Michael J. Malouf
After graduating from Greenwood High School, Mike attended the University of Mississippi where he received his BA in 1967 and his JD in 1970. He began practicing as a sole practitioner in Jackson after graduating from law school, and later formed Malouf & Malouf, where he practices with his son, daughter, and associates. The firm is engaged in the general practice of law, with Mike primarily focusing on civil litigation, domestic relations, and criminal defense. Mike’s many successes in the courtroom has earned him the reputation of being one of Mississippi’s best trial lawyers.
Mike has served in various positions within the legal community of Jackson, including Officer and Director of the Jackson Young Lawyers and Board of Directors of the Hinds County Bar Association. He has also been active in the Mississippi Bar, serving on the Board of Bar Commissioners, Committee on Professional Responsibility; Chairman of the Workers Compensation Section, and Chairman of the Unauthorized Practice of Law. Mike is a much sought after lecturer, and often speaks at various continuing legal education seminars on domestic, civil, and criminal topics. Mike is also active in the development and growth of downtown Jackson, and has served on the Board of Directors of Downtown Partners, and was appointed by the governor to serve on the Mississippi Telecommunications Commission.
Mike Malouf, Jr.
Mike Jr. primarily practices in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, and bad faith insurance. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1992 and received his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 1996. Mike is very active in the legal community. He is a past officer of the Jackson Young Lawyers Association where he served as Treasurer, Child Advocacy Chairman, Social Chairman, Membership Chairman, and a Sykes Boys & Girls Club Tutoring Program Leader. In 2000, Mike was recognized by JYL as an Outstanding Young Lawyer. In 2001 he was an Associate Member of the Charles Clark American Inns of Court. He is also an active member of the Mississippi Bar where he served on the Board of Directors for the Young Lawyers Division and Child Advocacy Committee. Mike currently serves on several boards, including Jackson Metro Habitat for Humanity and Jackson Futbol Club. Mike is married to Susan Stanfill Malouf and is the proud father of a daughter, Ann Leighton, and two sons, Michael, III, and Chambers.
Melissa A. Malouf
Melissa primarily practices in the areas of domestic relations and criminal law. She graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1994 where she received many honors. She received her law degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 1998. During law school, Melissa served as Treasurer and President of the Law Student Bar Association and Co-Editor of The Legal Eye. She is a current member of the Hinds County Bar and the Mississippi State Bar where she has served on several committees. She is a past officer of the Jackson Young Lawyers Association and past member of the the Charles Clark American Inns of Court. Melissa is the proud mother of two young sons, Bash and Brody, and is a member of St. Richard Catholic Church.
William E. Ballard
Will primarily practices in the areas of personal injury and domestic relations. He received his undergraduate degree in economics from Mississippi State University, and graduated cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law. During law school, Will was a member of the Moot Court Board, a Mock Trial Team, and he received the American Jurisprudence Award for best paper in Bankruptcy Law. He is admitted to practice law before all Mississippi State Courts and the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi. He enjoys hunting, fishing, playing tennis, and spending time with his wife, Jamie Ballard, who is also a fellow attorney.