Mississippi Judicial College

The University of Mississippi

 

Meet the Staff

The Judicial College Staff is here to serve you. To contact any member of the judicial college staff, please see the profiles listed below for direct phone numbers and e-mails.


   pierce_1Randy G. Pierce, Director

The Director is the Mississippi Judicial College’s chief administrative officer with overall responsibilities for its administration and supervision of professional staff. The Director is responsible for directing, coordinating, and administering the operations of the College. The Director also works with other university officials in communicating the needs of the College and the judiciary.  Randy’s e-mail is rgpierce@olemiss.edu

 


beasleyLinda E. Beasley, Program Manager

Responsible for the training of court reporters and all court personnel (chancery clerks, circuit clerks, justice court clerks, and municipal court clerks).  Linda’s direct phone number is (662) 915-1226 and her e-mail is lwleb@olemiss.edu


charltonWilliam “Bill” Charlton, Staff Attorney

Responsible for drafting and updating the Training Manual for Mississippi Justice Courts, Training Manual for Mississippi Justice Court Clerks, Training Manual for Mississippi Municipal Courts, Training Manual for Mississippi Municipal Clerks, Handbook for Mississippi Youth Courts, and Manual for Mississippi Court Administrators.  Bill’s direct phone number is (662) 915-1246 and his e-mail is charlton@olemiss.edu


pic of allisonAllison Lester, Administrative Coordinator

Responsible for conducting the administrative functions of the Mississippi Judicial College and overseeing the day-to-day administrative operations of the MJC offices, processing forms, and maintaining financial records, and providing administrative support to the Director.  Allison’s direct phone number is (662) 915-7846 and her e-mail is alester@olemiss.edu


murpheyCarole E. Murphey, Staff Attorney

Responsible for drafting and updating the Benchbook for Mississippi Chancery Court Judges; Benchbook for Mississippi Circuit Court Judges; Benchbook for Mississippi County Court Judges; Handbook for Mississippi Chancery Court Clerks; Handbook for Mississippi Circuit Court Clerks; Mississippi Plain Language Model Jury Instructions – Civil and Criminal; Mississippi Model Jury Instructions – Civil and Criminal; Mississippi Civil Jury Instructions Companion Handbook.  Carole’s direct phone number is (662) 915-5451 and her e-mail is cmurphey@olemiss.edu


IMG_0318Krista Poynor, Program Coordinator

Responsible for assisting with pre-conference preparations, registrations, and other logistical aspects pertaining to the training of court administrators, court reporters, circuit, chancery, justice, and municipal court clerks.  Krista’s direct phone number is (662) 915-1248 and her e-mail is kbpoynor@olemiss.edu


smithRamey Smith, Program Coordinator

Responsible for assisting with pre-conference preparations, registrations, and other logistical aspects of all training of supreme court justices, court of appeals, circuit, chancery, county, justice, and municipal court judges.  Ramey’s direct phone number is (662) 915-7857 and his e-mail is rameys@olemiss.edu


wrightMichael W. Wright, Program Manager

Responsible for the training of trial and appellate judges, justice, municipal, and youth courts. Duties also include maintaining Continuing Judicial Education (CJE) hours for state judiciary.  Mike’s direct phone number is (662) 915-5951 and her e-mail is mwwright@olemiss.edu