Eugene A. "Gene" Simmons was admitted to The Mississippi Bar in 1969. His practice areas include real estate, commercial lending and finance, and corporate law. Gene also works extensively with nursing home facilities in the areas of collections, contracts, finance, and commercial transactions.

Honors & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • American Bar Association (Real Property, Trust and Probate Sections)
  • Capital Area Bar Association ( Ethics Committee and Judicial Liaison Committee, past member)
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Hinds County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, past officer
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Served on Environmental Aspects of Real Estate Transactions Subcommittee of the American Bar Association
  • Speaker at numerous seminars on the subject of Real Estate Contracts and related topics

Community & Professional

  • Century Club Charities, Inc. (former President and Secretary, Director)
  • First Baptist Church Jackson (Board of Deacons, former Chairman)
  • Representative for the State of Mississippi on Nominations Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention (1989)
  • Taught Sunday School class for more than 40 years; presently teaching at Christ United Methodist Church
  • Jackson Preparatory School Booster Club, former President
  • Northside YMCA (Board of Directors, former member)
  • University Club (Board of Governors)


Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1969

Bachelor's Degree: Mississippi State University, B.A., 1966