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Lynn Patton Thompson was recently invited into the Fellowship of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA).  CLSA is an invitation-only selective and limited membership international association of the world's best construction lawyers. The composition of the CLSA is aggressively diverse, with recognition of deserving, experienced and highly qualified lawyers across all .. Read More
Robert A. Biggs, III has recently become a Fellow of the American Bar Association. The Fellows is a global honorary society of lawyers, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the profession and service to society. Membership is limited to one percent of the lawyers admitted to practice in the United States and its territories and to a limited number .. Read More
On August 16, 2018, Christopher Solop, received a favorable ruling from the Mississippi Supreme Court on behalf of his client Hemphill Construction Company, Inc. (See attached article below). The Court determined that where the apparent low bidder’s price exceeds the allocated funds for the project by more than ten percent (10%), the governing authority must reject all bids, secure .. Read More
Biggs, Ingram & Solop attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2019. Christopher Solop was selected for inclusion in the fields of Construction Law, Government Contracts Law and Litigation – Construction Lynn Patton Thompson was selected for inclusion in the field of Construction Law. Otis Johnson, Jr. was selected for inclusion in .. Read More
Lynn Patton Thompson will make a presentation entitled "Award and Administration of State and Local Public Contracts Funded by FEMA -- Avoid the Day of Reckoning", to the ABA Public Contract Section on Thursday, July 26. This discussion will be useful for private practitioners and State and in-house Attorneys and will include information to help navigate the requirements for public procurements, .. Read More
Stephen Stack will be a presenter at the NBI Seminar "Personal Injury Damages Start to Finish" on July 20, 2018.  He will talk about Negotiating and Litigating the Damages: Plaintiffs' Tactics.  You can register for this seminar online at www.nbi-sems.com.
Christopher Solop and Travis Conner recently received a favorable ruling from the Mississippi Supreme Court in D.W. Caldwell, Inc. v. W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company [click attachment below for the Supreme Court decision]. In this case of first impression, the Court was asked what qualifies as an "evident miscalculation" in a confirmation proceeding of arbitration award. D.W. .. Read More
Robert A. Biggs, III will moderate "What Judges Think: Real-World Scenarios in Civil Court - An Interactive Workshop" through National Business Institute in Jackson, Mississippi on May 11, 2018.  This workshop is attended to be an interactive judicial workshop to get to know judicial judges and what they want. You can register online at www.nbi-sems.com. .. Read More
Robert A. Biggs, III recently spoke at the FDCC Trucking Committee 2018 Winter Meeting at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort.  Mr. Biggs addressed the audience on a case study on the defense of the trucking company for alleged liability for a rear end collision with a slow moving and/or stopped vehicle in the travel lane of a highway.
Otis Johnson and Lynn Thompson received Leadership in Law Awards at a reception held by the Mississippi Business Journal on December 14, 2017.  Previous recipients are Stan Ingram (2011), Christopher Solop (2013) Bob Biggs (2015) and Brenda Redfern (2016).  The criteria for Leadership in Law includes integrity, leadership, role models and the ability to exemplify the noble tradition .. Read More
On November 22, 2017, Davis House received a favorable ruling in an arbitration proceeding before the American Arbitration Association ("AAA"). The firm’s client, a stucco subcontractor, was alleged to have abandoned its subcontract by the general contractor.The arbitrator, however, found the general contractor had breached its contractual obligations and required it to pay not just the .. Read More
Robert A. Biggs, III has been listed as a 2018 Super Lawyer in Civil Litigation: Defense.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.     .. Read More
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Biggs, Ingram & Solop, PLLC has been ranked as a Tier 1 "Best Law Firm" in the practice areas of Construction Law and Oil & Gas Law.  The firm also holds a Tier 2 ranking in the areas of Insurance Law, Natural Resources Law and Energy Law and a Tier 3 ranking in the area of .. Read More
Congratulations to Chris Solop who was inducted into the Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, Athletic Alumni Association Hall of Fame this weekend along with his teammates who finished the 1972-73 basketball season with a record of 23-5. His Colonia High School basketball team won the very first Central Jersey Group IV sectional championship in the school’s history. This achievement has yet to .. Read More
We are pleased to announce that Davis House passed the Louisiana Bar and will be sworn in on October 19.  Christopher Solop, Managing Member, stated that with Davis being admitted in Louisiana, this will put the firm in a even better position to serve our clients.  The firm will now be serving clients in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, .. Read More