April McDonald

April McDonald

  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Gov & Administrative Law, Family Law...
  • Alabama, Mississippi
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APRIL L. MCDONALD is a lifelong resident of Lucedale, Mississippi. Her practice is general civil litigation and appellate litigation in the fields of personal injury and insurance defense, as well as family law. Ms. McDonald received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Delta State University and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Mississippi College School of Law. While in law school, Ms. McDonald was a member of the nationally recognized Moot Court Board, Secretary of the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, Senator-At-Large of the Law Student Bar Association, and Semi-Finalist at the Labor and Employment Moot Court Trial Competition in Dallas, Texas. Ms. McDonald joined the firm as an associate in 2013. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as an attorney in a regional personal injury firm and for the Mississippi Department of Human services. Ms. McDonald is a member of the Jackson County Bar Association, in which she is currently the Vice President and formally the Secretary (2015-2016). She is also a member of the Jackson County Young Lawyers Association, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, Mississippi Bar, Alabama Bar, and American Bar Association. She is admitted to practice before all Mississippi and Alabama State Courts, the U.S. Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. In her community, Ms. McDonald is a Mississippi High School Mock Trail Competition Judge, a member of Refuge United Methodist Church, and a blood donor with the Blood Center. Ms. McDonald is also an avid marathon runner and cyclist.

Education
Mississippi College School of Law
J.D. (2011) | Law
Delta State University
B.A. (2008) | English
Professional Experience
Staff Attorney
Mississippi Department of Human Services
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Associate Attorney
Morris Bart, Ltd.
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Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar # 7142R81M
Member
Current
The Mississippi Bar # 103954
Member
Current
Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Jackson County Young Lawyers Association
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Jackson County Bar Association
Vice President
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Jackson County Bar Association
Secretary
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Mississippi
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    MasterCard, Discover, Citi, American Express
Practice Areas
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Litigation
Languages
  • English
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Website
Contact & Map
711 Delmas Ave.
Pascagoula, MS 39567
USA
Toll-Free: (228) 762-8021
Fax: (228) 762-7589