McCall Stern, PLLC

Wisdom, Justice, Equity

T. McCall Stern ("McCall") is active in her community and has a passion for serving others.  She practices predominately in the areas of estate planning, probate, corporate law and fiduciary litigation.  In 2014, she started the law firm and Purposed Planning, a non-profit focused on supporting elders, veterans and caregivers and on promoting a collaborative approach to planning. McCall is also a mediator and has served as a Guardian ad Litem for children. 


She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Mississippi College School of Law, graduating Magna Cum Laude in the top 10% of her class.  Prior to starting McCall Stern, PLLC, she worked at a law firm in Jackson, MS for approximately eight years.  During that time, she gained integral legal experience in the areas of business and corporate law, litigation, tax, estate planning and probate.  Prior to entering the legal profession, she worked as an independent contractor and consultant for various entities providing assistance with lobbying initiatives, legislative tracking, business development, public relations, membership growth and retention, accounting and management.


Professional Awards:

Mississippi 50 Leading Business Women

Mississippi Top 40 Leaders in Law

JYL Pro Bono Award 2017-2018


Civic and Professional Associations 

Purposed Planning, Executive Director

Flowood Rotary Club, President 

Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

American Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Former:

Friends of the Flowood Library, Board of Directors, Past President

Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi,  Troop Leader

Rankin County Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador, Elder Services Committee

YLD - Seminar Committee 2013-2014

Mississippi Women Lawyers’ Association 2013-2014

Community Sponsorships:

Rankin County 2015 Community Health Fair
Various support for Northwest School District

Seminars and Speaking Engagements:


  • "Estate Planning" panel presentation hosted by TMS Horizons and Southwest Community College, TMS Wealth Management Conference, September 2014
  • “Working with Clients” panel presentation hosted by the Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers Division,  Bridge the Gap CLE, July 2014
  • Paralegal Ethics for Mississippi Paralegal Association 2014 Spring Seminar
  • MC School of Law 2015 Annual CLE Marathon
  • "Mediation Mindset" and "Role of the Mediator" CLE at Mississippi College School of Law
  • Various Seminars and speaking engagements on Legal Ethics, Elder Care and Estate Planning Issues.

Admissions:


  • All Mississippi State Courts and Mississippi Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


Education:


  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Oregon State University, B.S., Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts, magna cum laude
  • Hinds Community College, A.A., Business, cum laude