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Fisher Phillips Attorney Named President Of The Young Lawyers Association

6.27.14

GULFPORT, MS (June 27, 2014) – Local Attorney Jaklyn Wrigley, an associate of Fisher Phillips in Gulfport, will serve as President of the Harrison County Young Lawyers Association for the 2014 – 2015 year.

An active member of the Harrison County Young Lawyers Association since July 2011, Wrigley previously served as Secretary in 2012-2013 and Vice President in 2013-2014. Wrigley will assume her new position as President starting July 1.

“It is an honor to take on the role of President in the Harrison County Young Lawyers Association,” said Wrigley. “I have truly enjoyed my experience in my previous positions, and look forward to another great year of service.”

As President, Wrigley will preside over all meetings of the Association and of the Executive Board. She will be responsible for appointing Association committees, as well as performing all duties incident to the office, including fundraising and community outreach initiatives.

Harrison County Young Lawyers Association is a local affiliate of The Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division.  The Division is composed of all lawyers under the age of 37 and any lawyer over the age of 37 during their first three years of practice following their admission to the Mississippi State Bar.

In addition to her Association role, Wrigley is active with The Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division at the state level, currently serving a two-year term as one of the Coast Regional Chairs for the Board of Directors. In August, she will attend the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting as one of the State of Mississippi delegates in the Young Lawyers Division.

Wrigley practices labor and employment law at the local office of Fisher Phillips in Gulfport. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law, summa cum laude, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Spanish from the University of Mississippi. She is admitted in Mississippi and Florida.

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