Loren Pratt


Director of Legal Writing





  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2007, magna cum laude
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 2003, magna cum laude



Professional Experience:


  • Mississippi Supreme Court, Permanent Law Clerk to Associate Justice Ann H. Lamar, 2008-2012
  • Mississippi College School of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2008-2012
  • Wise Carter Child & Caraway, PA, Associate, 2007-2008



Law School Service:


  • Academic Standards Committee
  • Student Services Committee



Bar Admissions:


  • Mississippi State Courts
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit



Professional Memberships:


  • Mississippi Supreme Court Approved Mediator
  • Mississippi Bar Association 
    • Appellate Practice Section
    • Young Lawyer's Division, Seminars Committee
  • American Bar Association
    • Judicial Division
    • Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Section
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • The Scribes
  • Legal Writing Institute
  • Association of Legal Writing Directors
  •       ° New Directors Committee



  • Integrating Practice-Ready Skills: Legal Updates, Status Updates, and Professional Updates, 27 Second Draft 15 (Fall 2013/Winter 2014).



  • Multi-Purpose Summer Program, Legal Writing Institute Poster Presentation: July 2014

    Mississippi Judicial College Civil Law Update: April 25, 2014 & October 25, 2012 Critiquing Incomplete Drafts, ALWD Teaching Workshop: June 26, 2013


Community Activities:


  • Junior League of Jackson
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church Finance Committee
  • Madison County Chamber of Commerce