Lucedale attorney April McDonald Andrews is now serving George County in the newly opened Heidelberg Steinberger, P.A. office located on 826 Manila Street, Ste. A.
Andrews is a lifelong resident of George County and currently serves as the attorney for the George County School Board. Her legal practice focus is general civil litigation as well as governmental and estate law. She brings significant trial and appellate litigation experience on both the state and federal level to the new office.
“I feel it is vital to have someone from the community to represent the residents of Lucedale and George County in their legal matters,” said Andrews. “I know and love the town and the people here, which I believe helps make me a great advocate for those who need my assistance.”
Andrews is a member of the Jackson County Bar Association, where she has served as president, vice-president and secretary. She is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and serves on its professionalism committee and is also member of the Alabama Bar Association and the Jackson County Young Lawyers. She serves on the Editorial Board for the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association and on the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association. She has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star for 2019-2020 and participated in the 2018 Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum.
Andrews is admitted to practice law before all Mississippi and Alabama State Courts, the U.S. Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She received her juris doctorate degree from the Mississippi College School of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board, Secretary of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, and Senator-At Large of the Law Student Bar Association. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Delta State University.
April and her husband, Cole, live in Lucedale and are members of First Baptist Church where Cole currently serves as children’s minister.