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This website has been developed by Mitchell, McNutt, & Sams, P.A. (Mitchell McNutt) for informational purposes only and is intended for our clients and friends and as an introduction to our firm and its practice. The materials contained herein do not constitute a legal opinion or legal or professional advice. Users of this site, clients or otherwise, should not rely or act on the information found here without seeking appropriate professional counsel licensed in their particular jurisdiction.

Use of this site or communication with Mitchell, McNutt & Sams via this site is not intended to nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. No attorney-client relationship is created with the firm without an express agreement between the firm and the client. The mere receipt by the firm of an e-mail does not create an attorney-client relationship. The Mississippi Supreme Court advises that a decision on legal services is important and should not be based solely on advertisements such as this web page which in some jurisdictions is considered to be advertising.

While we would be pleased to communicate with you in regard to legal matters, we cannot do so until we know that such communication would not create a conflict of interest. Consequently, please do not send confidential or proprietary information to us via e-mail without prior approval of the firm to do so or until you receive a written statement from us that we represent you (an “engagement letter”). If you communicate with us though this site, or otherwise, in connection with a matter for which we do not already represent you, your communication may not be treated as privileged or confidential. If you communicate with us via e-mail in connection with a matter for which we already represent you, please remember that internet e-mail may not always be secure and you should avoid sending sensitive or confidential internet e-mail messages unless they are adequately encrypted. Please contact our technology department for further information about our security solutions.

Mitchell, McNutt & Sams cannot guarantee that all material on this site will be complete or current and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this web site or sites linked to it. Some segments of this site contain links to other materials on the Internet. Those links are provided only as a convenience to you, our attorneys, clients and friends in locating internet resources that may be of interest. MM&S has no control over the linked sites, and hypertext links are not intended to state or imply that MM&S sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or otherwise approves of material appearing in such sites or that MM&S is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the links.

To the extent that State Bar Rules in your jurisdiction require us to designate a principal office and/or a single attorney responsible for this World Wide Web site, Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A. designates its office in Tupelo, Mississippi, USA as its principal office and designates John S. Hill as the attorney responsible for this World Wide Web site.

The firm's principal offices are located in Mississippi, but we have attorneys licensed to practice in other states as specified in their individual profiles. The Mississippi Bar does not certify area of practice except patent, trademark and admiralty. Our description of Mitchell McNutt & Sams areas of practice on this web site does not imply certification of expertise therein or specialization in any particular area of law unless a particular attorney holds certification as recognized by the appropriate regulatory authority.

The following language is required by the Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct: no representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Tennessee law requires us to inform you that this is an advertisement. Certification as a Specialist in the following areas of practice by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization is not currently available: Administrative Law, Admiralty Law, Commercial Law, Environmental Law, Health Care Law, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law, Mediation Law, Patent Trademark & Copyright Law, Probate Law, Real Property Law, Securities Law or Taxation Law. Certifications of Specialization are available to Tennessee lawyers in all areas of practice relating to or included in the areas of Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor's Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Elder Law and Estate Planning. Listing of related or included practice areas herein does not constitute or imply a representation of certification of specialization.



You may link to this site from another web site if (a) the link is text-only and clearly reads “Mitchell, McNutt & Sams Home Page”; (b) the link points to the URL https://www.mitchellmcnutt.com and not to other pages within the site; (c) the link does not damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Mitchell McNutt & Sams' name and does not suggest false association with or endorsement by MM&S; (d) when activated the link displays this site in full screen and is not “framed” by the linked site or other material; and (e) Mitchell McNutt reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time.


Mitchell, McNutt & Sams recognizes that confidentiality is central to our profession, and we are committed to protecting the privacy of our clients and visitors. Consequently, information gathered from this site is done so by standard web measurements and is in the nature of demographic or general user statistics and is for internal use and not shared commercially. We do not collect and store personally identifying information unless you specifically provide it to us.