By Position - Board Attorney
Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A.
A native of Macon, Mississippi, Ferris graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1977. In 1980 he obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Law.
He began the private practice of law in Macon, Mississippi in 1980 as a sole practitioner. In 1985 he entered into partnership with Charles G. Perkins, with whom he continued the practice of law until July 31, 1990. On August 1, 1990, he joined Mitchell, McNutt and Sams as a shareholder. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, and he is a Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation.
He is married to the former Kathy Williams, and he has three children and two grandchildren. He is a member of Harrisburg Baptist Church.