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Edward P. Connell Jr. - Clarksdale, MS

30 Delta Avenue Clarksdale, MS 38614

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Updated: 10/20/2015

Clarksdale Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Edward (Ted) P. Connell, Jr., is a member with the law firm of Merkel and Cocke located in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Mr. Connell received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 1994, graduating cum laude. This was followed by receipt of his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1997...

About Edward P. Connell Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Gaming Law
  • Wills, Trusts, Estates
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association, 2006 - 2008 (Board of Directors of the Young Lawyers Division)
  • Tennessee State Bar (Member)
  • Coahoma County Bar Association, 2005 - 2006 (President)
  • The University of Mississippi Law Alumni Board, 1997 - 2000 (Member)
  • The University of Mississippi Young Alumni Board
  • Mississippi Association for Justice (Member)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Mississippi Bar Association (Board of Directors of theYoung Lawyers)
  • Mississippi Bar Association, 2006 - 2007 (Board of Directors of the High School Mock Trial Committee, Judge)
  • Mississippi Bar Association, 2001 - 2004 (Coahoma County Representative, Disaster Legal Relief Committee for Coahoma, Quitman, and Tunica Counties)
  • Mississippi State Bar (Member)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers (Member)
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Litigation Executive Committee , 2008 - 2014
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Litigation Executive Committee , 2012 - 2014 (Chair )

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1997
    Juris Doctor
    Law Review: “Mississippi Casinos and the Detention of a Patron: What are the Parameters of a Casino’s Powers in Detaining a Patron and the Subsequent Liability Which Can Follow?”, Authored
  • University of Mississippi, 1994
    Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Honors

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Phi Delta Phi

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. George’s Episcopal Church, Member , 1997 - 2000
  • St. George’s Episcopal Church, Board of its Day School, 2003 - 2006
  • St. George’s Episcopal Church, Board of its Day School, 2008 - 2010
  • Rotary Club, President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasure, 1998 - Present
  • General Counsel, Clarksdale Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Board of Directors, Clarksdale Area Habitat for Humanity , 2003 - Present
  • General Counsel, St. George’s Episcopal Day School
  • Board of Directors of Delta Council , 2007 - 2008
  • Board of the Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce, 1999 - 2002
  • Fund Raiser, Local Chapter Of Boy Scouts Of America , 1997 - 2007
  • President, North Delta Ole Miss Alumni Club , 2005 - 2006

Classes and Seminars

  • Organizer, Mississippi Bar’s program “Lawyer in Every Mississippi Classroom” , 2007 - Present

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Edward P. Connell Jr.

Included on the 2023 Mid-South list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Mid-South Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Edward P. Connell Jr. on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Mississippi Business Journal as one of the 2012 “Leaders In Law”
  • Delta Business Journal as “Top 50 Under 50 in the Delta”, 2003

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Office Information

Address

30 Delta Avenue Clarksdale, MS 38614

Fax

  • 662-627-3592

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Mississippi Casinos and the Detention of a Patron: What are the Parameters of a Casino's Powers in Detaining a Patron and the Subsequent Liability Which Can Follow?, National Gaming Law Review

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