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

Meet our 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

Steen Dalehite & Pace, LLP has been providing effective, efficient legal representation to its clients for over 30 years. Since its founding in 1980, the firm has successfully litigated cases in every court and jurisdiction in Mississippi.

Working primarily in the defense of civil litigation, Steen Dalehite & Pace, LLP has earned a reputation as one of the preeminent firms in the state of Mississippi.

Experience is the key to any successful legal representation. The founding partners of the firm have the benefit of over half a century of combined experience in the legal field, which they call upon for the benefit of their clients.