Bradley attorney Will Manuel was elected president of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA is a national organization of trial lawyers with 97 chapters in all 50 U.S. states. The Mississippi Chapter has more than 120 members dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment. Selection for membership into ABOTA carries with it considerable prestige among attorneys, judges and legislators.
Mr. Manuel previously served as vice president of ABOTA's Mississippi Chapter in 2019. His one-year term as president began in February 2020.