Christy D. Jones, attorney at Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, is the recipient of the Mississippi Bar Foundation’s 2012 Professionalism Award. Jones was selected by the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Bar Foundation in recognition of her lifelong commitment to the highest standards of the legal profession.
“Christy exemplifies professionalism and we congratulate her on this honor. Her achievements are numerous and she is highly respected in our firm by her clients and by her colleagues in the legal profession. Her dedication to the practice of law is tremendous and we are very proud of all that she has accomplished,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow.
The award was presented at the Mississippi Bar Foundation’s 2012 Annual Dinner Meeting and Fellows Induction Ceremony on April 12, 2012. The Mississippi Bar Foundation’s Professionalism Award is the Foundation’s highest honor presented to an attorney for excellence in enhancing the public’s understanding of the law and the legal system and who exemplifies the best characteristics of the profession.
Jones legal career spans over thirty years and she currently serves as the Chair of Butler Snow’s Litigation Department. She also Co-Chairs Butler Snow’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Industry Group. An AV-rated attorney, Jones is a Regent and Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and is a Fellow of the American Bar and Mississippi Bar Association. She has received many distinguished honors including The Best Lawyers in America® Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Top Product Liability Attorney in the World, Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Product Liability Lawyers; The Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation; “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation Magazine; Top 6 Product Liability Lawyers in the World, Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Product Liability and Mass Torts (National) and Litigation: General Commercial; International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers 2010 and Mid-South Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury Defense: Products.