Michael G. Pond

Michael Pond has assisted thousands of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer debtors in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi. In addition to representing consumers before the Bankruptcy Court, Michael has considerable experience with civil lawsuits against finance companies, banks, mortgage companies and other lenders who engage in predatory lending practices, having obtained some of the largest settlements in the nation for these types of “predatory lending” cases. Michael graduated from the University of Texas at Tyler with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics, and received his law degree “with distinction” from Mississippi College where he was a member of the Mississippi College Law Review. He is nearing completion of his M.B.A. degree as a graduate student at the Else School of Management at Millsaps College. Mr. Pond has also studied at Tulane University Law School. Michael is a Lifetime Member of the Mississippi Trial Lawyer’s Association as well as the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

Firm Overview:

Here To Help When Money Problems Hit

No one plans to get into a hole financially. Unexpected events, such as a medical emergency, loss of a job, divorce or the death of a spouse can cause money problems as well as a great deal of emotional grief. The stress of unmanageable debt can be overwhelming.

There are solutions. The team at Pond Law Firm is committed to helping residents of greater Jackson, Mississippi, resolve their financial problems and get their life back on track.

There is life after bankruptcy, and it is significantly less stressful than spending weeks and months avoiding bill collectors and worrying about losing your home or having other assets seized.

Janice T. Jackson

Janice Jackson has earned a stellar reputation in the courtroom and legal community as a fierce advocate for her clients and for the empathy and skill she and her talented staff bring to the practice of Family Law. After graduation from University of Southern Mississippi, she worked as a stockbroker (Series 7 License) and then co-owned and operated a family business for eight years prior to entering law school. Since graduation from Mississippi College School of Law, Janice has practiced Family Law for the past seventeen years. Her success and talent for negotiation and litigation spring from the depths of personal experiences in her education, life and work. She achieves practical results for her clients. Most importantly, her clients can live and, ultimately, prevail with her results, an issue often overlooked in heated domestic cases when emotions are raw. Janice, a native of Jackson, Mississippi, is a wife, mother, friend, step-mother, grandmother and a sister who has three brothers living in the tri-county area. A large, extended family life allows her to be attuned to her client’s unique circumstances, needs and feelings. Her experience allows her to understand the needs of her clients’ family, financial and business considerations. And, most importantly – the needs of their children in the long term.

Firm Overview:

Janice Jackson has almost twenty years experienced practicing family law in the Jackson, Mississippi area. From divorce cases, to estate probate, to visitation issues involving military deployment, Attorney Jackson has helped families through difficult times with care and compassion.

Family Law Practice Areas:

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support Collection
  • Guardianship
  • Paternity
  • No-Fault Divorce
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Military Deployment
  • Alimony
  • Conservatorship
  • Modification of Child Custody
  • Modification of Child Support
  • Contempt
  • Mediation
  • Estate Probate and Wills

If you are facing a divorce, or need help with estate probate or a will, contact Janice Jackson from Jackson Law Firm, PLLC at 601-982-9797.

Brittany Wagner

Brittany Wagner is our exclusively recommended Training & Development Services expert in Mississippi on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Brittany directly using the contact details above.

Brittany is a nationally respected athletic academic counsellor and life coach. She was the “mother” to the most dominant junior college football program in the United States – the East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) Lions. With more than a decade’s worth of combined experience at the NCAA and NJCAA levels, Ms. Wagner spent eight years on the EMCC athletic administrative staff where she was responsible for monitoring the academic well-being of the school’s 200 student-athletes.

Ms. Wagner has recently garnered world-wide fame as the television star of the hit Netflix documentary series, “Last Chance U” – which follows the three-time NJCAA national champions during their 2015 football season. Known for giving “troublemakers” their last chance at making it to the NFL, Ms. Wagner is the vivacious, mentor and mother-figure to the these men – often times the driving factor behind their future successes. Wagner’s recent stardom has landed her interviews with The Dan Patrick Show, GQ Online, New York Times, New York Daily News, and several ESPN affiliates. Her common question, “Do you have a pencil?” has become a phenomena across the world since the show’s debut.

Firm Overview:

10KP works directly with your school/program over a 5 or 10 month period. Brittany Wagner engages with selected at-risk student-athletes; acting as a student-athlete manager for this select group. She manages various aspects of these student-athletes lives including academic success and life skills – working to change their mindset regarding academics, improve their chances of maintaining academic eligibility and increase their willingness to accept personal responsibility and make successful decisions. (For universities considering this option, compliance departments will need to be consulted.)