Barry Thaggard May & Bailey, LLP Attorneys at Law

(601) 693-2393
Toll Free: 1-800-813-3037

Office address:
505 Constitution Ave.
Meridian, MS 39301

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 2009
Meridian, MS 39302

Barry, Palmer, Thaggard, May & Bailey, LLP

Kacey Guy Bailey

Mississippi Litigation and Medical Malpractice Defense Attorney

Kacey Guy Bailey is a native of Laurel, Mississippi. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Princeton University in Politics (2001) and her Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law (2006).

Ms. Bailey has been licensed to practice law in the state of Mississippi since 2006. In addition to being admitted before all state courts, she is admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts.

Ms. Bailey represents individuals and businesses in civil litigation, specializing in healthcare law and medical malpractice defense, personal injury, premises liability, and product liability defense. She advises business clients in corporate governance, contract formation, and contract disputes. Ms. Bailey practices before chancery courts in the areas of grandparent visitation, modification actions, conservatorships, guardianships, and wills and estates.

Ms. Bailey is a member of the American Bar Association, The Mississippi Bar, and the Lauderdale County Bar Association. She served as President (2012), Vice President (2011), and Secretary (2007 and 2008) of the Lauderdale County Bar. She is a member of the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, American Health Lawyers Association, and Defense Research Institute. She served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Center for Legal Services.

Ms. Bailey is active in Meridian civic and community organizations. In 2016, she became a member of the Board of Directors of the Phil Hardin Foundation. She has previously served as President of the Junior Auxiliary of Meridian, President of the Meridian Symphony League and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Meridian Symphony Association and the Boys and Girls Club of East Mississippi, serving both organizations as Recording Secretary. Ms. Bailey served as Vice President for the East Mississippi Business Development Foundation and as Chairman of its Education Committee. In her role as Chairman, she led efforts to implement the Mississippi Scholars program in Meridian and Lauderdale County public schools, which awarded 335 scholarships to graduating seniors during her tenure.

Ms. Bailey is active in the Princeton Alumni Association of Mississippi, serving as its president and as the alumni schools committee coordinator.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Bailey worked as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Representative Ronnie Shows of Mississippi's 4th Congressional District, serving as his liaison to the Financial Services and Agriculture Committees. She also served as liaison on the issues of energy, the environment, transportation, and small business. Ms. Bailey was recognized by the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service as an emerging congressional staff leader for the 107th Congress.

She and her husband, Bo, a Meridian native and attorney at the firm, are members of First Baptist Church of Meridian. They enjoy spending time with their daughters, Elizabeth and Grace.

Areas of Service

  • Business Formation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Healthcare Law
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Insurance Defense