Real Estate Law

The real estate practice of Stennett, Wilkinson & Peden has ranged from the preparation of such basic instruments as warranty deeds and deeds of trust to helping structure complex real estate financing transactions. The firm’s real estate practice has involved representing clients in the purchase or sale of land, preparing title opinions, providing counsel on zoning and building code matters, providing guidance on flood plain and wetlands matters, securing approval of subdivision plats, representing condominium homeowners associations, and enforcing protective covenants.


Gene A. Wilkinson
Gene A. Wilkinson is the Chief Executive Officer of the law firm of Stennett, Wilkinson & Peden, a Professional Association. In addition to practicing law, he manages and oversees the firm's business activities.
James A. Peden
James A. Peden, Jr., known to his friends and colleagues by the nickname of "Jeep", has been practicing law as a member of the Mississippi Bar for more than 46 years. Jeep has spent his entire professiona career with the firm now known as Stennett, Wilkinson & Peden.