Alumnae Profiles: Mitzi Dease Paige, C'84
Earlier this year, alumna Mitzi Dease Paige was promoted to the Chief of the Civil Division for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi. As Civil Chief, Paige will oversee attorneys, legal assistants and other support staff in both Jackson and Gulfport.
The Civil Division handles all matters where the United States is sued that are not criminal in nature. Prior to her appointment, Paige had over 25 years of legal experience, 20 of which were as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office. She is a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic High School in Madison, Mississippi, C'80; Spelman College, C'84; and Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, C'87.