Beau is a member of Butler Snow’s Products, Catastrophic and Industrial Litigation group.  He has represented major consumer product manufacturers, small businesses and numerous Fortune 100 companies in various litigated matters.  Beau is an experienced trial attorney with recognized success defending everything from small, but emotionally charged matters to high stakes “bet the company” litigation in some of the country’s most volatile venues.

Biography – View PDF Bio

Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2001
  • Tennessee, 2016
  • Texas, 2018

Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Super Lawyers, General Litigation, 2016-2020
    • Mid-South Rising Star, General Litigation, 2010-2015
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2019-2022
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2018-2022
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers’ Project, Curtis E. Coker Award to Justice Award, 2010
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®–Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 2007-Present
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Distinguished Service Award, 2020
  • State of Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service Award, 2016
  • Mississippi Business Journal
    • Top 10 Finalist, Mississippi’s Leading Attorneys, 2016
    • Leaders in Law, 2015
    • Top 50 Under 40, 2015
  • PORTICO Jackson, “PORTICO 10” Top Attorney, 2013
  • Capital Area Bar Association, Pro Bono Publico Award, 2009-2010

Education & Honors

  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • University of Southern Mississippi, B.A., English, 1998

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Presenter, Mississippi Bar Association Wellness Summit, May 2021.
  • Presenter, “Wellness in the Legal Profession,” Mississippi Bar Association, July 2020.
  • Co-Author, “Coronavirus Litigation Has Begun – Steps to Take to Prepare,” DRI In-House Defense Quarterly, Spring 2020. 
  • Presenter, "Giving Back While Saving Something for Self: Balancing Community Service and Wellness," California Minority Counsel Program Annual Business Conference, Los Angeles, CA, 2017.
  • Presenter, "Back to Basics: Strategies for Success and Survival," Magnolia Bar Association Committee Chair, 2016.
  • Presenter, "The Price of Pressure: Coping With The Realities of Practicing Law," Mississippi Black Professionals Association, Annual Convention, Biloxi, MS, 2014.
  • Presenter, "Landlord Tenant Law 101: Everything You Need To Know," Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association, Regional Conference, Ridgeland, MS, 2013.
  • Presenter, "And Justice For All: Remember the Public Aspect of a Lawyer's Obligation to Provide Pro Bono Service," Windy City Litigation Management Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Presenter, "Case Closed! Now What?" Mississippi Black Professionals Association, Annual Convention, Biloxi, MS, 2015.
  • More...