Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Richard W. Sliman has been elected to serve as chairman of the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for the 2018-2019 year. Sliman was elected by the state’s commissioners, who are appointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court.
“We congratulate Richard on this honor as it reflects the service, expertise and leadership he has provided the commission in recent years, which is helping shape the next generation of legal professionals,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow.
The Mississippi Commission for Continuing Legal Education exercises general supervisory authority over the administration of the rules and regulations for mandatory continuing legal education and adopts, repeals and mends regulations consistent with these rules.
Sliman is a member of Butler Snow’s tort, transportation, and specialized litigation group. He focuses his practice on premises liability, insurance defense, catastrophic events and major claims (hurricane and flood) professional liability and trucking litigation. Sliman has been recognized by Best Lawyers® for insurance law and is AV-Preeminent rated byMartindale-Hubbell®.
Sliman is a fellow of the American Inns of Court and is a member of the American, Alabama and Harrison County Bar Associations, The Mississippi Bar, the Defense Research Institute, the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association and the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. He received his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi.