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Hugh D. Keating is Vice-President/Treasurer, Director and Shareholder of Dukes, Dukes, Keating & Faneca, P.A., with workplaces in Gulfport and Hattiesburg, MS. He received his B.A. from the University of South Alabama, 1974; Juris Doctorate, Mississippi College School of Law, 1979; and Master of Science in Real Estate and Urban Developement, The American University, Washington, D.C., 1981, pursuant to a National Highway Institute graduate fellowship awarded through america Department of Transportation. Additionally, in 2004, Hugh earned the pretty appeared SR/WA designation offered by way of the International Right of Way Association.

Hugh presently serves as President of The Mississippi Bar for the July 2011-July 2012…
Hugh D. Keating is Vice-President/Treasurer, Director and Shareholder of Dukes, Dukes, Keating & Faneca, P.A., with places of work in Gulfport and Hattiesburg, MS. He obtained his B.A. from the University of South Alabama, 1974; Juris Doctorate, Mississippi College School of Law, 1979; and Master of Science in Real Estate and Urban Developement, The American University, Washington, D.C., 1981, pursuant to a National Highway Institute graduate fellowship awarded by using the United States Department of Transportation. Additionally, in 2004, Hugh earned the relatively seemed SR/WA designation provided via the International Right of Way Association.

Hugh presently serves as President of The Mississippi Bar for the July 2011-July 2012 term. Within The Mississippi Bar, Hugh has served at the Board of Bar Commissioners, 2003-2006, and its Executive Committee; as Chairman, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee and as a member, Fee Dispute Resolution Committee. In 2005, Hugh turned into inducted as a Fellow into the American Bar Foundation in 2011. He presently serves as a member of the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP) Board of Directors.
Dukes, Dukes, Keating & Faneca, P.A.

Practise Areas

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Corporate and Contract Law
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Debtor/Creditor Relations
  • Bankruptcy
  • Real Property
  • Eminent Domain
  • Land Use Planning and Zoning
  • Gaming
  • Hospitality and Administrative Law
Law Firm Position

Shareholder

Admission Info

Admitted in 1982, U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
1981, Mississippi
1984, U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Payment Type

Fixed hourly fees
Fixed charges to be had

Start on the Faculty of Law
Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi

Class of 1979
J.D.

University Attended

University of South Alabama
Class of 1974
B.A.

The American University, Washington, District of Columbia
Class of 1981
M.S.
Real Estate and Urban Development

Associations & Memberships
Mississippi Municipal Attorneys Association
Bar Fellowship
Fellow, The Mississippi Bar Foundation and served as a member of the Board of Trustees, 2006-2009, and Awards and IOLTA Grants Committees.

Memberships in professional associations consist of the Harrison County Bar Association, The Mississippi Bar, American Bar Association, Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, American Association for Justice, American Inns of Court, and International Right of Way Association.

Hugh's practice regions cover preferred civil litigation, company and agreement law, industrial transactions, commercial litigation, debtor/creditor family members, financial ruin, real property, eminent domain, land use making plans and zoning, gaming, hospitality and administrative law. Hugh is certified as a Mediator by means of the Mississippi Bar and authorised by the American Arbitration Association and U.S. District Court, Southern District, Mississippi, and serves at the Court Annexed Mediation Committee created by means of the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Efforts by Keating to contribute to our communities via servant management encompass involvement as Chairman, Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Trust Tidelands; President, Board of Trustees, Leadership Gulf Coast; Executive Council, Boy Scouts of America, Pine Burr Area Council; Assistant Scout Master, Troop 301; President, Mississippi Coast Crime Commission; Gulfport School District Strategic Planning Committee; Board of Directors, Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors, University of South Alabama National Alumni Association; Gulf Coast Business Council, Land Use Committee; Finance Committee Member for Governor Barbour's Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding and Renewal following Hurricane Katrina; Gulfport Rotary Club; Charter Member and Grand Marshal (2001) of the Hibernia Marching Society (Irish Heritage Society); Youth baseball educate for over 25 years; Commissioner, South Mississippi District 6 Babe Ruth Baseball; and President, Gulfport Youth Sports Association, Inc.

Hugh has overseen the acquisition of greater than three hundred parcels of property for public improvement projects and has attempted, to a a hit conclusion, more than dozen eminent domain instances.

Over the years, Hugh has been an teacher on the University of Mississippi, Jackson department; Jackson State University; William Carey College, Gulf Coast campus; and for the International Right of Way Association. He has also been a visitor speaker for seminars and lessons subsidized through the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, National Business Institute, Lorman Education Services, Southern Gaming Summit, and Tulane University.

Keating has been recognized as a Mid-South Super Lawyer, Mississippi Business Journal Leadership in Law Most 10 Finalist, Sun Herald's South Mississippi Business network Leader over forty, Outstanding Lawyers of America, Who's Who Worldwide of Global Business Leaders, and Outstanding Young Men of America for contributions to his career and community.

In 2006, Hugh finished the Education for Ministry (EFM) program backed by way of the University of the South, School of Theology. He is a former Sr. Warden, Jr. Warden and Vestryman at St. Marks Episcopal Church, Gulfport, Mississippi.

Hugh and his spouse, Donna, are blessed to have three youngsters, a son-in-regulation, and 3 grandchildren. Daughter, Erin Whitaker (30) and husband, Jeff, and their three children, Isabelle Grace Whitaker, Curran Edward Whitaker and Hughes Elizabeth Whitaker; and sons, Sgt. Hugh Dennis Keating, Jr. (28), USMC (Reserves), 2 tour veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Daniel Dexter Keating (18).

Year Joined Firm

1982

Litigation Percentage

50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

Mediator, Mississippi Bar

Honors and Awards

Nationa
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express Discover MasterCard Visa

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BancorpSouth Building2909 13th Street, Sixth Floor
Gulfport, MS  39501-1925
U.S.A.
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BancorpSouth Building2909 thirteenth Street, Sixth Floor
Gulfport, MS  39501-1925
U.S.A.


Opening Hours


  • Monday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday By appointment
  • Sunday By appointment

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