Meet the Staff
The Judicial College Staff is here to serve you. To contact any member of the judicial college staff, please call (662) 915-5955.
Randy 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.
Linda 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). email@example.com
William “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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Carole 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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Ramey 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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael 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. email@example.com