Taggart, Rimes and Graham, PLLC, Welcomes Justice David Anthony Chandler As Senior Counsel

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David Anthony Chandler

RIDGELAND, MS – The law firm of Taggart, Rimes & Graham, PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Justice David Anthony Chandler who will be joining the firm as Senior Counsel on October 15. Retiring from the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services, Justice Chandler brings a proven track record of devoted service to the State of Mississippi. He also previously served as a Justice with the Mississippi Supreme Court and Judge on the Mississippi Court of Appeals.

“We are truly honored that Justice Chandler has chosen to join us for the practice of law at this stage of his remarkable career of public service, “said Andy Taggart, CEO at Taggart, Rimes & Graham. “As part of our ongoing strategy to expand our legal service offerings to meet the needs of as many Mississippians as possible, our clients, attorneys, and law firm will all benefit from the skills and knowledge he brings to our team.”

“As this new era in my life unfolds, I am thrilled with the opportunity to work at Taggart, Rimes & Graham, and am deeply grateful to them for extending this opportunity allowing me to work alongside some of the most competent, capable, and caring lawyers I know,” said Justice Chandler. “My time on the appellate bench as well as the two years spent as the first Commissioner for the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services were very exciting, challenging and rewarding. I look forward to continuing to serve the citizens of this state in this new capacity.”

Dedicated to the people and education systems of Mississippi, Justice Chandler brings to the firm an extensive career history served in the public education system with a focus on work force training prior to his service as a municipal judge and subsequent election to the Mississippi Court of Appeals and Mississippi Supreme Court. Justice Chandler is experienced in budgetary planning as well as creating and promoting programs designed to improve outcomes for children and families. Adept at engaging governmental and community leaders, Justice Chandler has built successful coalitions by collaborating with community-based agencies, and assisting in developing and leading research/data driven programs. Justice Chandler has continually aspired to help children and youth achieve the best life possible.


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.