Jamie G. Houston, III

Jamie G. Houston, III: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
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Jamie G. Houston III, was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1976. He has been admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, and the United States Tax Court. His practice includes corporate and business law, as well as tax and estate planning and administration. Jamie is a Certified Public Accountant.

Honors & Recognitions

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow; 2002-07, State Chair)
The Best Lawyers in America (1995-2018, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Litigation & Controversy-Tax; Litigation-Trusts & Estates; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates)
The Best Lawyers in America, Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2012, Tax Law; 2013, Litigation - Trusts and Estates; 2014, Corporate Law; 2015, Litigation - Trusts and Estates; 2015, Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law)
Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008-17, Commercial/Corporate)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006-17, Business/Corporate; 2010-13, Top 50 in Mississippi)
•Mississippi Bar Foundation, fellow
•Mississippi Tax Institute (Board of Trustees, 1981-83; Chairman, 1983)

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (State Chair, 2002-2007); Mississippi Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (34)

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Lending and Finance
  • Corporate Trustee Consulting and Litigation
  • Directors & Officers Consulting
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • Corporate
  • Business and Corporate
  • Closely Held Businesses, Partnerships and Joint Ventures
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Non-profit Corporations - Formation and Counseling
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Business Succession and Legacy Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate, Trusts and Estates
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Governmental Relations
  • Economic Development and Governmental Incentives
  • Healthcare
  • Compliance and Regulatory
  • Medical Practice Representation
  • Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement and Third-Party Billing Claims and Audit
  • Litigation
  • Domestic Relations and Family Law
  • Taxation
  • Business/Corporate Taxation
  • Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxes
  • Individual Taxation
  • State and Local Taxation (SALT)
  • Tax Controversy
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Transactional Tax Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1950  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, Bachelor's of Business Administration, Accountancy, 1974
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1976; New York University, Master of Laws, Taxation, 1978
Year of First admission:
1979, U.S. Tax Court; 1976, Mississippi

Community & Professional

•American Bar Association (Taxation, Health Law, Business Law, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Sections)
•American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
•Capital Area Bar Association
•The Mississippi Bar (Estates and Trusts, Taxation, and Real Property Sections; 1999-00, Estates and Trusts Section, Chairman)
•Mississippi Estate Planning Council
•Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
•Community Foundation for Mississippi (since 2013)
•The Luckyday Foundation Board of Managers (since 2006)
•Andrew Jackson Council, Boy Scouts of America (2004-09, Executive Board Member)
•Highlands Presbyterian Church
•Goodwill Industries (1992-95, Board of Directors)
•University of Mississippi Foundation (1997-2015; 2017-, Board of Directors; 2005-07, Board of Directors, Chairman)

Birth Information:
Greenwood, Mississippi, 1952
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