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Dennis C. Sweet, III, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1981, Alabama 1984, United States Supreme Court 1985, Mississippi 1986. Named one of America Top Black Lawyers, Black Enterprise Magazine, 2003.

Background

III, Dennis C. Sweet, was born in 1955 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tougaloo College, 1977. Juris Doctor, George Washington University National Law Center, 1980.

Career

Former staff attorney Public Defender' General’ s Office, Washington, Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, Alabama, 1984—1986. Delegate Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1987. Member Mississippi House Republican, 1992—1996.

Partner Sweet & Freese, Professional Limited Liability Company, Jackson, Mississippi, since 2003. Teaching member Introduction Trial Advocacy, Harvard Law School, 1983—1996.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1981, Alabama 1984, United States Supreme Court 1985, Mississippi 1986.

Membership

Member of Association Trial Lawyers Association, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, District of Columbia Bar, Alabama State Bar, Mississippi Bar (member board commissioners 1990-1993), Hinds County Bar Association, Magnolia County Bar Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Auto racing, fishing, horseback riding, basketball.

Connections

Married; 3 children.