Brandon, Mississippi

Established in 1831, Brandon, Mississippi, is one of the cities that make up the metropolitan area surrounding the capital city of Jackson. The population is around 16,436. Brandon is a part of the Rankin County School District, which is the third largest public school district within the state. Eleven public schools in the Rankin County School District have received a rating of “Level 5 (Superior Performance)” based on students’ test scores from the 2006-2007 school year, which is the highest rating available. Seven schools achieved the second highest rating, “Level 4 (Exemplary)” and three received a rating of “Level 3 (Successful)” with no schools falling below Level 3. There are around 20,000 students enrolled in the Rankin County School District with over 3,500 faculty and staff. The Rankin County School District can be found online at The Rankin Ledger is the City of Brandon’s preeminent newspaper.

Many famous Mississippians call Brandon their home, including professional football player Jerious Norwood and Louis H. Wilson, Jr. who is Commandant of the Marine Corps and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, advising Homeland and National Security Councils, the Secretary of Defense, and the President, within the United States Department of Defense.

Brandon is located near Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, though the facility is not within the city.

The City of Brandon’s Municipal Court Judge is Judge Michael Younger and the Chief City Prosecutor is currently Whitney Adams. The City of Brandon’s official website is City of Brandon Official Website.

M. Devin Whitt is an experienced criminal defense, divorce and family law and personal injury attorney who has actively practiced law since 2002. Devin practices criminal defense in the City of Brandon Municipal Court assisting his clients with various legal issues including Arson, DUI and DWI, Misdemeanor Expungement, Fleeing, Eluding Law Enforcement, Simple Assault, Aggravated Assault, Hit and Run, Battery, Fraud, Forgery, Conspiracy, Destruction of Public Property, Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace, Drug Possession, Drug Trafficking, Drug Distribution, Drug Manufacture, Domestic Violence, Embezzlement, Extortion, Forgery, Public Intoxication, Shoplifting, Larceny, Burglary, Armed Robbery, and various Traffic Violations.

To contact Devin, please visit or call (601)-607-5055 for a free consultation. M. Devin Whitt, PLLC is located at 774 Avery Blvd. N., Ridgeland, MS 39157. Driving Directions: From the City of Brandon, take Interstate 20 West towards Jackson. Merge onto Interstate 55 North towards Jackson/Grenada and continue straight. Exit at County Line Road (Exit 103), turning right onto East County Line Road. Continue straight down East County Line Road, crossing through the light at Pear Orchard Road, to the light at Avery Blvd. N. At the light for Avery Blvd., turn left. Continue straight, passing through one stop sign at Northpark Drive. Devin’s office will be located on the right.