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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 27, 2007

 

GOVERNOR BARBOUR REAPPOINTS WEATHERS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING BOARD

 

(JACKSON, Mississippi) — Governor Haley Barbour today announced the reappointment of Jon Mark Weathers, of Hattiesburg, to the Law Enforcement Standards and Training Board, which is designed to establish educational and training standards for law enforcement officers.

 

“Jon Mark has been an excellent member on this board, and I am confident his continued service will be beneficial to both the citizens and law enforcement community in Mississippi,” Governor Barbour said.

 

Weathers, District Attorney for the 12th District of Mississippi, has practiced law since 1972. That same year, Weathers was admitted to the bar, as well as the Mississippi State Courts, U.S. District Courts of Mississippi, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. A member of the American, Mississippi and South Central Mississippi Bar associations, Weathers also holds membership in the American Trial Lawyers Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

 

Weathers attended Pearl River Junior College and the University of Southern Mississippi, where he earned a bachelor’s degree. He received a law degree from the University of Mississippi.