January 2nd, 2011
Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, P.L.C., welcomes Matthew Courtner as an associate in its Jackson office. Mr. Courtner’s practice focuses primarily on the areas of tort and insurance defense and workers’ compensation. He is a member of the Firm’s Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law Practice Group.
Mr. Courtner received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence, summa cum laude, from Mississippi College School of Law in 2009, where he was the on-line articles editor for the Mississippi College Law Review. During law school, Mr. Courtner earned the American Jurisprudence award in Corporate and Partnership Taxation, Torts I, Secured Transactions, and Counseling and Negotiation Seminar. Mr. Courtner also received the 2008-2009 Bradley Arant Best Comment Award, the Mississippi College School of Law Alumni Award, and the Estates and Trusts Section of the Mississippi Bar Award. Mr. Courtner is the author of “The Intersection of Hollywood & Jurisprudence: Examining Change Through 12 Angry Men & the Proposed Amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56,” 28 Miss. C. L. Rev.427 (2009).
Mr. Courtner received his Masters of Law in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 2010. While pursuing an L.L.M., Mr. Courtner was a research assistant for Professor Noel Cunningham.
Mr. Courtner is a member of the Jackson-Madison County Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.
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