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Butler Snow Attorney Elected as Fellow of Mississippi Bar Foundation

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that attorney Don B. Cannada was elected as a fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation. He was inducted into membership at the Foundation’s recent annual meeting and fellows induction ceremony held at the Old Capital Inn in Jackson.

Cannada has practiced with Butler Snow since 1978, focusing primarily on real estate. During that time he has also served as a practice group leader and chairman of the firm’s business department.

“This is a great honor for Donnie,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “He is a fixture in the Mississippi legal community, and this designation is recognition of his professionalism and leadership.”

Cannada is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for commercial transactions, UCC Law, Real Estate Law and Tax Law. Cannada has also been recognized in Chambers USA for real estate, Mid-South Super Lawyers for real estate, Mississippi Super Lawyers as a Top 50 attorney in Mississippi, and as the Mississippi Lawyer of the Year for real estate.  He is listed in Who’s Who Legal: USA for Real Estate and in the Lawdragon 3000.

Cannada earned his undergraduate degree in accounting at the University of Mississippi, and his Juris Doctor at Vanderbilt University. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Land Title Association, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Mississippi Bar, the Tri-County Real Estate Attorneys Association and the Capital Area Bar Association.

Civically, Cannada is the chairman of the board of trustees for the YMCA of Metro Jackson and a former chairman of the board of directors for the organization. He is also an elder at First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Miss..

The Bar Foundation was organized in 1963 to improve the administration of justice.  It presently administers the Interest On Lawyers Trust Accounts Program, which has awarded over thirteen million dollars to public interest, law-related programs.