McGlinchey News Release
John Rouse Appointed to Capital Area Bar Association Board of Directors, Receives Service AwardRead Time: 2 mins
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that John Rouse, Member, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Capital Area Bar Association (CABA). John will serve as a Director for the 2023-2024 term. On May 10th, John will also receive CABA’s 2023 Service Award at the Evening Honoring the Judiciary hosted by CABA and the Jackson Young Lawyers Association at the Country Club of Jackson.
“We congratulate John on this deserved award and on his appointment to the CABA board,” said G. Dewey Hembree, Managing Member of McGlinchey’s Jackson office. “His dedication to serving our local legal community is commendable, and I am proud to call him my colleague.”
John is a Member in McGlinchey’s Jackson office who represents corporate clients in private civil litigation in state and federal courts throughout the Southeast. He has particular expertise in handling complex civil litigation filed against aviation manufacturers and carriers, financial institutions, automotive finance, and insurance companies, national insurance companies, and domestic and foreign product manufacturers. Licensed in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas, John divides his time among the firm’s Jackson, Mississippi, and Nashville offices.
“CABA is a wonderful organization made up of some of the most professional and giving attorneys in the Jackson metro area,” John said. “I’m proud to be trusted to help lead this important group as a Board member and honored to be recognized for service among its members.”
The annual CABA Service Award is presented to a CABA member who has demonstrated exemplary service to the local and legal communities through pro bono work, time, and skills donated to community social service, civic, artistic, or cultural organizations.
CABA serves the Jackson metropolitan area of Hinds, Madison, and Rankin Counties of Mississippi. For 80 years, the CABA has worked to promote the efficient administration of justice in Mississippi by supporting the state and federal judiciary; promoting civility and cooperation towards clients, lawyers, the public, and the courts; supporting pro-bono opportunities; engaging in diversity issues affecting law practice; and creating forums for discussion and education on legal issues.