La'Verne Edney has significant trial experience in state and federal courts in Mississippi and other states, and has tried to verdict numerous cases, including medical negligence, premises liability, products liability, bad faith insurance, employment disputes and legal malpractice.
La'Verne serves on the board of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), is on the faculty of ABOTA's Masters In Trial program, and the ABOTA Trial Academy in Reno, Nevada. She also served as co-chair of the ABA/ABOTA National Trial College. She has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants, 2016 – 2017 and one of the National Black Lawyers "Top 100 in the Country" in 2015. She was selected as "Outstanding Woman Lawyer of the Year" by the Mississippi Women Lawyers' Association in 2011. In November 2012, she was selected as one of "Mississippi's Fifty Leaders in the Law" by the Mississippi Business Journal.