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Mark Halbert practices in the area of general civil litigation and labor and employment. He has more than 20 years of litigation experience, with extensive experience in employment litigation, tort claims, commercial litigation and estate disputes.


Mr. Halbert represents management in a variety of employment matters including employment discrimination claims, wrongful termination, fair labor standards and practices, and employment policies. He represents business clients in contract negotiations, breach of contract claims, non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, and lease disputes. His tort litigation work includes premises liability claims, trucking accidents and malicious prosecution. He has extensive experience in chancery court matters involving will contests, breach of fiduciary duty and general probate disputes.


Mr. Halbert is licensed to practice law in Mississippi and Arkansas, and he has litigated cases in state and federal courts, including appeals to the Fifth and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Court of Federal Claims.

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  1. Litigation: 60%
  2. Employment: 40%

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Phelps Dunbar

One Mississippi Plaza, Seventh Floor
201 S. Spring Street
Tupelo, MS, 38804-4811

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MSAuthorized to practice law200001/11/2016
ARAuthorized to practice199601/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
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N/ABest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Arkansas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Mississippi BarMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment LawWage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Harding UniversityPublic AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mississippi Employment Law SeminarThe Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments: What We've Learned in the First Year2010
Mississippi Employment Law SeminarCriminal Penalties in Employment Law2008