Taggart, Rimes & Graham, PLLC Adds Trae Sims, Formerly General Counsel To Department Of Public Safety

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Trae Sims

RIDGELAND, MS – Taggart, Rimes & Graham, PLLC announced that Trae Sims, most recently General Counsel to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, has joined the firm.

Primarily focusing on criminal defense, Sims formerly served Prosecutor and Assistant City Attorney to the City of Madison, Mississippi. He has been a frequent lecturer in the areas of prosecution strategies and law enforcement legal training and brings years of experience in managing both internal and external investigation as well as extensive knowledge of regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to his public service, Trae gained years of trial experience from the private sector in complex civil litigation.

Trae is active in the community and legal profession. He has been a member of the Mississippi Bar since 1999, and volunteers as an advisor to the Mississippi College School of Law Moot Court competition teams. He is currently a Deacon and a member of the security team with First Baptist Church in Madison, Mississippi. A member of the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association, Trae enjoys volunteering in his free time with Mission First Christian Mission and with the Madison Center Players Community Theatre.


Taggart, Rimes & Graham, PLLC provides a broad suite of legal services to clients in Mississippi. The firm’s major practice areas include corporate law and transactions, commercial real estate, commercial litigation, regulatory and government law, telecommunications, hospital and healthcare law, family law, probate and estate planning, personal and corporate defense, church and non-profit matters, ad valorem tax matters and education law. The firm is located in the Merrill Lynch building in Ridgeland, Mississippi. For more information, please visit www.trglawyers.com.