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Edward (Ted) P. Connell, Jr., is a companion with the law company of Merkel & Cocke, P.A. Mr. Connell obtained his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 1994, graduating cum laude. This became accompanied with the aid of receipt of his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1997. While attending the University of Mississippi School of Law, Mr. Connell authored “Mississippi Casinos and the Detention of a Patron: What are the Parameters of a Casino’s Powers in Detaining a Patron and the Subsequent Liability Which Can Follow?” which was published inside the National Gaming Law Review. He became additionally a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Phi Delta Phi.

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Edward (Ted) P. Connell, Jr., is a companion with the law organization of Merkel & Cocke, P.A. Mr. Connell obtained his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 1994, graduating cum laude. This become observed by way of receipt of his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1997. While attending the University of Mississippi School of Law, Mr. Connell authored “Mississippi Casinos and the Detention of a Patron: What are the Parameters of a Casino’s Powers in Detaining a Patron and the Subsequent Liability Which Can Follow?” which was posted inside the National Gaming Law Review. He was also a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Phi Delta Phi.

Mr. Connell is admitted to exercise earlier than all nation courts in Mississippi and Tennessee, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi. He is a member of the Mississippi and Tennessee State Bars, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, Association of Trial Lawyers, and the Coahoma County Bar Association. He turned into Coahoma County organizer for the Mississippi Bar’s program “Lawyer in Every Mississippi Classroom” (2007), and assisted with the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project along side North Mississippi Rural Legal Services once they hosted a “Know Your Rights Summit” in 2009.

His exercise includes popular litigation, negligence law, people’ compensation, gaming regulation, real estate, and wills and trusts.

Mr. Connell is a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church and has served phrases on the vestry (1997 to 2000 and 2006 to 2009) as well as the Board of its Day School (2003 to 2006 and 2008 to 2010) and its long-variety planning committee. He was additionally a member of the Rotary Club (1998 till 2016) in which he has served as President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer, and on the Board of Directors for Clarksdale Area Habitat for Humanity (2003 until 2015). He also serves as pro bono General Counsel for Clarksdale Area Habitat for Humanity, and served in this equal role for St. George’s Episcopal Day School till its remaining. Mr. Connell served at the board of directors of Covenant Bank from 2011 until it merged with Planters Bank and Trust in 2016, changed into at the board of directors of Delta Council (2007-2008), turned into a previous member of the Board of the Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce (1999-2002), and was an energetic fund raiser for the nearby bankruptcy of Boy Scouts of America from 1997 till 2007. He also served as President of the North Delta Ole Miss Alumni Club for 2005 and 2006.

Published Works

“Mississippi Casinos and the Detention of a Patron: What are the Parameters of a Casino’s Powers in Detaining a Patron and the Subsequent Liability Which Can Follow?”, National Gaming Law Review, 1996.

Professional Associations and Memberships

- The Mississippi Bar Association, 1997 – Present

-- Litigation Executive Committee, Member, 2008–¬14

-- Litigation Executive Committee, Chair, 2014

-- Board of Directors of the Young Lawyers Division, 2006-08,

-- Young Lawyers Assistance Committee, 2006–07

-- High School Mock Trial Committee, 2007–08

- Coahoma County Representative on the Disaster Legal Relief Committee: Coahoma, Quitman, and Tunica Counties, 2001–04

- Tennessee State Bar

- Coahoma County Bar Association, 1997 – Present

-- President, 2005-06

- Mississippi Association for Justice

- Mississippi Bar Foundation, 2007 – Present

-- Named a Fellow in in 2017

- American Trial Lawyers Association

- The University of Mississippi Alumni Board, 1998–2001

- The University of Mississippi Law Alumni Board, 1997– 2000 and 2014–sixteen

- University of Mississippi Young Alumni Board, 2002–05

- Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2017–Present

Honors and Awards

- Super Lawyers, 2011–thirteen and 2015 – Present

- Super Attorneys / Lawyers and Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” 2008–10

- Mississippi Business Journal, “Leaders In Law,” 2012

- Delta Business Journal, “Most 50 Under 50 within the Delta,” 2003

References

- Delta Regional Authority

- North Delta Development and Planning District

- Planters Bank and Trust
Merkel & Cocke, P.A. Attorneys At Law

Practise Areas

  • General Litigation
  • Negligence Law
  • Real Estate
  • Wills, Trust, Estates
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Gaming Law
  • Personal Injury
Law Firm Position

Partner attorney

Admission Info

Admitted in 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
1997, Mississippi and Tennessee
1977, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
1997, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
1997, United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
1977, United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
1977, United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
1977, United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

Payment Type

Free consulting carrier
Fixed hourly quotes
Fixed prices to be had

Start at the Faculty of Law
University of Mississippi School of Law

Class of 1997
J.D.
Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi

University Attended

University of Mississippi
Class of 1994
B.A.
cum laude

Birth Date and City

Born in 1971
Clarksdale, Mississippi, October 17, 1971


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Clarksdale

30 Delta Avenue
P.O. Box 1388
Clarksdale, MS  38614
U.S.A.
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