Areas of Practice
  • University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1986
  • The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1983, cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa
  • University of Mississippi, B.Accy, 1981, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 1983
Court Admissions
  • N.D. Miss., 1983
Pamela Prather
Special Counsel
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4739 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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Pamela Prather is special counsel in the firm's Tax & Estates Practice Group and practices from the firm's Jackson office. Ms. Prather focuses her practice in estate planning, and probate and trust administration.

After completing her undergraduate education at the University of Mississippi, with a Bachelor of Accounting, cum laude, Ms. Prather received her legal education at The University of Mississippi School of Law, graduating cum laude, and at the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law earning an LL.M. in Taxation. While at the University of Mississippi, she was a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Phi, and Omicron Delta Kappa fraternities. Ms. Prather is a member of The Mississippi Bar having served as Chair of the Estates and Trusts Section and as Fellow of the Young Lawyers Division.

She has served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Taxation Section of The Mississippi Bar and as Secretary and Director of the Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar. She is a past Editor of The Mississippi Lawyer, is a former Director of the Jackson Young Lawyers Association, and has served as a member of the Special Liaison Tax Committee of the Southeastern Region for The Mississippi Bar. Recently, Ms. Prather was honored by being chosen as one of the Outstanding Community Volunteers being honored in the 2010 Goodwill Salute. In addition, she was the recipient of 2011 Delta Gamma Fraternity Oxford Award for community service.


  • Goodwill Industries, Selected as one of the 2010 Outstanding Community Volunteers
  • Recipient of 2011 Delta Gamma Fraternity Oxford Award for community service
  • University of Mississippi (Hall of Fame, Mortar Board)



  • Capitol Area Bar Association (Chairman, Evening Honoring the Judiciary, 2009 to date)
  • Jackson Symphony League (Board of Directors and Past President)
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association (Past Director, 2008–2011; Past Secretary)
  • Junior League of Jackson (Past Sustaining Advisor Fund Development Council and Mistletoe Marketplace; Internal Controls Chair and Fund Development Taskforce, 2005–2006; Vice President, Fund Development, 2004–2005; Advisory Planning Director, 2003–2004)
  • Junior League of Jackson Keystone Fund (Member, Board of Trustees) 
  • Mississippi Children's Museum (Member, Board of Directors; Co-Chairman of Development Committee)
  • Mississippi Museum of Art, Art Ball, New Year's Eve Gala (Committee Member; Member, Gallery Guild)
  • Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Association (Board of Directors, 2005–2008; Executive Committee and Finance Committee)
  • Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Foundation (Past Secretary/Treasurer and Director) 
  • Stewpot Community Services (Firm Coordinator)
  • The Mississippi Bar (Chairman, Section of Estates and Trusts, 2003–2004; Vice Chair, 2002–2003; Secretary/Treasurer, 2001–2002;  Section of Taxation, Past Secretary/Treasurer)
  • The Mississippi Bar (Fellow, Young Lawyers, Director 2008–2011)
  • The Mississippi Lawyer (Editor, 1992–1993)
  • University of Mississippi Law Alumni Chapter (Past Director)