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E-mail Contact
Phone: (662) 244-8824
Fax: (662) 244-8837

kullmanlaw.com
119 3rd Street South, Suite 2
Columbus, MS 39701

Jennifer Sims


Specialization

Labor & Employment


About Jennifer's Practice

Jennifer D. Sims has a diverse practice that primarily focuses on litigation. She has experience handling EEOC charges and other employment-related matters, including discrimination, retaliation, and wage/hour claims.  Jennifer also has experience with medical malpractice medical review panels and lawsuits, law enforcement liability claims, lawsuits against public entities, and claims related to construction and design defects.  Jennifer has also served as an adjunct instructor of sports law at Louisiana State University’s E.J. Ourso College of Business.

Education
  • Paul M. Hebert Law School, Louisiana State University, J.D., B.C.L., 2007; member of Jessup International Law Moot Court Team and American Association of Justice National Student Trial Team; CALI award for highest grade in Labor Law
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., Accounting, magna cum laude, 2004


Major Publications & Speaking Engagements
  • Editor, Mississippi Employment Law Letter
  • Contributing Editor, Southeast Employment Law Letter
  • Author, "Post notice of employees' rights or be prepared for the consequences!" Mississippi Employment Law Letter, February 2018, and HR Daily Advisor, March 2, 2018
  • Author, "Preshift activities: compensable or not compensable? That is the question!" Mississippi Employment Law Letter, January 2018, and HR Daily Advisor, February 26, 2018
  • Author, "Listen closely! 5th Circuit rejects stuttering employee's ADA claims," Mississippi Employment Law Letter, September 2017, and HR Daily Advisor, October 16, 2017
  • ‘Management Update Briefing”, an update on Labor and Employment Law, Baton Rouge, LA, May 2015
  • “Management Update Briefing”, an update on Labor and Employment Law, Baton Rouge, LA, April 2014
  • “Management Update Briefing”, an update on Labor and Employment Law, Baton Rouge, LA, October 2013
  • “Management Update Briefing”, an update on Labor and Employment Law, Baton Rouge, LA, April 2013
  • “Staying Out of Trouble with the Wage & Hour Law”, update on Labor and Employment Law, Baton Rouge, LA, October 2012
  • “Worker Classification Issues”, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, Shreveport Chapter, Shreveport, LA, August 2012
  • “2012’s HR Hot Topics!”, Greater New Orleans Society For Healthcare Human Resources, Metairie, LA, May 2012


Professional Recognition
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Named a “Rising Star” by Louisiana Super Lawyers 2015, 2016, and 2017

Admitted to Practice
  • Mississippi and Louisiana state courts
  • Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


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