Butler Snow attorney John H. Dollarhide has been elected president of the Jackson Young Lawyers Association (JYL). He will serve a one-year term as President-Elect before beginning a one-year term as President.
Founded in 1936, the JYL strives to strengthen the bond between attorneys in the Jackson, Miss. area by emphasizing community, education and service. JYL members come from virtually every field of law – from family law to corporate law. The group also provides grants to organizations serving the Greater Jackson Metro Area and organizes the Legal Beagle 5K each year.
“This is a well-deserved honor for John,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “He will provide great leadership, and serve the association and profession well.”
Dollarhide is a member of the firm’s commercial litigation group and focuses his practice on business torts and unfair competition, commercial litigation, drug and device litigation, financial services litigation, and professional liability. He completed his undergraduate education at Mississippi State University before earning his Juris Doctor from Mississippi College School of Law.
Dollarhide is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a previous recipient of the JYL’s Outstanding Service Award for his work with the Legal Beagle 5K. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, and Capital Area Bar Association. Dollarhide is an Advisory Board member of the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project, and sits on the Young Lawyers Steering Committee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI).