Chiniche Law Firm PLLC
Oxford and Hernando, MS
Paul Chiniche, Esq.
Juris Doctorate, Western New England University, School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Accountancy, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
Mississippi Supreme Court
Mississippi Court of Appeals
United States District Court – Southern District of Mississippi
United States District Court – Northern District of Mississippi
United States Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Mississippi
United States Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit
The Mississippi Bar Association
American Bar Association (ABA)
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Lafayette County Bar Association
Northwest Mississippi Community College Paralegal Advisory Board
Oxford Chair of the Mississippi Bar Association’s High School Mock Trial Competition
Committee Member – The Mississippi Bar, Child Advocacy Committee
Committee Member – The Mississippi Bar, Child in Every Classroom Committee
Senior Staff Member – American Legion Boy’s State (1994 – 1997)
Awards and Acknowledgments:
Selection into The National Trial Lawyers (Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2014)
Moot Court Member, Trial Team; Western New England College School of Law (National Trial Competition: Portland, Maine 2003)
University of Mississippi, Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities
Publications and Presentations:
"Criminal law Update - What's Happening in the Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit, and Legislature" Presented at CLE by the Hour, University of Mississippi's Center for Outreach, Hilton Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee, December 13, 2016.
“Update and Current Issues in Criminal Law – State and Federal Cases.” Presented at the CLE by the Hour, UM Center for Outreach, Hilton Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee, December 2, 2013.
“Lesson Learned – Launching a Domestic Practice in a Tough Economy” – Sponsored by The University of Mississippi – Center for Continuing Legal Education. Presented at the Alluvian Hotel, Greenwood, Mississippi, September 23, 2011.
“Motions to Supress following Illegal Searches and Seizures.” Presented at the Mississippi Association for Justice’s Lunch and Learn, Oxford, Mississippi, May 19, 2011.
“The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree Doctrine – Does it Still Exist?” (MAJ’s The Closing Argument, Volume IX, Issue No. 45, February 2011)
“Defending Contempt Issues in Tough Economic Times” – Sponsored by The University of Mississippi – Center for Continuing Legal Education. Presented at the Alluvian Hotel, Greenwood, Mississippi, September 17, 2010.
“Changing the Rules of the Game; An Update on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.” Presented at the Mississippi Association for Justice’s Lunch and Learn, Oxford, Mississippi, May 18, 2010
Letter to the Editor, regarding the Mississippi Working Person’s Act, (Mississippi’s House Bill No.237, Amendment I) in The Oxford Eagle Newspaper. January, 2007.