Tucker, Selden & Tucker, PLLC

Tucker, Selden & Tucker, PLLC

The law firm of Tucker, Selden & Tucker, PLLC, is located in downtown Tunica, Mississippi.

Firm Overview

Tunica is the county seat of Tunica County, in which the first casino opened in 1992. In Tunica County, Mississippi, the agriculture and casino/hospitality industries operate alongside each other. Tucker, Selden & Tucker, PLLC, has an AV Preeminent Peer Review rating by Martindale Hubbell, being the highest recognition for professionalism and ethics. The firm provides services in various fields. Some areas of the law firm's practice are:

-personal injury, including automobile accidents, injuries and wrongful death; truck litigation; premises liability, including slip/trip and falls, dram shop and inadequate security.
-real estate sales, including residential sales and development; commercial development including the acquisition of land for casinos or other large projects; farm leases, sales and acquisitions; and zoning.
-business law, including entity formation; business sales and acquisitions; contracts; and collections.
-estates, including drafting of Wills and Trusts; and the administration and probate of estates.
-family law, including divorce and custody actions.
-driving under the influence (DUI) defense.

The law firm currently consists of four attorneys, A. Thomas ("Tommy") Tucker, Jr.; Bard E. Selden, Jr.; A. Thomas ("Tom") Tucker III; and M. Cody Harrell. The law firm originally began in Tunica County, Mississippi, when Tommy Tucker and Bard Selden began practicing law with Senator Jack N. Tucker, who is now deceased. Senator Tucker began that practice in 1950. In 1985, Tommy Tucker and Bard Selden started the existing firm, with Tom Tucker joining the firm in 2003 and Cody Harrell joining the firm in 2013. Combined, these attorneys have more than eighty-five (85) years of experience handling matters for their clients in Tunica County, Mississippi, and the neighboring Counties in North Mississippi.
Main Office
Main Office
1245 Main Street, P.O. BOX 68
Tunica  MS  38676
Phone
  • (662) 363-3622
Fax
  • (662) 363-1202
Websites
Personal Injury
One area of the law firm's civil practices is personal injury.
The law firm's personal injury practice includes the representation of plaintiffs, such as individuals seeking to recover damages from a car wreck or from an injury sustained while visiting a casino or other property; and the representation of defendants, such as business owners and operators who have been sued as a result of an accident occurring on their property. The law firm's real property development practice includes the closing of residential and commercial transactions with the issuance of title insurance; the representation of local property owners; and the representation of venture capitalists seeking to obtain and develop Tunica County property. The law firm's business law practice includes collections; the drafting of contracts and partnership agreements; and entity formation.

A. Thomas Tucker Jr.

Member

Practice Areas:
-Personal Injury
-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
-Premises Liability
-Business Litigation
-Commercial Real Estate
-Commercial Transactions
-Probate
-Trusts and Estates

Admitted: 1971, Mississippi and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Law School: University of Mississippi, J.D.

Member: Tunica County and American Bar Associations; The Mississippi Bar (Commissioner, 2004-2007); Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice; Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Court.

Biography: Phi Delta Phi. Public Office: County Prosecuting Attorney, Tunica County, Mississippi, 1972-1992.
Education
  • University of Mississippi
    Juris Doctorate

Bard E. Selden Jr.

Member

Practice Areas:
-Real Estate
-Collections
-Family Law
-Domestic Relations
-Probate; Zoning
-Planning and Land Use

Admitted: 1977, Mississippi and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi

Law School: University of Mississippi, J.D.

Member: Tunica County Bar Association; The Mississippi Bar.

Biography: Municipal Court Judge, Town of Tunica, Mississippi, 1981. Family Master, Chancery Court of Tunica County, Mississippi, 1987. Youth Court Referee, Tunica County, Mississippi, 1992.
Education
  • University of Mississippi
    Juris Doctorate

A. Thomas Tucker III

Member

Practice Areas:
-Personal Injury (Plaintiff and Defense)
-Workers' Compensation (Defense)
-Real Estate (Commercial and Residential)
-Business Law
-Contracts
-Litigation
-Zoning
-Planning and Land Use
-Agricultural Law
-Landlord/Tenant (representing Landlord)

Admitted: 2003, Mississippi; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Law School: University of Mississippi, J.D., cum laude

Member: American Bar Association; The Mississippi Bar; Tunica County Bar; Tunica County Disaster Legal Assistance Coordinator.

Biography: Phi Delta Phi (Treasurer, 2001); President, Tunica Rotary Club Board of Directors (2008-2009); Tunica County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (2008-2011); Chairman, Tunica County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (2010); Former Lay Leader, Tunica United Methodist Church; President, Tunica County Bar Association.

Tom and his wife, Leigh, live in Tunica, with their two daughters.
Education
  • University of Mississippi
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude

M. Cody Harrell

Member

Practice Areas:
-Personal Injury
-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
-Premises Liability
-Business Litigation
-Commercial Real Estate
-Commercial Transactions
-Probate
-Trusts and Estates

Admitted: Admitted in 2005, Mississippi (inactive)

Law School: University of Mississippi, J.D.

Member: Tunica County and American Bar Associations; The Mississippi Bar (Commissioner, 2004-2007); Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice; Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Court.

Biography: Phi Delta Phi. Public Office: County Prosecuting Attorney, Tunica County, Mississippi, 1972-1992.
Education
  • University of Mississippi
    Juris Doctorate
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