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Transactional Division

The Transactional Division provides legal advice and representation to the Mayor, Chief Administrative Officer, City Council, and City departments, as well as other City agencies, boards, and commissions.  

The attorneys handle a variety of legal matters, including, but not limited to, real property, open meetings, open records, housing, bond and finance, ordinances, elections, federally-funded programs, construction, environmental law, minority and women-owned business contracting, conflicts of interest and ethics matters, and matters relating to economic development and neighborhood revitalization.  They also advise city staff on health benefits programs, life insurance, Section 125, Cafeteria Plan, general payroll tax administration, and employee benefit issues involving retired, terminated, and deceased employees.

They are responsible for drafting all of the City's contracts and legal documents including tax abatement and economic development agreements; construction, architectural, and engineering services contracts; interlocal cooperation agreements; and real estate documents.  

  • James Anderson, Jr. - Special Assistant to the City Attorney
  • Gail W. Lowery - Special Assistant to the City Attorney
  • Carrie Johnson - Senior Deputy City Attorney
  • Azande W. Williams - Deputy City Attorney
  • Terrell S. (Terry) Williamson - Legal Counsel 


            455 E Capitol St.
            Jackson, MS 39207
    
            Ph: 601-960-1799
            Fx: 601-960-1756
            Fx: 601-960-0321