Joseph D. Nosef

Joe Nosef was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1996. His experience and practice range from government relations and public finance to corporate, tax, wills, trusts and estates. He is actively involved in State of Mississippi Economic Development and Disaster Recovery Projects. From 2004 to 2006, Joe served as Chief Counsel to Governor Haley Barbour and he advised the Governor daily on all issues facing the State’s Chief Executive. In 2007, Joe left the Governor’s official office in order to serve as Campaign Manager for Governor Barbour’s re-election campaign. Most recently, Joe served as Chief of Staff for Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant during his first year in office. The Lieutenant Governor recently appointed Joe a member of the Lieutenant Governor’s Commission on Effectiveness and Efficiency in Government.


  • Corporate
  • Economic Development and Tax Incentives
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Legislative and Government Relations
  • Public Finance (Bonds)
  • Taxation


Contact Joseph D. Nosef

Watkins & Eager PLLC
400 East Capitol Street
P.O. Box 650,The Emporium Building
Jackson, Mississippi  39201
Phone: (601) 965-1884
Fax: 601-965-1901


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Mississippi

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