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Margarette Lafaye Meeks

Margarette Lafaye Meeks

  • Family Law, Divorce, Probate...
  • Mississippi
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Summary

Margarette Meeks is an attorney in private practice at The Law Office of Margarette Meeks, PLLC. She received her juris doctorate degree from Mississippi College School of Law and her bachelor's and master's degrees from Mississippi State University. In addition to private practice, Margarette has worked in municipal and state government at the City of Clarksdale (Mississippi), the Mississippi Attorney General's Office, the Administrative Office of Courts, the Mississippi Supreme Court, and the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Probate
  • Social Security Disability
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Additional Practice Area
  • election law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    The initial consultation is free for the first 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, if you wish to continue, you will be required to pay $100 for an additional 30 minutes. The payment will be required before continuing beyond the initial 30 minutes.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
Professional Experience
Attorney and Owner
The Law Office of Margarette Meeks, PLLC
- Current
Provides legal services in the areas of family law, divorce, election law, Social Security disability, wills, and probate.
City Attorney
City of Clarksdale, Mississippi
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Served as legal advisor and attorney for the City; provided legal advice and assistance to the Mayor and Board of Commissioners, department heads and other city employees; served as legal counsel during board meetings, supporting legislative and administrative processes involving ordinances, contracts, legal research, legal opinions and litigation; and provided legal advice and assistance to the city's boards and commissions.
Attorney and Owner
The Law Office of Margarette Meeks, PLLC
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Provided legal services in the areas of family law, election, Social Security disability, and wills and probate.
Special Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Mississippi Attorney General
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Provided legal counsel to the MS Department of Human Services for family and children services, adult protective services, and personnel matters; represented the agency in administrative hearings and youth and chancery court proceedings as they relate to termination of parental rights and adult protective services. Provided legal services to assigned state boards and commissions; drafted contracts, rules and regulations; and represented boards in administrative proceedings. Wrote legal opinions to state and local officials, boards, agencies and their attorneys. Trained election officials on state and municipal election laws. Served as Section 5 attorney for Mississippi with respect to preclearance under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as amended.
Education
Mississippi College School of Law
J.D.
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Mississippi State University
Master of Agriculture
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Mississippi State University
B.S.
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Professional Associations
Mississippi State Bar
Member
Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
The Law Office of Margarette Meeks, PLLC website
Social Media
Contact & Map
460 Briarwood Drive
Suite 400
Jackson, MS 39206
USA
Telephone: (601) 207-2557
Cell: (601) 874-1705
Fax: (601) 385-5207