Joseph T. Wilkins III

Shareholder, Retired

JOSEPH T. WILKINS, III (Joe) was born in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1942. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1964 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1967 from the University of Mississippi. After serving as Captain in the U. S. Army, JAG, 1967-69, he was an Estate Tax Attorney, Internal Revenue Service, Birmingham, Alabama, 1969-71. Mr. Wilkins represented the city of New Albany as Alderman (1973-74), City Attorney (1975) and City Prosecuting Attorney (1975). Mr. Wilkins retired as of January 1, 2022.

Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi, 1967

Education:

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1967
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of Mississippi, 1964
    • Bachelor of Business Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Capitol Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions:

  • U. S. Army, JAG, 1967 – 1969
  • Internal Revenue Service, Birmingham , Alabama, Estate Tax Attorney, 1969 – 1971
  • City of New Albany, Alderman, 1973 – 1974
  • City of New Albany, City Attorney, 1975
  • City of New Albany, City Prosecuting Attorney, 1975

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