Samuel L. Begley
Sam Begley is a graduate of Millsaps College in Jackson, majoring in Political Science. He received his law degree from the University of Mississippi and is a member of the Mississippi Bar, having practiced law in Jackson for the past 29 years. His experience as a lawyer is varied and includes the areas of labor and employment, municipal law, construction, environmental regulation, gaming regulation, legislation, and elections. He has chaired the labor and employment law and gaming law sections of the Mississippi Bar. He maintains an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Before going to law school he worked for a year each in the offices of Mississippi Governor William Winter and Jackson Mayor Dale Danks. After graduating from law school he served as a law clerk to Judge Walter Nixon and Magistrate Judge Britt Singletary of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi in Biloxi. While in college he was an intern at the Joint Committee for Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review (PEER) of the Mississippi Legislature.