Tommy C. Estes earned recognition as a Mid-South Super Lawyer in the practice area of estate planning and probate. Heather Hardt Douglas was recognized as a Rising Star in the area of workers’ compensation, and Melissa Jane Hughes was recognized as a Rising Star in the area of insurance coverage.
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