The Mississippi Access to Justice Commission Team
MSATJC Executive Director
Nicole McLaughlin is the Executive Director of the Mississippi Access to Justice Commission and the Director of The Mississippi Bar's Access to Justice Initiative. She is admitted to practice before all Mississippi State and Federal Courts, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She is a member of the Lee County Bar Association. She was a Board Member for the Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division North East District from 2009 to 2011. She was also the Past President, Vice President and Treasurer of the Lee County Young Lawyers. She is a member of the Mississippi Women Lawyer's Association and currently the Liasion to Students at the University of Mississippi School of Law.
After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Mississippi State University, Ms. McLaughlin received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Law. She is a former adjunct professor of Paralegal Studies at Itawamba Community College.
Ms. McLaughlin is very active as an Advisory Member of the Lee County Hunger Assistance Program which provides food pantries to schools. She is a current active member and first Vice-President of Junior Auxiliary of Tupelo. She is also a former Mississippi Access to Justice Commissioner. She also serves on the Mississippi Suprem Courts' Commission on Children's Justice and the Parent Representation Task Force.