Henry N. Dick, III

Profile:

Henry Dick is a member of Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC. He oversees the firm's estate and business planning, estate administration, bond financings, like-kind exchanges, formations, and mergers and acquisitions.

As an estate planner, Henry has assisted hundreds of clients in planning the orderly transfer of assets valued in excess of a half-billion dollars. Henry also is one of a handful of attorneys on the Mississippi Gulf Coast listed in The Redbook for his expertise in municipal bond financings. Henry has been involved as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, issuer's counsel, and lender's counsel in connection with dozens of bond financings for various municipalities, school districts, and other governmental units.

Henry was born and raised in Biloxi, Mississippi. He obtained his accounting degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1992. From there, Henry attended law school at the University of Mississippi where he graduated in 1995. Prior to being admitted to practice law in 1996, Henry attended the University of Florida College of Law where he obtained an LL.M. in Taxation.

Admissions and Licenses

Mississippi Bar Association, 1996

United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, 1996

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1996

United States Tax Court, 1996

Practice Areas

Estate planning and wealth management

  • Wills and trusts
  • Probate

Commercial law

  • Corporate law
  • Like-kind exchanges

Federal and state taxation

Public finance

Experience

Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC

  • Member, 2003 - present
  • Associate, 1997 - 2002

Barnes, Broome, Dallas & McLeod, PLLC, 1996 - 1997

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System, frequent lecturer on The Basics of Estate Planning

Setting up Trusts, Mississippi Society of Enrolled Agents, 2001

Author: Dockside Gambling and the Federal Maritime Lien Act, 64 Miss. L.J. 659 (1995)

Education

University of Florida School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1996

University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1995

  • Special Awards for Academic Performance
    • Mississippi Law Journal
    • Associate Casenote/Comment Editor
    • E.S. "Ned" Nelson Memorial Scholar
    • Bud B. Whetstone Scholar

University of Southern Mississippi, B.S.B.A. Accounting, 1992

  • Special Awards for Academic Performance
    • Beta Alpha Psi
    • Phi Chi Theta
    • Gamma Beta Phi
    • Order of Omega
    • National Dean's List
    • President and Dean's Scholar

Professional and Civic Involvement

Professional Associations:

Mississippi Bar Association

  • Chair, Taxation Section, 2008
  • Chair, Estates and Trusts Section, 2011
  • Executive Committee, Business Law Section, 2007––2011
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • Greater Biloxi Economic Development Foundation
    • Board Attorney, 2001––present
  • Gulf Coast Regional Tourism Partnership
    • Board Attorney, 2011––present
  • The Bond Buyers Municipal Marketplace (The Redbook)
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

Community/Civic Activities:

  • Hancock Bank
    • Board of Directors, 2008––present
    • Biloxi Market Board Director, 2008––present
    • Wealth Management Committee, Chairman, 2012––present
  • Leadership Gulf Coast
    • Class of 1999––2000
    • Board of Directors, 2011––present
  • Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Board of Directors, 2011––present
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Economic Development Council
    • Masters Program, Inaugural Class, 2008
  • American Red Cross, Gulf Coast Chapter, Board of Directors, 2001––2007
  • Catholic Diocese of Biloxi Foundation, Board of Directors, 2011––present
  • Knights of Columbus, Chapter 9409
    • Treasurer, 1998––2010
  • Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Tuition Assistance Trust Fund,
    • Chairman, 2005––present
  • Biloxi First
    • President, 2006––2009
    • Board of Directors, 2003––present

Recognitions

  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • The Best Lawyers in America for 2012 and 2013, Tax Law and Corporate Law®
  • South Missishippi's Top 10 Community Leaders, Class of 2012
  • South Mississippi’s Top 10 Business Leaders Under 40, Class of 2007
  • Biloxi Lions Club, Father of the Year, 2011

Representative Matters

Bond Counsel, in connection with the following issues:

  • $2,070,000 - Biloxi Public School District, Biloxi, Mississippi Limited Tax Notes, Series 2013, August 15, 2013
  • $7,300,000 - Biloxi Public School District, Biloxi, Mississippi General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2013, April 25, 2013
  • $9,995,000 - Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College District Limited Tax Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2012, December 20, 2012
  • $6,000,000 - City of Biloxi, Mississippi General Obligation Bonds, Series 2012, April 1, 2012
  • $6,000,000 - Harrison County, Mississippi Refunding General Obligation Bonds, Series 2012A, February 8, 2012
  • $2,500,000 - Harrison County, Mississippi Taxable General Obligation Bonds, Series 2012B, February 8, 2012
  • $9,350,000 - City of Biloxi, Mississippi General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2011, October 28, 2011
  • $7,555,000 - Biloxi Public School District, Biloxi, Mississippi Limited Tax Refunding Notes, Series 2011, June 2, 2011
  • $2,335,000 - Biloxi Public School District, Biloxi, Mississippi Federally Taxable Limited-Tax Note, Series 2011 (Qualified School Construction Bond - Direct Payment), March 30, 2011
  • $7,885,000 - Mississippi Development Bank Taxable Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2010D (Harrison County, Mississippi Taxable General Obligation Industrial Development Bond Project), March 23, 2010
  • $20,505,000 - Biloxi Public School District, Biloxi, Mississippi Refunding Bonds, Series 2010, March 11, 2010
  • $9,500,000 - Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2009 (Gulfport, Mississippi Combined Water and Sewer System Project), June 1, 2009
  • $10,710,000 - Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2009 (Ocean Springs, Mississippi Public Safety and Recreational Facilities Project), May 6, 2009
  • $16,000,000 - Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2008 (Diamondhead Water and Sewer System Project), February 16, 2009
  • $22,180,000 - Tax-Exempt Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds, Series 2008A (Mississippi Methodist Senior Services, Inc. Project), December 17, 2008
  • $5,100,000 - Biloxi Public School District, Biloxi, Mississippi, Limited Tax Notes, Series 2008, November 3, 2008
  • $8,520,000 - Biloxi Public School District, Biloxi, Mississippi, State Aid Capital Improvement Refunding Bonds, Series 2006
  • $21,700,000 - Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College District Limited Tax Obligation Bonds, Series 2005-A, June 1, 2005

Letter of Credit/Bank Counsel, in connection with the following issues:

  • $6,000,000 - Harrison County, Mississippi Urban Renewal Revenue Bonds, Series 2011 (Seashore Highlands Project), December 29, 1011
  • $5,500,000 Mississippi Business Finance Corporation Taxable Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bands, Series 2009A (John Fayard Moving & Warehousing, LLC Project), March 12, 2009
  • $5,080,000 Mississippi Business Finance Corporation Taxable Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bands, Series 2009B (John Fayard Self Storage, LLC Project), March 12, 2009
  • $22,180,000 Tax-Exempt Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds, Series 2008A (Mississippi Methodist Senior Services, Inc. Project), December 18, 2008
  • $7,310,000 Mississippi Business Finance Corporation Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds, Series 2008 (KOAR D'Iberville Center, LLC Project), April 24, 2008

Outside of the office

Away from the office, Henry enjoys weightlifting, running, golf, and coaching his two sons' baseball and football teams. Henry is a lifelong member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church where he serves as a Lector.

 

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