Emily Robertson Sumrall was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2016 and was a staff attorney with the Honorable James C. Walker of the 11th Chancery District of Mississippi from 2016-2019.   Emily practices primarily in the areas of family law and estates.  Emily has considerable experience in Chancery Court practice, including divorce, child custody, adoptions, wills and estates, and probate. 

Community & Professional

  • Mississippi Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Jackson Young Lawyers, 2016-Present
  • Madison County Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Capital Area Bar Association, 2016-Present


  • Characterizing Recharacterization: Anticipating Resolution of the Current Circuit Split, The Business Law Network and Negotiation Board's Fall Conference and CLE (presented article with Robert Gambrell)


Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, cum laude, 2016

Bachelor's Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Mississippi, 2011