Emily Barr was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2016 and joined Watkins & Eager in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, she served as law clerk to the Honorable David C. Bramlette III, United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. During law school, Emily was casenote/comment editor of the Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Mississippi College Law Review, Casenote/Comment Editor
  • Mississippi College Moot Court Board
  • Phi Delta Phi Honor Society
  • National Order of Scribes
  • American Jurisprudence awards for Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, Appellate Advocacy, Domestic Relations, Sales and Leasing, and Commercial Paper

Community & Professional

  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Charles Clark American Inn of Court, 2015-16


Juris Doctor: Mississippi College School of Law, summa cum laude, 2016

Bachelor's Degree: Bachelor of Arts, University of Georgia, magna cum laude, 2013