Anthony P. Jackson
Anthony was born and raised in Mound Bayou, Mississippi. He received his bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College, Mississippi’s oldest institution of higher education, where he played football and served as the first African-American Student Body President. After graduation, he attended law school at the Mississippi College School of Law.
As a law student, Anthony focused his interest on education and advocacy. After acceptance in the Reuben V. Anderson Center for Justice and Social Action Education Clinic, Anthony was sworn into limited practice, and advised the Mississippi Department of Education, school districts, teachers, and families on education due process and administrative proceedings. Anthony also served on the National Board of Directors for the National Black Law Students Association, the largest student-led 501(c)(3) in the country. In this role, Anthony served as the Director of Academic Affairs and oversaw the implementation of programs geared to help minority students and the regulation of law school policies that had the potential to impact a student’s matriculation through law school. Anthony also served as a Pupil at the Charles Clark American Inn of Court.
Anthony is admitted to practice in all Mississippi state and federal courts.