Michael Stirgus




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J.D., The University of Mississippi School of Law – May 2021

B.A., English, University of Missouri – May 2007

Legal Experience

Law Clerk, Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes – Jackson, MS – July 2020 -August 2020

Law Clerk, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz – Jackson, MS – June 2020

Law Clerk, Watkins & Eager – Jackson, MS – Summer Associate Program cancelled due to COVID-19

Judicial Extern, Honorable Latrice A. Westbrooks, Mississippi Court of Appeals – Jackson, MS – June 2019 – July 2019

Paralegal, The O’Neill Law Firm – Houston, TX – 2015-2018


Practice-Ready Certification, Lexis Nexis –  March 2019

Paralegal Certification, University of Houston – February 2015

Areas of Interest

Appellate Advocacy

Corporate Law

Transactional Law

Wills and Estates

Labor and Employment Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

Staff Editor, Mississippi Law Journal – Volume 89

Member, Moot Court Board – 2L

Member, Dean’s Leadership Council – 2L

Representative, Honor Council – 2L

Member, Black Law Students Association – 2L, 1L

Member, Ole Miss Law Yearbook Committee – 1L


Mississippi’s Miller Mire: The Misapplication of Miller v. Alabama in Mississippi and a Proposed Modern Model Statute – 89 Miss. L. J. 557