Our Attorneys

Kimberly R. Lentz

Kim is a graduate of the University of Alabama and attended Cumberland School of Law, where she was the Articles Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.  She continued her legal education by attending New York University School of Law, earning an LLM in Taxation.

Kim began her career documenting business transactions requiring securities law compliance.  She subsequently began representing debtors, trustees and creditors in Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy cases.   Kim has handled all types of contested matters and adversary proceedings, including avoidance actions and discharge litigation. In 2003, Kim was appointed Chapter 7 Panel Trustee for the six southern counties of the Southern District of Mississippi.  Additionally, she was recently appointed Chapter 11 Trustee for a medical treatment facility suffering from mismanagement and embezzlement. She returned the debtor to profitability and successfully negotiated a sale of the medical facility.  

Kim is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy topics and is the author of blog on issues relating to consumer bankruptcy www.chapter7trustee.net. She serves on the Board of the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference and has served on the Local Rules Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi. 

Kim is a student at heart and keeps informed on a wide range of topics, including history, religion and languages.  She practices Insight meditation and attends silent retreats when possible. Kim earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do while attending college and law school.


William J. Little, Jr.

Bill earned a degree in Political Science from Millsaps College, where he was the Chief Justice of the Judicial Council and Editor of the Purple and White.  He worked for the Mississippi Legislature as the Chief Clerk of the Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Reapportionment and developed plans to bring Mississippi's Congressional and Legislative Districts into Voting Rights Act compliance.

His interest in the political process influenced his decision to study law. Bill graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law where he was the Articles Editor of the Mississippi College Law Review. He was the Mississippi Bar Foundation Scholar in 1984.

Bill’s practice focuses on insolvency related matters and commercial litigation. Bill has represented numerous Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 debtors, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, unsecured creditor committees, secured creditors and asset purchasers. He has handled every type of contested matter and adversary proceeding, including prosecution and defense of avoidance actions, discharge litigation, executory contract litigation, lien priority disputes and Chapter 11, 12 and 13 confirmation hearings.

He has successfully reorganized numerous Chapter 11 debtors, including physicians, medical clinics, real estate developers, manufacturing facilities, hotels and coffee shops. His plan confirmation rate is well above the national average.

Outside of bankruptcy court, Bill represents local, national and international financial institutions in debt restructuring transactions, foreclosure actions and debt collection suits.  He also has an active practice representing business owners in corporate shareholder disputes and prosecuting and defending directors and officers in breach of fiduciary duty claims. 

Bill enjoys photography and oil painting and was recently commissioned to provide all of the art for a popular boutique hotel on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He owns several arial drones with which he creates unique photography. When he does not have a camera or paint brush in hand, Bill may be found sailing the Mississippi Sound.


William Jarrett Little

Jarrett is a military veteran who now serves the public in the practice of law.  After growing up in Jackson, Mississippi, Jarrett attended the United States Air Force Academy where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering Management.  After serving two years on Active Duty, he was honorably discharged and worked as a production engineering consultant where he worked on projects across the United States and in Canada and South Africa.  He graduated Cum Laude from Mississippi College School of Law.  During law school he worked in the Mississippi Attorney General’s office and the City of Pearl Prosecutor’s office.

Jarrett’s current practice focuses on insolvency related matters and commercial litigation.  He also has experience in military law, with a particular focus on Board for Correction of Military Records requests.  He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts of Mississippi, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Jarrett currently holds the rank of Captain and serves as a U.S. Army Combat Engineer Officer commanding the Headquarters Company of the 168th Engineer Brigade of the Mississippi Army National Guard.

Bill earned a degree in Political Science from Millsaps College, where he was the Chief Justice of the Judicial Council and Editor of the Purple and White.  He worked for the Mississippi Legislature as the Chief Clerk of the Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Reapportionment and developed plans to bring Mississippi's Congressional and Legislative Districts into Voting Rights Act compliance.

Bill’s interest in the political process influenced his decision to study law. Bill graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law where he was the Articles Editor of the Mississippi College Law Review. He was the Mississippi Bar Foundation Scholar in 1984.

Bill’s practice focuses on insolvency related matters and commercial litigation. Bill has represented numerous Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 debtors, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, unsecured creditor committees, secured creditors and asset purchasers. He has handled every type of contested matter and adversary proceeding imaginable, including avoidance actions, discharge litigation, plan confirmation hearings.

Bill has successfully reorganized numerous Chapter 11 debtors, including physicians, medical clinics, real estate developers, manufacturing facilities, hotels and coffee shops. His plan confirmation rate is well above the national average.

Outside of bankruptcy court, Bill represents local, national and international financial institutions in debt restructuring transactions, foreclosure actions and debt collection suits.  He also has an active practice representing business owners in corporate shareholder disputes and prosecuting and defending directors and officers in breach of fiduciary duty claims. 

Bill enjoys photography and oil painting and was recently commissioned to provide all of the art for a popular boutique hotel on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He owns several arial drones with which he creates unique photography. When he does not have a camera or paint brush in hand, Bill may be found sailing in the gulf waters.

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Bill earned a degree in Political Science from Millsaps College, where he was the Chief Justice of the Judicial Council and Editor of the Purple and White.  He worked for the Mississippi Legislature as the Chief Clerk of the Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Reapportionment and developed plans to bring Mississippi's Congressional and Legislative Districts into Voting Rights Act compliance.

Bill’s interest in the political process influenced his decision to study law. Bill graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law where he was the Articles Editor of the Mississippi College Law Review. He was the Mississippi Bar Foundation Scholar in 1984.

Bill’s practice focuses on insolvency related matters and commercial litigation. Bill has represented numerous Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 debtors, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, unsecured creditor committees, secured creditors and asset purchasers. He has handled every type of contested matter and adversary proceeding imaginable, including avoidance actions, discharge litigation, plan confirmation hearings.

Bill has successfully reorganized numerous Chapter 11 debtors, including physicians, medical clinics, real estate developers, manufacturing facilities, hotels and coffee shops. His plan confirmation rate is well above the national average.

Outside of bankruptcy court, Bill represents local, national and international financial institutions in debt restructuring transactions, foreclosure actions and debt collection suits.  He also has an active practice representing business owners in corporate shareholder disputes and prosecuting and defending directors and officers in breach of fiduciary duty claims. 

Bill enjoys photography and oil painting and was recently commissioned to provide all of the art for a popular boutique hotel on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He owns several arial drones with which he creates unique photography. When he does not have a camera or paint brush in hand, Bill may be found sailing in the gulf waters.

- See more at: http://lentz.usnx.com/bill-little#sthash.LKx5WwGA.dpuf

Bill earned a degree in Political Science from Millsaps College, where he was the Chief Justice of the Judicial Council and Editor of the Purple and White.  He worked for the Mississippi Legislature as the Chief Clerk of the Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Reapportionment and developed plans to bring Mississippi's Congressional and Legislative Districts into Voting Rights Act compliance.

Bill’s interest in the political process influenced his decision to study law. Bill graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law where he was the Articles Editor of the Mississippi College Law Review. He was the Mississippi Bar Foundation Scholar in 1984.

Bill’s practice focuses on insolvency related matters and commercial litigation. Bill has represented numerous Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 debtors, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, unsecured creditor committees, secured creditors and asset purchasers. He has handled every type of contested matter and adversary proceeding imaginable, including avoidance actions, discharge litigation, plan confirmation hearings.

Bill has successfully reorganized numerous Chapter 11 debtors, including physicians, medical clinics, real estate developers, manufacturing facilities, hotels and coffee shops. His plan confirmation rate is well above the national average.

Outside of bankruptcy court, Bill represents local, national and international financial institutions in debt restructuring transactions, foreclosure actions and debt collection suits.  He also has an active practice representing business owners in corporate shareholder disputes and prosecuting and defending directors and officers in breach of fiduciary duty claims. 

Bill enjoys photography and oil painting and was recently commissioned to provide all of the art for a popular boutique hotel on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He owns several arial drones with which he creates unique photography. When he does not have a camera or paint brush in hand, Bill may be found sailing in the gulf waters.

- See more at: http://lentz.usnx.com/bill-little#sthash.LKx5WwGA.dpuf

Bill earned a degree in Political Science from Millsaps College, where he was the Chief Justice of the Judicial Council and Editor of the Purple and White.  He worked for the Mississippi Legislature as the Chief Clerk of the Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Reapportionment and developed plans to bring Mississippi's Congressional and Legislative Districts into Voting Rights Act compliance.

Bill’s interest in the political process influenced his decision to study law. Bill graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law where he was the Articles Editor of the Mississippi College Law Review. He was the Mississippi Bar Foundation Scholar in 1984.

Bill’s practice focuses on insolvency related matters and commercial litigation. Bill has represented numerous Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 debtors, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, unsecured creditor committees, secured creditors and asset purchasers. He has handled every type of contested matter and adversary proceeding imaginable, including avoidance actions, discharge litigation, plan confirmation hearings.

Bill has successfully reorganized numerous Chapter 11 debtors, including physicians, medical clinics, real estate developers, manufacturing facilities, hotels and coffee shops. His plan confirmation rate is well above the national average.

Outside of bankruptcy court, Bill represents local, national and international financial institutions in debt restructuring transactions, foreclosure actions and debt collection suits.  He also has an active practice representing business owners in corporate shareholder disputes and prosecuting and defending directors and officers in breach of fiduciary duty claims. 

Bill enjoys photography and oil painting and was recently commissioned to provide all of the art for a popular boutique hotel on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He owns several arial drones with which he creates unique photography. When he does not have a camera or paint brush in hand, Bill may be found sailing in the gulf waters.

- See more at: http://lentz.usnx.com/bill-little#sthash.LKx5WwGA.dpuf