Michael K. Graves

Michael K. Graves

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Hernando, MS

Graves, Smith, Palmertree, & Shaw, PLLC
 | 140 West Center Street, PO Drawer 969
Hernando, MS 38632
Phone: 662-429-9302
Fax: 662-429-9304
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Land Use/Zoning (10%),
  • Family Law (10%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Michael K. (Mike) Graves is the Managing Member of Graves, Smith, Palmertree, & Shaw, PLLC, located in Hernando, Mississippi, the county seat of Desoto County, Mississippi.  Mr. Graves was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1992.  Before attending law school at Mississippi College in Jackson, Mississippi, and after attending undergraduate school at Ole Miss, Mr. Graves was employed in the "real" world of business as a finance and insurance manager for a car dealership, a manager trainee for a propane gas company, and a division manager for a chain of convenience stores.  This experience provides Mr. Graves valuable, practical insight and understanding as to many, varied business issues which commonly arise in business transactions and commercial litigation, both of which have comprised a significant part of Mr. Graves' law practice for 25 years.  Mr. Graves also has an active civil litigation practice including matters involving non-compete agreements, interference with contract, will contests, trust litigation, property disputes, divorce, alienation of affections, and defamation.  Mr. Graves also handles many zoning and land use matters including conditional uses, variances, permits, licensing, and rezoning.  Mr. Graves represents many banks and businesses providing both legal and business advice.  Mr. Graves has maintained an AV-rating with Martindale-Hubbell since 2010.  

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About Michael Graves

Admitted: 1992, Mississippi

Professional Webpage: https://www.gpfirm.com

Educational Background:

  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS (1978-1981) University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS (1989) Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, MS (1989-1992)
Office Location for Michael K. Graves

140 West Center Street
PO Drawer 969
Hernando, MS 38632

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Last Updated: 8/16/2019

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