Jamie G. Houston III, was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1976. He has been admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, and the United States Tax Court. His practice includes corporate and business law, as well as tax and estate planning and administration. Jamie is a Certified Public Accountant.

Honors & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow; 2002–07, State Chair)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (1995–2024, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Elder Law; Litigation-Trusts & Estates; Litigation and Controversy-Tax; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Nonprofit/Charities Law; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2010, Trusts and Estates; 2012,  Tax Law; 2013, Litigation - Trusts and Estates; 2014, Corporate Law; 2015, Litigation - Trusts and Estates; 2015, Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law; 2019, Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law)
  • Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008–22, Commercial/Corporate; 2022, Tax)
  • Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for High Net Worth (2018-2022, Private Wealth Law)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006–18, Business/Corporate; 2010–13, Top 50 in Mississippi)
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Mississippi Tax Institute (Board of Trustees, 1981-83; Chairman, 1983)

Community & Professional

  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar (Estates and Trusts, Taxation, and Real Property Sections; 1999–00, Estates and Trusts Section, Chairman)
  • Mississippi Estate Planning Council
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants 
  • Community Foundation for Mississippi (2013-2019)
  • The Luckyday Foundation Board of Managers (since 2006)
  • University of Mississippi Foundation (1997–2015; 2017-, Board of Directors; 2005–07, Board of Directors, Chairman) 
  • Andrew Jackson Council, Boy Scouts of America (2004–09, Executive Board Member)
  • Goodwill Industries (1992–95,  Board of Directors)
  • Highlands Presbyterian Church


Bachelor's of Business Administration (Accountancy): University of Mississippi, 1974

Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, 1976

Master of Laws (Taxation): New York University, 1978

Certified Public Accountant, Mississippi, 1979