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John Shirley

Rankin County Attorney
Contact: 601.992.8589
Experience:
Law School: Mississippi College School of Law - Mississippi College
Jurisdictions: Mississippi
5th Circuit
Northern US District Court of MS
Southern US District Court of MS

OVERVIEW

About John Shirley
John Shirley, while serving as a Rankin County Justice Court Judge, was appointed by the Chief Justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court to serve on the Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance in 2004 and was reappointed in 2008. John Shirley currently serves as a Youth Court Judge, Justice Court Judge, Municipal Court Judge, and Law Enforcement Academy Instructor. John Shirley is a former prosecutor and he currently has a private law practice representing clients in all Rankin County courts except those in which he is a judge. Visit John Shirley's website at www.ShirleyLawFirm.com and he may be contacted at email@ShirleyLawFirm.com or 601-992-8589.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Elder Law
  • Probate
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    • Family Law - (Adoption, Child Custody / Support, Conservatorship, Divorce, Estates, Guardianship, Paternity, Termination Parental Rights, Wills) Criminal - (Youth Court, Adult Felony & Adult Misdemeanor)
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Family Law - (Adoption, Child Custody / Support, Conservatorship, Divorce, Estates, Guardianship, Paternity, Termination Parental Rights, Wills) Criminal - (Youth Court, Adult Felony & Adult Misdemeanors)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
5th Circuit
Northern US District Court of MS
Southern US District Court of MS
Certifications
Guardian Ad Litem (AOC)
Professional Experience
Judge, Pearl Youth Court
-Current
Judge, Pearl Municipal Court
-Current
Judge, Rankin County Justice Court
-Current
Instructor, Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy
-Current
Commission Member, Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance
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Public Defender, Pearl Youth Court & Pearl Municipal Court
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County Prosecutor, Rankin County Court
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Education
National Judicial CollegeJudicial Courses
Mississippi State UniversityComputer Science
Activities: Instructor - Computer Science
Details: Masters level courses
Mississippi College School of Law - Mississippi CollegeJ.D.
University of Alabama - BirminghamB.S.Computer Science
Professional Activities
Youth Court Law Seminar Speaker Ole Miss Law School 2013-Current
Juvenile Public Defender Seminar Speaker Mississippi College School of Law 2009-Current
Guardian Ad Litem Seminar Speaker Mississippi College School of Law 2003-Current
Youth Court Law Instructor Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy 2003-Current
Seminar Speaker MC Law School & Ole Miss Law School & MS Judicial College 2003-Current
Details: Changes in Youth Court Law; Confessions and Search & Seizure; Criminal Trial Procedures; Ethical Issues for Guardians Ad Litem; Ethical Issues for Justice Court Judges; Ethical Issues for Juvenile Defenders; Ethical Issues for Municipal Court Judges; Ethical Issues for Youth Court Judges; Fundamentals of Holding Court; Procedures Preceding a Criminal Trial; Prosecution of Child Abuse; Role & Powers of a Guardian Ad Litem; Testimony by Children; Youth Court Practice
Professional Associations
Member, Mississippi Council of Youth Court Judges
-Current
Member, Mississippi Justice Court Judges Association
-Current
Member, Mississippi State Bar
-Current
Member, Rankin County Bar Association
-Current
Member, Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance
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WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Website

CONTACT & MAP

PO Box 4334
Brandon, MS 39047
USA
Telephone: 601.992.8589