Butler Snow attorney Amanda Jones Tollison was sworn in as President of The Mississippi Bar for the 2019-2020 year. Tollison’s term began July 13 during The Mississippi Bar’s 2019 annual meeting.
“We congratulate Amanda on her election and installation as the 114th President of The Mississippi Bar,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “The bar election underscores her dedication and hard work in the legal profession and her reputation among our peers and colleagues. She will be a valuable leader for The Mississippi Bar.”
Tollison has been an active member of The Mississippi Bar for a number of years, having served on the board of bar commissioners as second vice president and as president-elect, as president of the young lawyers division, chair of the ethics committee and The Mississippi Lawyer committee, and as a member of the bench-bar liaison committee, the Access to Justice Commission and the government law section. She is also a member of the American Bar Association and the Lafayette County Bar Association and a fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation.
Tollison focuses her practice on administrative and environmental law, election and campaign finance, and government relations. Prior to joining Butler Snow, she served as counsel to Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour.