Serving Tunica County, Mississippi and
The law firm of Tucker, Selden & Tucker, PLLC, is located in downtown Tunica, Mississippi. 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.
About the firm: The law firm currently consists of three attorneys, A. Thomas (“Tommy”) Tucker, Jr.; Bard E. Selden, Jr.; and A. Thomas (“Tom”) Tucker III. 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. Combined, these attorneys have more than ninety (90) years of experience handling matters for their clients in Tunica County, Mississippi, and the neighboring Counties in North Mississippi.
About the attorneys: Tommy Tucker was a Mississippi State Bar Commissioner for the 2004-2007 term, and has been named as a “Fellow” by the Mississippi Bar Foundation. Tommy has served as President of the Board of Directors of the Tunica Rotary Club and Tunica Academy, and Senior Warden of the Vestry of the Tunica Epiphany Episcopal Church. Bard Selden has served as the Municipal Court Judge for the Town of Tunica, and is currently the Tunica County Family Master in Chancery and the Tunica County Youth Court Referee. Bard also currently serves as counsel for the Tunica County Museum Board of Directors. Tom Tucker has served as the President of the Board of Directors of the Tunica Rotary Club, the President of the Board of Directors for the Tunica County Chamber of Commerce, and the Lay Leader of the Tunica United Methodist Church. Tom is currently the President of the Tunica County Bar Association, and is an associate member of the international casino attorney group, International Masters of Gaming Lawyers (IMGL). For more information, please see the attorneys’ profile pages.
About the firm’s personal injury practice: The law firm represents businesses, including a Tunica County, Mississippi, casino. This representation began in 1994, and has continued since that time. The firm’s defense practice includes defending negligence actions, such as slip/trip and falls, for businesses and property owners, and defending workers’ compensation claims brought against employers. In addition, the firm also represents individuals who are seeking to recover damages for personal injuries received in an accident. The firm’s plaintiff practice includes automobile accidents, automobile/pedestrian accidents, tractor/trailer accidents, inadequate security, dram shop, slip/trip and falls and other personal injury type of actions. The firm has successfully represented individuals and wrongful death beneficiaries. The firm’s experience handling cases for both plaintiffs and defendants gives it a unique perspective when representing its clients. Whether you are a business, or an individual wrongfully injured in an accident, the attorneys of Tucker, Selden & Tucker, PLLC, will vigorously represent your interests.
About the firm’s business and real property practice: The law firm’s real estate practice includes residential, commercial, farm, billboard and recreational properties. The firm represents persons, agencies and lenders in the sale and purchase of homes, farms, recreational and development tracts. From its establishment, the firm has represented a primary developer of Tunica and Desoto County real estate, as well as numerous Tunica County farmers and owners of agricultural and other businesses. The firm is the retained law firm for Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of Tunica, and routinely closes loans made by Planters Bank & Trust Company, First Security Bank, Mississippi Land Bank, First South Farm Credit, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Iberiabank Mortgage Company, Churchill Mortgage Corporation, Trustmark National Bank, Rural Development and various other lenders. The firm handles farm sales and acquisitions, and it represents investors seeking to acquire Tunica County, Mississippi, property for residential and commercial development. The firm’s local attorneys work well with the Tunica County public officials and governing bodies. The firm is an agent for the Security Title Guarantee Corporation of Baltimore and Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and is authorized to issue title insurance policies on behalf of these title companies. The law firm’s business law practice includes collections; the drafting of contracts and partnership agreements; and entity formation.
The attorneys of Tucker, Selden & Tucker, PLLC, will use their experience of handling matters in Tunica County, Mississippi, and its neighboring Counties in North Mississippi, to vigorously represent you and your interests.
For more information, please see the practice areas page.
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Some of the firm’s clients are:
Citizens Bank & Trust Co.; Planters Bank & Trust Co.; First Security Bank; Hollywood Casino-Tunica; Resorts Casino Tunica; 1st Jackpot Casino Tunica; Gold Strike Casino Resort; DER Properties, Inc.; F.O. James Gas Co.; Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution, Inc.; MP Farms; Hill Manor Apartments; Willow Park Apartments; Golden Estates Apartments; Indiana Manor Apartments; Tunica Air Group, LLC; Tierra Land Development, LLC; Southeastern Resources, Inc.; High Cotton Wine & Spirits, Inc.
APPROVED ATTORNEYS FOR:
Security Title Guarantee Corporation of Baltimore; Old Republic National Title Insurance Co.; Chicago Title Insurance Co.; Federal Land Bank Association of North Mississippi, FLCA; Rural Economic and Community Development.
First Security Bank; Citizens Bank & Trust Co.; Planters Bank & Trust Co.