Joey Langston

Legal News Line Dec. 11, 2007, 4:39pm

-Attorney at The Langston Law Firm in Booneville, Miss.

-Son of Joe Ray Langston, who founded The Langston Law Firm in 1964.

-Millsaps College; University of Mississippi School of Law (J.D. - 1983).

-Obtained largest single-victim wrongful death settlement in Mississippi history.

-Appointed special assistant attorney general by Attorney General Jim Hood in State's lawsuit against MCI, securing more than $100 million to settle allegations that it owed back taxes.

-Settlement provided $14 million in fees, with $7 million going to Langston's firm.

-The Langston Law Firm contributed $112,214.59 to Hood's two campaigns.

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