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  • PRACTICE FOCUS
  • EDUCATION+
    • Mississippi College School of Law
      J.D., summa cum laude,
    • University of Alabama
      B.A. in Criminal Justice and Political Science, summa cum laude, 2012
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • Alabama
    • Mississippi
    • District of Columbia
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • CLERKSHIP+
    • Law Clerk to the Hon. Leslie H. Southwick, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Candice Rucker practices in the area of labor and employment.

Insights

Publications
  • A Proper Workplace-Recording Policy Can Be a Powerful Tool for Employers (February, 2020)
  • "Alternative Dispute Resolution," Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law (2018-2019 Edition) Co-Author
  • "Chalk It Up to Lessons Learned: Sixth Circuit's New Fourth Amendment Decision Provides Insight for Appellate Litigants," Tennessee Appellate Review Blog (May 2019) Author
  • "You've Got Issues: Making a Case for Deep-Issue Statements," Tennessee Appellate Review Blog (April 2018) Author
  • “Whose Line is it Anyway? The Substantive Use of the Guardian Ad Litem’s Testimonial Hearsay in Mississippi Chancery Court Proceedings,” Mississippi College Law Review (Spring 2016) Author
Speaking Engagements
  • “Lessons Learned from the Fifth Circuit Pro Bono Program," Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit Appellate Advocacy CLE (October 2019) Speaker

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar - Leadership Forum (2020)
  • Alabama State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Mississippi College School of Law - Moot Court Coach

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law
    J.D., summa cum laude,
  • University of Alabama
    B.A. in Criminal Justice and Political Science, summa cum laude, 2012

Admissions

  • Alabama
  • Mississippi
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Leslie H. Southwick, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Publications
  • A Proper Workplace-Recording Policy Can Be a Powerful Tool for Employers (February, 2020)
  • "Alternative Dispute Resolution," Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law (2018-2019 Edition) Co-Author
  • "Chalk It Up to Lessons Learned: Sixth Circuit's New Fourth Amendment Decision Provides Insight for Appellate Litigants," Tennessee Appellate Review Blog (May 2019) Author
  • "You've Got Issues: Making a Case for Deep-Issue Statements," Tennessee Appellate Review Blog (April 2018) Author
  • “Whose Line is it Anyway? The Substantive Use of the Guardian Ad Litem’s Testimonial Hearsay in Mississippi Chancery Court Proceedings,” Mississippi College Law Review (Spring 2016) Author
Speaking Engagements
  • “Lessons Learned from the Fifth Circuit Pro Bono Program," Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit Appellate Advocacy CLE (October 2019) Speaker
  • American Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar - Leadership Forum (2020)
  • Alabama State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Mississippi College School of Law - Moot Court Coach