 and be sure to mention "Mississippi Association for Justice."  All reservations should be received by the hotel no later than Tuesday, July 18, 2017.