Graves Palmertree, PLLC
As an AV-Preeminent rated attorney, Mr. Graves has accumulated over twenty-five years of experience in commercial and civil litigation, business law, commercial transactions, estate litigation, and zoning and land use matters. Mr. Graves is also a Certified Mediator with the Mississippi Supreme Court, and he has served as both a mediator and arbitrator in numerous commercial and civil matters. Mr. Graves has made numerous presentations on litigation matters, insurance issues, landlord/tenant, and zoning and land use/development. He has also authored numerous articles on law-related topics in both legal and non-legal publications. Mr. Graves is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, and a member of the William C. Keady Inns of Court, American Society of Legal Advocates, The Trial Law Institute, and the Bar Associations of Mississippi and the United States Fifth Federal Circuit. Mr. Graves has been selected as a "Mid-South Super Lawyer" since 2014, and he has also been included in the "Top Lawyers In Mississippi" by The Legal Network, "Top 100 Litigation Lawyer In Mississippi" by the American Society of Legal Advocates, "10 Best Attorneys In Mississippi" by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, and "America's Top 100 Attorneys". He has been peer-review rated as an AV-Preeminent lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell since 2010. Mr. Graves is a 1992 graduate (with Special Distinction) of the Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Mississippi, and he has served as President of the Mississippi College School of Law Alumni Association. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Mississippi. Mr. Graves previously served in both the Mississippi Army National Guard and Air National Guard. Mr. Graves is actively involved in his church as well as many local civic organizations, and is a past board member of the Desoto Economic Council.