James Williams "WILL" Janoush


  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English and Political Science. University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS (2007)
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.). Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, MS (2011)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation.  University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2012)

Areas of Specialty

      Estate and trust planning; business planning; mergers and acquisitions; civil tax controversy

      and litigation; criminal tax defense; and estate and trust litigation.

Professional Experience

  • Represents clients in audits; administrative hearings before the IRS and the Mississippi Department of Revenue (“MDOR”) Board of Review; and federal tax litigation before the United States Tax Court.
  • Advises clients on business entity selection and formation issues, including the formation of tax-exempt organizations; drafts business formation and reorganization documents
  • Drafts trusts, wills, health care powers of attorney, durable powers of attorney, and other estate planning documents.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Mississippi Bar, 2011.

Academic Honors

  • American Jurisprudence Award for Accounting for Lawyers
  • Dean’s List: Spring 2010, Fall 2010, and Spring 2011


      Will is originally from Cleveland, Mississippi. He currently resides in Madison, Mississippi with

      his wife, Andrea, their son, Bradford, and their daughter Mary Alyce.


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