William Cruse Sr.

William Cruse Sr.

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  • Real Estate Law, Personal Injury, Criminal Law...
  • Mississippi
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Summary

William "Bill" Cruse grew up in Pearl River County. He graduated from Picayune Memorial High School in 2001 and originally attended Pearl River Community College in 2003. He transferred to Mississippi College, where he graduated with a chemistry degree in 2005. Then, he graduated from the Mississippi School of Law in 2009 and began practicing that same year. His parents, Fred and Dianne Cruse, founded Fred’s Westside Pharmacy in Picayune, and his brother, Gordon Cruse, owns the pharmacy.

Bill spent 10 years in Jackson working as a youth minister and Director of Youth Ministries for the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi before and during his time in law school. He then returned to Picayune to practice law. He enjoys helping clients through the process of estate planning, real estate, closing, and navigating business legal issues. He successfully guides clients through major life transitions so they can thrive in the future.

He and his wife Morgan Cowart Cruse were married in the summer of 2005 and they have three children. His family and his work in Jackson inspired him to move back home and help the people and businesses where he grew up. He doesn’t take this privilege and responsibility lightly. Bill is a member of Kiwanis and a lifelong member of Phi Theta Kappa and Phi Mu.

To contact Bill, please call the office at 769-242-2500 or email him at bill@picayunelaw.com.

Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    We accept contingent fees on collections and personal injuries.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
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Federal Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Picayune Law, PLLC
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Associate
Patch & Bryan, PLLC
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Director of Youth Ministries
St. James' Episcopal Church
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Attorney
The Cruse Legal Firm
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Law Clerk
Ferguson & Fike
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Education
Mississippi College School of Law
J.D. (2009)
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Activities: Phi Delta Phi:
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Mississippi College
B.S. (2005) | Chemistry
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Honors: President's List
Activities: American Chemical Society: Delta Epsilon Chi, Vice President
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Pearl River Community College
Chemistry
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Honors: Most Distinguished Student, MS-LA Region Outstanding Student Award, PRCC: President's List
Activities: Phi Theta Kappa, President
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Professional Associations
Pearl River County Bar Association
- Current
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The Mississippi Bar # 103285
Member
- Current
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Certifications
ALTA Best Practices Certified
ALTA
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Picayune Law, PLLC
1016 Sixth Ave., STE A
PO Box 878
Picayune, MS 39466
USA
Telephone: (769) 242-2500
Fax: (769) 242-2502