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In 1997, Lawrence J. "Lucky" Tucker, Jr. graduated from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi in 2002. Lucky served as the Amicus Committee Chair for the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA) from 2014 - 2020, and served the MDLA as a Director for the Northern District from 2017 - 2019. He has served as a member of the Civil Rules Committee for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi since 2016, and has been a member of the William C. Keady American Inn of Court since 2017. He is originally from Brookhaven, Mississippi.

Lucky's legal practice is focused on civil litigation, courtroom advocacy, and appellate work. He has experience in a broad range of fields including, first- and third-party insurance law, contract disputes, real property disputes, class actions, products liability actions, and corporate defense. His wife, Mary Miller, is the author of two collections of short stories, Big World and Always Happy Hour, as well as the novels The Last Days of California and Biloxi. Mary is a former James A. Michener Fellow in Fiction at the University of Texas, and a former John and Renee Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi. They live in Oxford, Mississippi.


  • Colorado, 2002

  • Mississippi, 2003

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2003

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2003

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2003


  • Mississippi Bar Association

  • Lafayette County Bar Association

  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, May, 2002, Juris Doctorate

  • Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, May, 1997, Bachelor of Arts

    • Honors: Cum Laude

    • Major: English 





Lawrence John Tucker, Jr.


Lucky Tucker photo
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