Sid Davis

Global Collaborative Law Council
P.O. Box 700
Mendenhall, Mississippi 39114
United States
Office: 601-847-7577
Member since 2005
Membership Type: IACP
Profession(s): Lawyer, Mediator

The first Collaborative Lawyer in Mississippi, I've used a Collaborative Law Agreement since 2004 with virtually all clients indicating my sole purpose in representing them is to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation. I have extensive experience as a Negotiator, which includes 8 years as a bank examiner and 25 years in banking. I began my career as a Mediator in 2000, and as a Collaborative Lawyer in 2004. I served as Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section of the Mississippi Bar Association for two terms and as an Adjunct Faculty Professor at the Mississippi College School of Law where I have taught the Banking Law class 3 semesters and co-taught the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) class 4 semesters.

Area(s) of Practice: Business Law, Civil Law, Collaborative Law, Estate Law, Family Law, Financial, Mediation, Probate Law, Real Estate Law, Teaching
License(s): Attorney at Law: admitted to practice in Mississippi, and practicing as a Collaborative Lawyer and Mediator ~Certified Public Accountant
Professional Activities: Chair of the Collaborative Law Committee of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section of the Mississippi Bar. ~ ~Former Chair for two years of the ADR Section of the Mississippi Bar. ~ ~Former Chair of the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee of the Mississippi Bar. ~ ~Adjunct Faculty Professor, Mississippi College School of Law teaching Banking Law and co-teaching ADR.
Education:
Undergraduate:
University of Mississippi, BBA in Accountancy, 1967

Post-graduate:
University of Alabama, MA in Banking & Finance, with BGS honors, 1975
<br>Certified Public Accountant, 1978
<br>Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, Master of Liberal Studies, 1997
Comments: I have 33 years of negotiating experience as a former bank examiner and banker, and have been a Mediator since 2000. I am serving as Chair of Collaborative Law Committee of the ADR Section of the Mississippi Bar, having served as ADR Section Chair for two terms. I was Former Chair of the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee, where we added the Mediation alternative to Mandatory Arbitration. I have been a Collaborative Lawyer since 2004, and practice exclusively negotiations, mediations, and collaborative law to resolve disputes without going to court.