Owens named president of IHL Board of Trustees

March 18, 2013

Bob Owens of Jackson has been named president of the Board of Trustees, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. His term officially began on March 1.

Trustee Owens is a partner in the law firm Owens Moss, PLLC, in Jackson. His primary area of practice is general and personal injury litigation. The firm is listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, which is limited to only the most distinguished law practices and specifically those that have achieved the AV® rating in the Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory. The “A” signifies the highest level of legal ability, while the “V” denotes “very high.”

Owens served as vice president of the Board during Trustee Ed Blakeslee’s term. Trustee Aubrey Patterson will serve as vice president during Owens’ term.

Owens was appointed to the IHL Board of Trustees by Governor Haley Barbour in 2004. His term will expire in May 2015.