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Chuck D. Barlow Named MC Law Lawyer of the Year

Chuck D. Barlow, Vice-President, Environmental Strategy and Policy of Entergy Corporation, was recently named Lawyer of the Year by Mississippi College School of Law. Barlow was presented with an award during the annual MC Law Alumni Dinner held at the Jackson Country Club on April 27, 2017.  Each year, the award is given to alumni who exhibit outstanding lifetime achievement in the legal community.

Barlow holds the Master of Laws (LL.M.) in environmental and natural resource law from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1995.  In 2007, he was honored with Lewis and Clark’s Distinguished Environmental Graduate Award.  Barlow received his undergraduate degree from Mississippi College in 1984 with special distinction and high honors, the Master of Arts in English from the University of Virginia in 1986, and his law degree from the Mississippi College School of Law in 1989 (magna cum laude).

Barlow is the author of “State Environmental Justice Programs and Related Authorities” in The Law of Environmental Justice (ABA 1999) (Michael Gerrard, ed.), "Why the Christian Right Must Protect the Environment:  Theocentricity in the Political Workplace," 23 Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Rev. 781 (1996), and "The Proposed Management of the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker in the Southern National Forests:  Analysis and Suggestions," 17 Univ. Ark. Little Rock L.J. 727 (1995).  He has also served as an adjunct professor at Mississippi College School of Law.

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