Jim F. Spencer, Jr.

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Jim F. Spencer, Jr. was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1987. His practice is focused on bankruptcy and creditors' rights, commercial litigation, and construction law. Jim is a member of the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference and the American Bankruptcy Institute and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

Honors & Recognitions

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Corporate/Commercial: Bankruptcy)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2012-16, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
The Best Lawyers in America (2009-19, Banking & Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Bankruptcy; Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law)
The Best Lawyers in America, Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2016, Litigation - Bankruptcy)

Areas of Practice (24)

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Banking, Financial Services, and Securities Litigation
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Corporate Trustee Consulting and Litigation
  • Directors & Officers Consulting
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Chapter 11 Proceedings
  • Chapter 7, 12 and Chapter 13 Proceedings
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Loan Workouts
  • Construction
  • Bidding and Contracts
  • Construction Claims and Disputes
  • Construction Liens
  • Construction Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Closely Held Businesses, Partnerships and Joint Ventures
  • Corporate Governance
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Accountants
  • Directors and Officers Litigation
  • Lawyers

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1976  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
Mississippi State University, Bachelor's Degree, Banking and Finance, 1983
Law School Attended:
Mississippi College School of Law, Juris Doctor, Special Distinction, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987, Mississippi

Community & Professional

•Mississippi Bar
•American Bankruptcy Institute
•Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference (2018, President)
•Chairman; Committee on Professional Responsibility, Miss. Bar, 2014
•Committee on Local Rules for the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi (2011-12, Chairman)
•Christ United Methodist Church (2007-08, Finance Committee, Chairman; 1995-96, Board of Trustees, Chairman)

Birth Information:
Tupelo, Mississippi, 1962
Reported Cases:
Community Home Financial Services, Inc. v. Edwards Family Partnership, LLP, 2013 WL 1336505 (S.D. Miss. 2013); Greenville Riverboat LLC v. Less Getz & Lipman, PLLC, 131 F. Supp. 2d 842 (S.D. Miss. 2000); Scott v. Vorha, 414 F. Supp. 2d 631 (S.D. Miss. 2005); In Re: O&G Leasing, LLC, 456 B.R. 652 (Bankr. S.D. Miss. 2011); In Re: England Motor Company, 426 B.R. 178 (Bankr. N.D. Miss. 2010); C&C Investment Properties, LLC v. FDIC, 2013 WL 1136337 (S.D. Miss. 2013); Gulf South Rebirth Fund I, LLC v. Stinson, 2010 WL 2925686 (S.D. Miss. 2010); Allen v. City Finance Company, 224 B.R. 347 (S.D. Miss. 1998).
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