Member Profile - Mike Hurst

Membership Level

Regular Member - 1 Year


U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi


[email protected]


501 E Court St, Suite 4.430, Jackson, MS 39201, United States

Law School

George Washington University Law School

Practice Area 1

14th Amendment

Practice Area 2

Constitutional Law

Practice Area 3




Mike Hurst was the Director of the Mississippi Justice Institute ('MJI'), a division of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, which focuses on litigating for people's Constitutional rights in Mississippi courtrooms. Prior to leading MJI, Mike was the Republican nominee for Mississippi Attorney General in 2015. From 2006 until February 2015, Mike served as an Assistant United States Attorney, in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Jackson, Mississippi, where he focused primarily on fighting public corruption. Mike received numerous awards from the Department of Justice, Homeland Security, and other federal law enforcement agencies. Before going to work at the US Attorney's Office, Mike served on the staff of Congressman Chip Pickering in Washington, DC, and before that, Mike served as Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Constitution Subcommittee. He practiced law at Troutman Sanders in Washington, DC, after graduating from law school. Mike is a graduate of Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. Mike and his family live in Madison, Mississippi.

Disclaimer: Content contained or made available through this web site is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice and no attorney-client relationship is formed, nor is anything submitted to any party through this web site treated as confidential. The accuracy, completeness and adequacy of information on this web site is not warranted or guaranteed. Biographic information on this web site is provided by the listees, and the RNLA does not review or confirm its accuracy. Determination of a need for legal services and selection of a lawyer should never be based only on review of biographic materials. The listing of "practice areas" by members on this web site does not mean either that the member is an expert in that area, or that any organization has certified the member as being a specialist or competent in that area. No representation is made that the quality of legal services performed by members is greater than the quality of other lawyers. Neither RNLA nor its officers or employees assume any liability, whether arising from contract, negligence, or otherwise.