Watkins & Eager is pleased to announce that Emily R. Sumrall has joined the firm as an associate. Emily, a Moss Point native, holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Mississippi, and a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. Emily was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2016 and has been a staff attorney with the Honorable James C. Walker of the 11th Chancery District of Mississippi.  Emily will practice primarily in the practice areas of Probate, Trusts and Estates and Trust and Estate Litigation, alongside Jamie Houston and Clark Luke, and in  Domestic Relations and Family Law, where she will work with Susan Steffey and Lewis Bell. Watkins & Eager’s practice groups work closely together to draw on various specialties in the firm, including family law, estate planning, tax, and real estate. The firm has extensive experience handling divorces, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and mediations.