Willard Benton GreggPartner
Bo is active in the Family Law Section of the Mississippi Bar. He has served that group by assuming many roles through the years, including it’s chairman. He is a regular contributor to continuing legal education in the practice area of family law in Mississippi. He has recently presented a lecture to the Mississippi Judicial College and participated in a Lunch-And-Learn held at the Mississippi Bar Center in Jackson. Bo has been a member of the board of directors for the Shepherd’s Staff Counseling Center and currently counsels with Make -A-Wish Mississippi. He is a former Director of the Capitol Area Bar Association. Bo has been a member of the Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions’ Committee on Character and Fitness for more than twenty years, and has recently filled the role of that committee’s division chair.
Bo is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a national group founded “to encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards and advance the cause of matrimonial law, to the end that the welfare of the family and society be protected.” He has earned an AV - Preeminent Peer-Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbel and was included in past and current listings of Mid-South Super Lawyers.
Bo and his wife, Kathy, live in Jackson. They have two children: Sarah (15) and Paul (13). Bo and Kathy are active in their church, local charities and their children’s school. Bo serves as an officer and committee member in First Presbyterian Church of Jackson.
He was raised in Petal, Mississippi, earned a forestry degree from Mississippi State University, and is a 1994 graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law. He remains active at Ole Miss through the Lamar Order.
J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1994
Honors: Chairman,Moot Court, University of Mississippi, 1993 -1994
B.S., Mississippi State University
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
Honors: Xi Sigma Pi
Major: Forest Management
Society of American Foresters
Member Since: 1988
Capitol Area Bar Association
Madison County Bar Association
The Mississippi Bar, Family Law Section
Member; Executive Committee, 2003-2006; Chair, 2004-2005
Alabama State Bar