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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.  

  • Barbara Bluntson-Deputy City Attorney
  • Carrie Johnson - Deputy City Attorney
  • Briana Keeler-Deputy City Attorney
  • Brigette Morgan-Deputy City Attorney
  • Shanda Lewis-Deputy City Attorney    
  • Amber Rembert-Deputy City Attorney
  • Terrell S. (Terry) Williamson - Legal Counsel 
  • Nakesha Watkins-Legal Counsel

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