Photo of Sarah Beth  Wilson
  • PRACTICE FOCUS
  • EDUCATION+
    • Mississippi College School of Law
      J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
    • Millsaps College
      B.B.A. in Accounting and Economics, cum laude, 2007
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • Mississippi
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • CLERKSHIP+

Insights

Publications
  • "Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure: Issues and Updates," Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference Annual Seminar (Biloxi, MS., 2019) Presenter
Speaking Engagements
  • "Bankruptcy - for Bankers," Mississippi School of Banking, Mississippi Bankers Association (Oxford, MS., 2019) Presenter
  • “Automatic Stays, Discharge Injunctions, and Other Bankruptcy Law Basics: Key Terms and Ground Rules All Lawyers Should Know and Remember,” Bridge the Gap: Rule 3 – New Lawyer Program, Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division (2018) Presenter
  • “State-by-State Moderated Presentation and Update: Mississippi,” Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference (New Orleans, LA., 2018) Co-Presenter
  • “Bankruptcy Case Law Update,” Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference Annual Seminar (Jackson, MS., 2017) Co-Presenter
  • “Claims, Stays, Discharges, and More: Bankruptcy Law Basics Your Clients Need You to Know,” Bridge the Gap: Rule 3 – New Lawyer Program, Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division (2017) Presenter
  • “The Fifth Circuit: A Back-Stage View,” Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference (2016) Moderator
  • “Bankruptcy Settles Debts, But With Consequences,” Metro Legal Professionals (2016) Presenter
  • “Real Estate Foreclosure: A Step-by-Step Workshop,” National Business Institute (2016) Presenter
  • “BOOT CAMP: Foreclosure and Loan Workout Procedures,” National Business Institute (2015) Presenter
  • “Business Contracts: A-Z,” National Business Institute (2015) Presenter
  • “Strength & Professionalism as Woman in Today’s Law Practice,” Millsaps College (Jackson, MS., 2013) Presenter
News

Memberships & Affiliations

Professional

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern & Southern Districts of Mississippi, Local Rules Advisory Committee for the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure - Chairman (2018-2020), Member (2017-2019)
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference – Chairperson, Annual Seminar Committee (2016), Co-Chairperson, Annual Seminar Committee (2015)
  • Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance, Mississippi Board of Banking Review – Governor-Appointed Member (2017-2022)
  • Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference – Planning Committee Member (2017-2018)
  • Madison County Business League and Foundation, Legislative Advisory / Policy and Planning Committee (2017-2019), Ad Hoc Committee: State Flag (2018)
  • Madison County Young Professionals (MCYP), Steering Committee – Chairperson (2017-2018), Co-Chairperson (2016-2017)
  • Mississippi Bankers Association, Bank Attorneys Committee (2017-2019)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Mississippi Young Bankers Association
  • Mississippi Corporate Counsel Association
  • Mississippi Women Lawyers Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association

Civic

  • Mississippi College School of Law, American Bar Association National Arbitration Competition Team - Coach, Conrad B. Duberstein National Bankruptcy Competition Team - Coach, Appellate Advocacy and Legal Writing - Former Adjunct Professor
  • Millsaps College, Mock Trial Team - Coach, Advanced Business Law - Former Visiting Professor
  • Charles Clark American Inn of Court – Barrister Member, Associate Member (2013-2015)

Recognition

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy, The Best Lawyers in America (2020, 2021)
  • Mid-South Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (2014-2020)
  • Mississippi Under 40 Hotlist, Benchmark Litigation (2018)
  • Madison County Young Professional of the Year, Madison County Business League & Foundation and Madison County Economic Development Association (2018)
  • Mississippi's Leading Attorneys, Mississippi Business Journal (2017)
  • Rising Business Star, 50 Leading Businesswomen in Mississippi, Top 50 under 40, Mississippi Business Journal (2016)
  • Outstanding Program Award, American Inns of Court (2015)

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law
    J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
  • Millsaps College
    B.B.A. in Accounting and Economics, cum laude, 2007

Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Publications
  • "Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure: Issues and Updates," Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference Annual Seminar (Biloxi, MS., 2019) Presenter
Speaking Engagements
  • "Bankruptcy - for Bankers," Mississippi School of Banking, Mississippi Bankers Association (Oxford, MS., 2019) Presenter
  • “Automatic Stays, Discharge Injunctions, and Other Bankruptcy Law Basics: Key Terms and Ground Rules All Lawyers Should Know and Remember,” Bridge the Gap: Rule 3 – New Lawyer Program, Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division (2018) Presenter
  • “State-by-State Moderated Presentation and Update: Mississippi,” Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference (New Orleans, LA., 2018) Co-Presenter
  • “Bankruptcy Case Law Update,” Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference Annual Seminar (Jackson, MS., 2017) Co-Presenter
  • “Claims, Stays, Discharges, and More: Bankruptcy Law Basics Your Clients Need You to Know,” Bridge the Gap: Rule 3 – New Lawyer Program, Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division (2017) Presenter
  • “The Fifth Circuit: A Back-Stage View,” Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference (2016) Moderator
  • “Bankruptcy Settles Debts, But With Consequences,” Metro Legal Professionals (2016) Presenter
  • “Real Estate Foreclosure: A Step-by-Step Workshop,” National Business Institute (2016) Presenter
  • “BOOT CAMP: Foreclosure and Loan Workout Procedures,” National Business Institute (2015) Presenter
  • “Business Contracts: A-Z,” National Business Institute (2015) Presenter
  • “Strength & Professionalism as Woman in Today’s Law Practice,” Millsaps College (Jackson, MS., 2013) Presenter
News

Professional

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern & Southern Districts of Mississippi, Local Rules Advisory Committee for the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure - Chairman (2018-2020), Member (2017-2019)
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference – Chairperson, Annual Seminar Committee (2016), Co-Chairperson, Annual Seminar Committee (2015)
  • Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance, Mississippi Board of Banking Review – Governor-Appointed Member (2017-2022)
  • Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference – Planning Committee Member (2017-2018)
  • Madison County Business League and Foundation, Legislative Advisory / Policy and Planning Committee (2017-2019), Ad Hoc Committee: State Flag (2018)
  • Madison County Young Professionals (MCYP), Steering Committee – Chairperson (2017-2018), Co-Chairperson (2016-2017)
  • Mississippi Bankers Association, Bank Attorneys Committee (2017-2019)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Mississippi Young Bankers Association
  • Mississippi Corporate Counsel Association
  • Mississippi Women Lawyers Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association

Civic

  • Mississippi College School of Law, American Bar Association National Arbitration Competition Team - Coach, Conrad B. Duberstein National Bankruptcy Competition Team - Coach, Appellate Advocacy and Legal Writing - Former Adjunct Professor
  • Millsaps College, Mock Trial Team - Coach, Advanced Business Law - Former Visiting Professor
  • Charles Clark American Inn of Court – Barrister Member, Associate Member (2013-2015)
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy, The Best Lawyers in America (2020, 2021)
  • Mid-South Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (2014-2020)
  • Mississippi Under 40 Hotlist, Benchmark Litigation (2018)
  • Madison County Young Professional of the Year, Madison County Business League & Foundation and Madison County Economic Development Association (2018)
  • Mississippi's Leading Attorneys, Mississippi Business Journal (2017)
  • Rising Business Star, 50 Leading Businesswomen in Mississippi, Top 50 under 40, Mississippi Business Journal (2016)
  • Outstanding Program Award, American Inns of Court (2015)