Betty Burton Arinder
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Betty Burton Arinder handles workers' compensation and litigation in federal and state courts in Mississippi.
Betty was selected to serve as a statewide mediator in a program administered by the Workers' Compensation and Administrative Law Section of the Mississippi Bar which she has also served as Chair. She is, by appointment, a past member of the Advisory Council to the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission.

She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsaps College in 1984, and received her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Mississippi College in 1988. Betty was selected as a member of the law school's national trial competition team for 1988.

Current Employment Position:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Appellate Practice
Health Care Representation
Workers' Compensation Defense
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Mississippi, 1988
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Mississippi, 1988
U.S. District Court - Southern District of Mississippi, 1988
U.S. Federal Court, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1988

Mississippi College School of Law
Jackson, Mississippi, J.D. 1988
American Jurisprudence Award, Uniform Commercial
Code I
American Jurisprudence Award, Pre-Trial Practice
Member, 1988 National Trial Competition Team
Millsaps College
Jackson, Mississippi, B.A., 1984
Honors: cum laude
Honors and Awards:
Best Lawyers in America (Workers' Compensation Law- Employers)- 2013-2017
Named One of Mississippiís Top 50 Leading Attorneys in Mississippi Business Journalís Leadership in Law Class of 2010
Selected a Mid-South Super Lawyer 2013- 2016
Published Works:

"Working with Expert Witnesses", The Docket, May/June 1989
The Mississippi Bar, Administrative Law Section
Statewide Mediator
Past Chair
Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission
Statewide Mediator
Past Advisory Council Member

American Bar Association

The Mississippi Bar

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Mississippi Association of Self-Insurers
Mississippi Women Lawyers Association


Phi Mu

Birth Information:

1962, Winona, Mississippi



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