Local Business Newsmakers September 1, 2013

F.M. BUSH III, JEFFREY S. MOORE and GREG PIRKLE are among 87 attorneys in eight of Phelps Dunbar’s offices across the Southeast that have been named to the 2014 listing of The Best Lawyers in America.
Fifteen attorneys from Phelps Dunbar’s Mississippi offices received this distinction.

Best Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have been voted by their peers as some the top legal practitioners across the United States.

Bush was recognized for his work in corporate law, health care law, mergers and acquisitions law and trusts and estates.

Moore was recognized for his work in health care law, while Pirkle was honored for his work in tax law and trusts and estates law.

Mary Jo Hinton of Fulton, office manager for Pain Management Center of North Mississippi, PLLC, is the recipient of the 2013 Health LinkTupelo office manager of the year award.

The award was presented at the 17th annual Health Link Managed Care Conference. The conference was attended by Health Link employers and providers from north Mississippi and northwest Alabama.

Hinton has a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from Walden University. She is also accredited by the American Accreditation of Professional Coders. She has been office manager for Pain Management Center of North

Mississippi for five years, and previously served as office manager of North Mississippi Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Clinic for 10 years.