Leslie H. Southwick

Hon. Leslie H. Southwick
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Address: 501 E. Court Street, Suite 3.750
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: (601) 608-4760
Web site: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):

Bar Admissions:
Mississippi, 1977
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1975
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

Rice University, Houston, Texas, 1972
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Honors: cum laude

Published Works:
Presidential Also-Rans and Running Mates, 1788-1980, McFarland & Co., Jefferson, N.C., 2d Edition, 1997

State Constitutional Revision: Mississippi & the South, XXXII Mississippi Lawyer 21

Methods of Constitutional Revision: Which Way Mississippi?, 56 Mississippi Law Journal 17, 1986

A Tribute to Chief Judge Charles Clark, 12 Mississippi College Law Review 355, 1992

The Mississippi Court of Appeals: History, Procedures, & First Year's Jurisprudence, 65 Mississippi Law Journal 593, 1996

Four Historical Articles in East Texas Historical Journal and Houston Review

Mississippi Supreme Court Elections, 1916 - 1996, 18 Mississippi College Law Review 115, 1997

The Big Case on Appeal, XLV Mississippi Lawyer 24, 1999

Classes/Seminars Taught:
A presenter at seminars on civil rules, federal employee drug testing, and oil and gas topics

Honors and Awards:
Volunteer of the year, Hinds County Mental Health Association, 1981, 1985

Best Reference Work of the Year Award for 'Presidential Also-Rans and Running Mates, 1788-1980', American Library Association, 1985

Special Commendation Award, U.S. Attorney General, 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships:
United States Army Reserve, 1992 - 1996
Captain, Judge Advocate General's Corps

Mississippi National Guard, 1996 - Present

American Inns of Court, Charles Clark Chapter (Jackson, MS), 1995 - Present

Mississippi Constitutional Study Commission, 1985 - 1986

Mississippi Economic Council, 1985 - 1989

Hinds County Mental Health Association
Member 1980-1985; President 1981-1982

Past Employment Positions:
Presiding Judge John F. Onion, Jr., Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Briefing Attorney, 1975 - 1976

Judge Charles Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Jackson, MS, Law Clerk, 1976 - 1977

Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, Jackson, MS, Associate, 1977 - 1983

Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, Partner, 1983 - 1989

Mississippi College School of Law, Adjunct Professor, 1985 - 1989

Mississippi College School of Law, Adjunct Professor, 1998 - Present

U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, 1989 - 1993

Mississippi Court of Appeals, Jackson, MS, Judge, 1995 - 2006

U.S. Army, Staff Judge Advocate, 2005 - Present

United States Army Reserves, 1993 - 1997

Mississippi National Guard, 1997 - 2008

Birth Information:
1950, Edinburg, Texas, United States of America

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