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Andy Karl Hughes

Andy Karl Hughes, American lawyer. Member American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Mississippi Prosecuters Association (board directors 1982-1983), Alpha Chi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta. Lodges: Magee Lions (secretary-treasurer 1981-1984), Optimists (vice president local chapter 1983-1984).

Background

  • Hughes, Andy Karl was born on June 6, 1958 in Mendenhall, Mississippi, United States. Son of William Nathan and Nellie Joyce (Kirkley) Hughes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Mississippi College, 1978. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1981.

    Career

    • Sole practice, Magee, Mississippi, 1981-1984. Commissioned 1st lieutenant Judge Advocate General corpus, United States army, 1984, advanced through grades to captain, 1985, legal assistant officer Fort Rucker, Alabama, 1985, trial counsel, 1985-1986, senior defense counsel, 1986-1988. Chief administrative law branch Judge Advocate General corpus, United States army Engineer Center, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Mississippi 1981, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1981, United States Court Military Appeals 1984, United States Court Military Review 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1985, Alabama 1986, United States District Court (middle district) Alabama 1986, Missouri 1989, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1989, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1989, United States Claims Court, 1992.

    Politics

    The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.

    Party affiliation: southern Baptist. Lodges: Magee Lions (secretary-treasurer 1981-1984), Optimists (vice president local chapter 1983-1984).

    Religion

    Once one is saved, that person cannot fall from God’s grace.

    Denomination: Southern Baptist

    Views

    Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts. Share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Mississippi Prosecuters Association (board directors 1982-1983), Alpha Chi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta. Lodges: Magee Lions (secretary-treasurer 1981-1984), Optimists (vice president local chapter 1983-1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, electronics.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Margett McGhee, August 18, 1984. 1 child, Emily Anne.
    • father: William Nathan Hughes
    • mother: Nellie Joyce (Kirkley) Hughes
    • spouse: Elizabeth Margett McGhee
    • child: Emily Anne Hughes
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    Born June 6, 1958
    (age 59)
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