Dorsey Carson, Jr.
Dorsey is an attorney for projects such as commercial buildings, hotels, highways, public schools, manufacturing facilities, health laboratories, power plants, water plants, military barracks, landing strips, distribution centers, mass transit systems, industrial construction projects, shopping center developments, condos, subdivision developments, and casinos.
Eric has over 25 years of experience, with a focus on commercial litigation, where he has represented Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, banks, and insurance companies on matters ranging from bond disputes to intellectual property matters, class actions, lease and purchase disputes, and secured transactions.
David has over two decades’ experience as a commercial litigator and business transaction lawyer, with extensive experience managing complex contract, construction defect, products liability, and personal injury litigation; risk management and insurance coverage issues; structuring and negotiating complex commercial transactions; regulatory compliance and government relations; and election law.
Kathryn earned her Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. During law school, Kathryn served as the Articles Editor for the Mississippi College Law Review and the External Trial Chair for the Mississippi College Moot Court Board. Kathryn earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Sciences from the University of Arkansas.
Kelli Madison Slater
Kelli holds a B.A. degree from Howard University and her Juris Doctorate from Tulane University Law School, where she won the CALI Award for courses Election Law and Political Investigations & Impeachment. Her publications include "Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law," Vol. 28, Managing Editor.
Charles "Chuck" Granger
LEGAL RESEARCH SPECIALIST
Chuck is a graduate of Mississippi State University and the University of Virginia School of Law. Chuck focuses on legal research and writing, including appeals, copyright infringement and intellectual property, construction law, first amendment law, constitutional law, and civil litigation.
Aisha McKnight, Paralegal
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Aisha McKnight has over 20 years of legal experience in both New York and Mississippi. Aisha has worked as a legal assistant at various law offices including Burr Forman from 2009 through 2015, where she worked with Dorsey, Eric, and Chuck. Aisha’s main area of focus is ensuring that the attorneys are covered within their jobs on a daily basis.
Aisha’s favorite part of working in the legal field is working for and talking to the clients. She is known around the office for being a people person and working hard for the benefit of others. Aisha’s main goal as a paralegal is to help individuals feel comfortable in difficult situations. To Aisha, small-firm service/large-firm experience means working in a family-oriented community and treating the clients as such, all while providing top-notch legal work.
Shannon McMullan, Paralegal
Shannon McMullan is a 2001 graduate of the Mississippi University for Women, where she received her B.A. in Political Science and Paralegal Studies. After college, Shannon worked as a Legislative Liaison for the Mississippi Governor’s Office until 2004. Shannon has over 15 years of legal experience during which she has served as a paralegal at Burr Forman, where she worked for several years with Dorsey and Eric. Shannon has also worked for Copeland Cook as well as Musgrove/Smith. Shannon’s paralegal work consists of E-Discovery, document production, document review, and trial and arbitration preparation.
Shannon is originally from the Reservoir area where she currently resides. The idea of holding a job within the legal field was originally a backup plan for Shannon during her college years. It was not until Shannon began working as a paralegal that she recognized both her interest and talent in the legal field. Shannon says that she enjoys nothing more than finding the one specific document, like a needle in a haystack, and turning the case into the client’s favor. To Shannon, small first service large firm experience simply means receiving the best of both worlds.
Susan Carson, Office Manager
Susan Carson serves as Office Manager at the Carson Law Group, PLLC. She received her M.Ed. degree from the University of Georgia in 1996, and her B.S. degree from Mississippi State University in 1994.
Prior to entering the legal field, Susan was the owner of Luminus Consulting, focused on the field of Assistive Technology. Susan worked as an Assistive Technology Specialist, Vocational Training Instructor, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the Blind, and Disability Examiner with the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services. She also worked as a Corporate Training Specialist with Emory Healthcare and as a Vocational Evaluator at the Center for the Visually Impaired in Atlanta, Georgia.
Since opening the Carson Law Group, PLLC, with Dorsey in November 2013, Susan has been actively involved with Office Management, IT, E-Discovery, Data and File Management, Bookkeeping, Billing, and Marketing.
Susan is currently an officer of the Legal Administrators Association, and has served in leadership positions with the Junior League of Jackson; Fondren Presbyterian Church; Mississippi Industries for the Blind Foundation Board Member; VSA Mississippi Board Member/Secretary and the Jackson Symphony League. She is a member of the Metro Jackson Chi Omega Alumni.