BARRY K. JONES
Phone: 601.987.5342
Fax: 601.987.5342
bjones@bislawyers.com

Barry K. Jones concentrates his practice in the areas of state and federal taxation including individual, non-profit and business tax planning, estate and gift tax planning, compliance and tax controversy; business law including general corporate, contracts, business entity formation, liquidation, merger, reorganization, acquisition and securities law exemptions; employee benefits including qualified plans, non-qualified deferred compensation, stock option plans and welfare benefit plans; estate planning, estate and trust administration; asset protection planning; and elder law.

EDUCATION

1980 - L.L.M., Emory University

1978 - J.D., Emory University

1975 - B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

1992 - Certified Public Accountant, Mississippi Board of Public Accountancy

2005 - Accredited Estate Planner, National Association of Estate Planners and Councils

BAR ADMISSIONS

Mississippi

Tennessee

Georgia

Federal District Court

U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit

U.S. Tax Court

Eastern District of Tennessee

Georgia Supreme Court

Georgia Court of Appeals

Middle District of Georgia

DISTINCTIONS

Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Elder Law, Tax Law and Trust and Estates.

AV Preeminent Highest Professional Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

AV Preeminent Highest Professional Rating Judicial Edition by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Listed by Mid-South Super Lawyers in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Business and Corporate.

Listed by Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition

Listed by Mid-South Tax Lawyers

Listed by The American Registry as one of America's Most Honored Lawyers and Top Attorney in the Mid South for 2020

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

Mississippi Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Georgia Bar Association

American Association of Attorneys-Certified Public Accountants

Estate Planning Council of Mississippi

Mississippi Financial Planning Association

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants

Mississippi Tax Institute, Board of Trustees (2007-2019)

Mississippi Baptist Health Systems Foundation Estate and Gift Advisory Board, Chairman (2009-2011)

Mississippi Secretary of State Trust Laws Study Group 

Mississippi Secretary of State Nonprofit Corporation Laws Study Group