Attorney Information



Angela Cockerham is Special Counsel and has been a member of Wise Carter since 2018.

Her practice focuses on the areas of public and private finance, construction litigation, family law, general business and corporate law, public utilities and energy. Angela is an active member of the Mississippi Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Energy Council, and the International Trade Commission.



  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, 2001, J.D., Civil Law and International Law concentration
  • The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy - Tufts University, 2010, Master of Arts, International Relations, Global Master of Arts Program
  • Jackson State University, 1998, B.A., English

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi State and Federal Courts
  • Louisiana State and Federal Courts

Professional Organizations

  • International Trade Commission (Trade Committee & Energy Committee)
  • Atlantic Council (Trade Committee & Energy Committee)
  • Energy Council, Executive Committee
  • Southern States Entergy Board
  • Energy Producing States Coalition
  • Center for Legislative Energy and Environmental Research, Board of Directors
  • National Association of Bond Laywers (NABL)

Special Designations

  • Mississippi's Top 50 Elected/Appointed Government Officials (2017)
  • Appointed by Mississippi Supreme Court to the State Drug Courts Advisory Committee

Civic and Charitable Interests

  • Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Member
  • Mississippi Action for Progress, Head Start, Board of Directors


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