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Judge Dorothy Colom

Judge Dorothy Colom

African American Studies
Phone: (662) 325-0587
Fax:(662) 325-2225

Dorothy W. Colom is the Senior Judge for the Fourteenth Chancery Court District of Mississippi. A graduate of Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, Judge Colom received her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Antioch School of Law in Washington, D.C. She began her legal career as a staff attorney with the North Mississippi Rural Legal Services. She has been in private practice, served as a special Youth Court Referee, and a City Court Judge in Columbus, Mississippi. Judge Colom has been a regular presenter for Continuing Legal Education programs within and outside of the state of Mississippi. She has served as an instructor at the Mississippi University for Women, where she taught Wills and Estates. She is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and the Magnolia Bar Association.