Eugene A. Simmons

Member

Eugene A. "Gene" Simmons was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1969. His practice area includes real estate, commercial lending and finance and corporate law. Gene also works extensively with nursing home facilities in the areas of collections, contracts, finance and commercial transactions. Gene is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1850
Email: gsimmons@watkinseager.com
Practice Areas

Commercial Lending and Finance
Corporate
Healthcare
Real Estate
Education

Mississippi State University, B.A., 1966
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1969

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Honors and Memberships

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • American Bar Association (Real Property, Trust and Probate Section)
  • Capital Area Bar Association (Past member Ethics Committee, Judicial Liaison Committee and other committees)
  • Officer in the Young Lawyers Section of the Hinds County Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Served on Environmental Aspects of Real Estate Transactions Subcommittee of the American Bar Association
  • Speaker at numerous seminars on the subject of Real Estate Contracts and related topics
  • The Mississippi Bar

Communtiy Involvement

  • Former member, Board of Governors of the University Club
  • President (2009-2010), Secretary and Director of Century Club Charities, Inc.
  • Former Chairman of the Board of Deacons at Jackson's First Baptist Church
  • Representative for the State of Mississippi on the Nominations Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention (1989)
  • Taught a Sunday School class for more than thirty-five years - presently teaching at Christ United Methodist Church
  • Former member, Board of Directors of the Northside YMCA
  • Former President of the Jackson Preparatory School Booster Club
 
 
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