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Harris Shelton is proud to announce that Attorney Benjamin D. West was selected by his peers to serve as Vice President of the Lafayette County Bar Association for the 2021-2022 term.
As a professional organization, the Lafayette County Bar Association offers networking, educational and professional development opportunities to local Mississippi members. West previously served as the organization’s Secretary in 2011-2012 and as Treasurer in 2012. He will lead the organization as President in the 2022-2023 term.
West, a native Memphian, earned both his bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi and began his legal career in Oxford. He has a diverse background in litigation, having worked in private practice and as in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 company. West also worked for two of the most prestigious global law firms in Houston, Texas, before returning to Oxford.
West, who is based in Harris Shelton’s Oxford office, is licensed to practice law in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas. An equity member of Harris Shelton, he leverages his vast experience to provide cost-effective litigation, regulatory, compliance and dispute resolution strategies for our clients.