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Biography

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.


Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning and Wealth Management
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Probate
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Like-kind Exchanges
  • Federal and State Taxation
  • Public Finance

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Mississippi
    • Juris Doctor - 1995
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: E.S. "Ned" Nelson Memorial Scholar
    • Honors: Bud B. Whetstone Scholar
  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • LL.M. - 1996
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Southern Mississippi
    • B.S.B.A. - 1992
    • Honors: National Dean's List
    • Honors: President and Dean's Scholar
    • Honors: Order of Omega
    • Honors: Beta Alpha Psi
    • Honors: Phi Chi Theta
    • Honors: Gamma Beta Phi
    • Major: Accounting

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1996

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Chair, Taxation Section, 2008
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Chair, Estates and Trusts Section, 2011
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Executive Committee, Business Law Section, 2007 to Present

Published Works

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

Honors

  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • The Best Lawyers in America for 2012––2015, Tax Law and Corporate Law®
  • South Mississippi'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

Classes & Seminars

  • Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System, frequent lecturer on The Basics of Estate Planning
  • Setting up Trusts, Mississippi Society of Enrolled Agents, 2001

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Director, Hancock Bank, 2008 to Present
  • Leadership Gulf Coast
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Economic Development Council
  • American Red Cross, Gulf Coast Chapter, Board of Directors
  • Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Tuition Assistance Trust Fund
  • Biloxi Public School District, Board Attorney, 2017–present
  • Greater Biloxi Economic Development Foundation, Board Attorney, 2001––present
  • Gulf Coast Regional Tourism Partnership, Board Attorney, 2011–2014
  • The Bond Buyers Municipal Marketplace (The Redbook), National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Hancock Bank, Board of Directors, 2008––2014
  • Hancock Bank, Biloxi Market Board Director, 2008––present
  • Hancock Bank, Wealth Management Committee, Chairman, 2011––2014
  • Leadership Gulf Coast, Class of 1999––2000
  • Leadership Gulf Coast, Board of Directors, 2011––present
  • Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Board of Directors, 2011––present
  • Gulf Coast Business 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
  • Biloxi First, Board of Directors, 2003––present

Past Positions

  • Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC, Associate, 1997 to 2002
  • Barnes, Broome, Dallas & McLeod, PLLC, 1996 to 1997