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Blythe K. Lollar

Associate Jackson

Blythe Lollar is an associate in the Jackson office where she focuses her practice on employment litigation.  She offers advice and provides representation before both state and federal courts.  Blythe devotes a substantial amount of her practice to defending employers and management in a variety of legal claims including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Lollar served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sharion Aycock, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi and worked as a summer associate at a large southeastern law firm focused on civil litigation defense.  As a law student, Mrs. Lollar also worked as a student clerk for the judges of the First Circuit Court District of Mississippi.

Out of the office, Mrs. Lollar serves on the Women in the Profession Committee of the Mississippi Bar Association and is actively involved with the Young Lawyers Division.  Additionally, Mrs. Lollar is an active member of the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association and has served as a volunteer judge for the Mississippi High School Mock Trial Regional Competition.


Experience

Mrs. Lollar drafts pre-trial motions, including motions for summary judgment; argues before courts on pre-trial law and motion matters; handles all aspects of discovery; participates in mediation and settlement negotiations; and provides preventative counseling to employers on all employment practices.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section; Young Lawyers Division)
  • Mississippi Bar Association (Women in the Profession Committee; Labor and Employment Section; Young Lawyers Division – Child Advocacy Committee)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Women Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Speeches:

  • Employment Law Briefing - ''FLSA Flubs and Fumbles: Independent Contractors and Joint Employment'' - Jackson - April 2016
  • Employment Law Briefing - ''EEOC Update - Thanks for Coming to Work Today'' - Jackson - October 2015
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