William Cruse Sr.

William Cruse Sr.

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

William “Bill” Cruse grew up in Pearl River County and returned to practice law in Picayune after spending ten years in Jackson. He founded Picayune Law, PLLC in January 2017 after working for Patch & Bryan, PLLC upon his return to Picayune in the summer of 2015 and then . Bill enjoys working with clients as they navigate estate planning, estates, real estate, closings, clearing title and legal issues in business. The common thread of Bill’s practice is assisting clients’ navigate major life transitions successfully so they can prosper as they move forward. Before moving to Picayune, Bill worked in the Church as a youth minister and then Director of Youth Ministries for the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi. He married Morgan Cowart Cruse in the summer of 2005 and they now have three children. His time working in Jackson and his family are what prompted his decision to return to his home. Practicing with the people and businesses where he grew up is a privilege; and not one he takes for granted. Bill graduated from Picayune Memorial High School in 2001, transferred from Pearl River Community College in 2003, and then graduated from Mississippi College with a degree in Chemistry in 2005. He graduated Mississippi College School of law in 2009 and was admitted to practice that same year. He is the son of Fred & Dianne Cruse, the founders of Fred’s Westside Pharmacy and the brother of Gordon Cruse, owner of the same. He is a member of Kiwanis, a lifelong member of Phi Theta Kappa, and most importantly St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Bill can be reached by calling the office at 769-242-2500 or emailing at bill@picayunelaw.com. Bill can also be found on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/billcruse1), LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/william-cruse-1b960156?trk=hp-identity-name) or various sporting events around Picayune.

Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Personal Injury
  • Business Law
  • Probate
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    We accept contingent fees on collections and personal injuries.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
Federal Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Picayune Law, PLLC
- Current
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:
Mississippi College
B.S. / Chemistry (2005)
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Honors: President's List
Activities: American Chemical Society: Delta Epsilon Chi, Vice President
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
Professional Associations
Pearl River County Bar Association
- Current
The Mississippi Bar # 103285
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
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