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Case Style: Anne Jordan v. University of Southern Mississippi, et al.
Case Number: Unknown
Judge: Bob Helfrich
Court: Circuit Court, Forrest County, Mississippi
Kim T. Chaze, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Lee Gore, Special Assistant Attorney General, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Anne Jordan, a former University of Southern Mississippi administrator, brought suit for wrongful termination. She claimed that she was fired by Joanne Stevens, a former dean of student services at the university, for complaining that university officials misspent money from a grant program.
The defendants claimed that Jordan was terminated because she was an alcoholic who was not performing the duties assigned to her.
Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict (9-3) for $300,000.
Plaintiff's Experts: Unknown
Defendant's Experts: Unknown