Steen Dalehite & Pace, LLP

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Mon-Fri: 8am to 4:30pm

Closed Saturdays and Sundays

401 East Capitol Street, Suite 405
Jackson, MS 39201
P.O. Box 900
Jackson, MS 39205-0900

Our Team

Meet Our Experienced Attorneys

William M. Dalehite, Jr.

Attorney

William M. Dalehite, Jr.

Attorney

  • Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell

Biography
Born Clarksdale, Mississippi, December 27, 1943

Education:

  • University of Mississippi (B. A., 1965; J. D., 1972)
  • Omicron Delta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi.
  • Chairman, Moot Court Board, 1972.
  • Recipient, Law Alumnus of the Year, 1993.

Courts / Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi Bar, Admitted 1972
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Memberships and Activities:

Lorman Distinguished Faculty Member
Lorman Distinguished Faculty Member
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association Lifetime Achievement Award - 2014
  • MS Bar Association- Distinguished Service Award - 2012
  • MS Business Journal - Attorney of the Year - 2012
  • The Mississippi Bar (Secretary, Young Lawyers Section, 1978-1979; Fellow, Young Lawyers Section, 1989)
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1990-1993)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (Trial Academy Faculty, 1990; Director-elect, 1996; Director, 1997;)
  • Chairman, Advocacy, Practice and Procedure Committee, 1991-1992
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation (Member, Board of Trustees, 1990-1993; President-Elect, 1997-1998; President, 1998-1999)
  • Mississippi Supreme Court, Advisory Committee on Rules, 1991-2007
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Diplomate; President, Mississippi Chapter, 1999)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Defense Research Institute (Mississippi Chairman, 1991-1996).
  • American Bar Association
  • Capt., U.S. Army, 1965-1969

Lanny R. Pace

Attorney

Lanny R. Pace

Attorney

  • Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell

Biography
Born Corinth, Mississippi, December 7, 1961

Education:

  • University of Mississippi (B.B.A., 1983; J. D., magna cum laude, 1994).
  • Phi Kappa Phi. James O. Eastland Scholar
  • Moot Court Board
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Commercial Law
  • Member, Mississippi Law Journal, 1993-1994

Courts / Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi Bar, Admitted 1995
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Memberships and Activities:

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

J. Seth McCoy

Attorney

J. Seth McCoy

Attorney

  • Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
Biography Born Philadelphia, Mississippi Education:
  • Mississippi State University (B.B.A., 2001)
  • University of Mississippi (J. D., 2004)
Courts / Bar Admissions:
  • Mississippi Bar, Admitted 2004
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Memberships and Activities:
  • Defense Research Institute
  • 2013 Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum
  • Capital Area Bar Association, Jackson Young Lawyers Division
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (Board of Directors 2017-2020; Vice-President 2021-2024;)
  • American Bar Association
  • Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2022

Anna M. Livingston

Attorney

Anna M. Livingston

Attorney

  • Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell

Biography
Born Newton, Mississippi, 1982

Education:

  • University of Mississippi (B.A., cum laude, 2004)
  • University of Mississippi (J.D., cum laude, 2008)
  • Immigration Court, Judical Clerkship (Memphis)

Courts / Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi, Admitted 2008
  • Tennessee, Admitted 2008
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Memberships and Activities:

  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Former Judicial Staff Attorney to Judge William A. Gowan, Hinds County Circuit Court
  • Former Judical Law Clerk to Judges William F. Coleman, Breland Hilburn and Malcolm Harrison, Hinds County Circuit Court
  • CABA (Capital Area Bar Association) Member