In November 2015, Kevin was elected by residents of Oxford and Lafayette County to serve as District 1 Supervisor. He has been recognized as a leader in his community, by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Mississippi in the practice area of Criminal Defense Law, by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyers in Mississippi, and has been voted “Oxford’s Favorite Attorney” by readers of The Local Voice newspaper for eight consecutive years, beginning in 2009. Kevin is a graduate of the 2010-2011 Leadership Lafayette program and was recognized as “Young Professional of the Year” by the Young Professionals of Oxford in September 2010.
In addition to his elected role as Supervisor, Kevin currently serves on the City of Oxford’s Downtown Parking Advisory Commission, is a member of the Board of Directors for the Lafayette County Bar Association and is a member of The Lamar Order at the University of Mississippi School of Law. He has previously served the community as a member of Oxford’s Historic Preservation Commission, a member of Oxford’s Alcohol Task Force, a member and former Vice President of the Board of Directors of Theatre Oxford, as President of the Board of Directors of Young Professionals of Oxford and as a member of the Paralegal Advisory Board for Northwest Mississippi Community College. He taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law for five years, where he was Director of the Public Service Internship Program and ABOTA Federal Trial Practice courses. Kevin is a Sustaining Backer of Music in the Hall, a grass roots music and documentary series, and has been a continual sponsor of The Oxford Music Festival.
Kevin obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law. He is admitted to practice in all courts in Mississippi, the District of Columbia, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to forming his own law firm, Kevin practiced with firms in Ridgeland and Oxford, Mississippi, and served as Law Clerk for Judges Lackey, Howorth and Elliott of the Third Judicial District Circuit Court, whose jurisdiction includes Oxford and Lafayette County.
While in Law School, Kevin was elected Chairman of the Moot Court Board by his peers, was selected by the Dean as a member of the Khayat Law Center Building Committee, and twice represented the law school on its National Trial Competition team. Kevin served as an intern for the Honorable Michael P. Mills of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi and the Office of the District Attorney for Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. During the summer of 2003, Kevin studied abroad at Downing College of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. After graduation, he was honored by being selected to the Order of Barristers in recognition of excellence in Moot Court and Mock Trial activities. Kevin completed his preparatory education at Southwestern Oklahoma State University where he was awarded a Bachelor of Music Education.
Kevin lives in Oxford, Mississippi with his wife Ashley, their two sons and their three Great Danes – on any given day, you may encounter one of them at the office! They attend St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, where Kevin currently serves on the Vestry and has taught Sunday School and participated in the church choir. Kevin assisted his wife in coaching the University of Mississippi Women’s Club Lacrosse team from 2012-14.