Prior to the founding of Taggart, Rimes & Graham, PLLC, Mona worked at a large metro-area law firm where she practiced in the areas of insurance defense, contracts, premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice defense, personal injury defense and other general civil litigation.
Mona currently focuses her practice to the areas of corporate law, healthcare law, real estate transactions and business litigation. Mona has handled a wide range of commercial transactions, including the formation of business entities, purchase and sale of real estate, loan transactions, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and contract matters. Mona also represents individuals and businesses in complex litigation and advises business owners regarding structuring of business entities and assets to optimize efficiency while minimizing exposure. Mona also advises health care providers and healthcare-related entities on business and practice management issues and regulatory compliance matters.
Mona is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. Mona received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Economics, from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Mona earned her law degree and a Certificate in Health Law in 2005 from Saint Louis University School of Law. While in law school, Mona participated in Moot Court, was a member of the Health Law Association and the Public Interest Law Group and served as a teaching assistant for Moot Court and Legal Research and Writing. Mona worked at the United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Missouri in the Health Care Fraud and Abuse division where she addressed matters under Health Care Fraud laws, Stark law, Anti-Kickback statutes, False Claims Act laws, and Medicare and Medicaid laws. Mona also interned at Legal Services for the Eastern District of Missouri, where she worked in the family law and property law divisions.
Mona is a member of the Health Law, Litigation and Business Law sections of the Mississippi Bar, the American Health Lawyers Association, Madison County Bar Association and Capital Area Bar Association. Mona was selected to participate in the 2012 Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum and is a former member of the Mississippi Bar’s Public Information Committee.
Mona has held an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell® since 2013.