Bethany A. Tarpley

Bethany A. Tarpley

Batesville, Mississippi

Bethany Tarpley joined the firm in 2014. She focuses her practice on domestic relations, criminal law and civil rights violations.
Ms. Tarpley is a 2012 graduate of Mississippi College School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor, summa cum laude. While in law school, she was articles editor of the Mississippi College Law Review and was on the moot court board. Ms. Tarpley also received numerous awards and honors while in law school, including membership in the Inns of Court and American Jurisprudence awards for the highest grade in 16 classes.
She is a diehard Seminoles fan, having received her bachelors, magna cum laude, and masters, summa cum laude, from Florida State University.


Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Family Law
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Construction Disputes

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2012
  • Mississippi, 2012


  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
    • J.D. summa cum laude - 2012
  • Florida State University
    • M.A. summa cum laude - 2002
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2000
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: History and American Studies

Published Works

  • The 'Rules of War' - Spotlight on the Geneva Conventions, International Bar News, Vol 56 No. 2 May, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Inns of Court , 2011 - 2012
  • Panola County Bar Association, 2013 - 2015
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Association
  • Tri County Young Lawyers Association , 2015 - Present


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