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Haley N. Broom became a Shareholder in the firm Dukes, Dukes, Keating & Faneca, P.A. in 2010.  She received an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi and obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Mississippi, both graduating cum laude.  Haley is admitted to practice before all Mississippi Trial Courts; Mississippi Court of Appeals; Mississippi Supreme Court; the Northern and Southern Districts of the United States District Court of Mississippi; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.  Haley’s primary areas of practice are: Civil Litigation, Government Affairs, Law Enforcement and Correctional Facility Defense, Administrative Law, Labor and Employment Law, Municipal Law, General Liability Defense, Wills and Probate, Estates, and Family Law.  Haley has extensive experience in representing various governmental entities, such as former Harrison County Sheriffs George Payne, Jr. and Melvin Brisolara, the Harrison County Emergency Communication Commission, Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority, Jackson County Airport Authority, and various other governmental entities as insurance defense counsel.  Haley currently serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Harrison County Republican Women’s Club, and Mississippi Center for Legal Services.  She has served as both past President and Vice-President of the Kiwanis Club of Gulfport and is a current member of the following organizations: the Harrison County Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, American Inns of Court, the American Association of Airport Executives, the Southeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives and the Mississippi Airport Association.  Haley received the 2010 Kiwanian of the Year, the Sun Herald and The Mississippi Business Journal’s Top Ten Business Leaders Under 40, Class of 2010, was named one of the Mississippi Business Journal’s 2011 Mississippi’s 50 Leading Business Women, Leadership Master’s Program, Class of 2019 and was recognized as a “Rising Star” in the Super Lawyers Magazine 2014 Edition.  Haley is married to Christopher Broom, and they have three children.  Haley and her family are members of St. Ann’s Catholic Church.

Haley is married to Christopher Broom, and they have three children.  Haley and her family are members of St. Ann’s Catholic Church.

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Published Works

  • “Contributions of the Gaming Industry in Mississippi and Present Risks that the Industry Faces: A Proposal for Mississippi Casino’s to be Moved Onto Land”, Gaming Law Review, April, 2005

Representative Cases

  • Waltman v. Payne, 535 F.3d 342 (5th Circuit 2008)
  • Hale v. Harrison County Board of Supervisors et al., No. 06-60729, 2008 U.S. App. LEXIS 8817 (5th Circuit 2008)
  • Anderson v. Pavne, 06-60874, 2008, U.S. App. LEXIS 12 (5th Circuit 2008)
  • Casino Airport Shuttle. Inc. v. Gulfport-Biloxi Reg’l Airport Authority, No.06-6114,2007 U.S. App. LEXIS 23346 (5th Circuit 2007)
  • Golden v. Harrison County, No.06-1006, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82102 (2008)

Representative Clients

  • Harrison County Emergency Communications Commission
  • Marine Institute for Mammal Studies
  • Jackson County Airport Authority
  • Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority
  • Former Harrison County Sheriff George Payne, Jr. and Melvin Brisolara

Honors and Awards

  • Master’s Leadership Program Class of 2019
  • Kiwanian of the Year, 2010
  • Top Ten Business Leaders under 40, 2010
  • Mississippi’s 50 Leading Business Women, 2011
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014
  • Chi Omega Alumni
Areas of Practice
  • Law Enforcement and Correctional Facilities Defense
  • Government Affairs
  • Contracts
  • Administrative Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Airport and Aviation Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • General Liability and Defense
  • Law Enforcement and Correctional Facilities Defense
  • Wills and Probate Estates
  • Family Law
  • Civil Rights Litigation
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 2005
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2005
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Mississippi Airport Association
  • American Association of Airport Executives, Southeast Chapter
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • American Association of Airport Executives, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Association American Inns of Court, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Harrison County Bar Association, Member, 2006 - Present
Education
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. (Cum Laude)
  • The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
    • B.A. (Cum Laude)
      • Psychology
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