Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Jackson counsel Clarence Webster III has been selected as The Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division’s 2015-2016 Outstanding Young Lawyer. He was formally presented with the award at The Mississippi Bar’s Annual Meeting on July 15.
“We are thrilled that Clarence has earned this distinction. I can think of no candidate more deserving,” said Jackson partner Margaret Oertling Cupples. “Clarence is a model attorney who practices with the highest regard for ethics, respect and client advocacy. He is a true inspiration for his colleagues.”
The Outstanding Young Lawyer Award is the highest award given each year by the Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar. Mr. Webster was chosen for exemplifying professional proficiency, service to the profession and service to the community, state and nation.
Mr. Webster has participated in a variety of matters in federal and state trial courts across Mississippi, Tennessee, Florida, Louisiana, Arkansas, Illinois, California, Delaware, West Virginia, Kentucky and Alabama. He has represented and advised a broad range of clients in a variety of matters, including cases involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, contract disputes, products liability, mass torts, commercial and residential real estate, fraud, legal malpractice and appellate litigation.
As a complement to his successful legal practice, Mr. Webster is highly involved in civic and professional activities. In addition to the Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar, he is actively involved with the Litigation Section of the Mississippi, the Capital Area Bar Association, and the 100 Black Men of Jackson. He earned his J.D. from Yale and his B.A. (with honors) from the University of Mississippi.