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m are here to meet the legal needs
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After graduating from law school, Thomas Trout clerked on the MS Supreme Court under Justice William H. Inzer. Later on, in 1975 he was brought into the Washington County Public Defender's Office, where he began to defend those accused of crimes by the direction of John Webb. While in the public defenders office, T.R. was grew his experience by handling many felony cases and criminal appeals.
After moving to Albany in 1977, he joined the law firm of Darden, Sumners, Carter and Trout. While at this firm, he handled a variety of civil litigation cases. After further growing his career and experience in Albany, he opened his own firm in 1992. This allowed him to pursue a larger defense practice. While working on his own as a practitioner, Thomas took on a vast spectrum of criminal defense cases in the State and Federal Courts of Mississippi. In 1994, T.R. even argued in the United State Supreme Court in Shannon vs. U.S., which was followed by a job offer as a prosecutor in 3rd Circuit District Attorney's Office. From 1998 to 2008, T.R. was tasked with finding a verdict in many felony cases as a prosecutor.