T. Mitchell Kalom

Title: Attorney At Law
Phone: (228) 436-4444
Fax: (228) 436-0027

Mr. T. Mitchell Kalom, M.B.A, J.D., and LL.M in Real Property Development; has 25 years of experience as a veteran negotiator, business consultant, real estate investor and entrepreneur. In counseling, representing and crafting effective solutions to client needs, Kalom brings to bear advanced degrees in business and law tempered by years of real-world business experience. Kalom is fluent in Italian, and has a basic understanding of Spanish and Portuguese.

Kalom was born in Zion, Illinois in 1961 and shortly thereafter moved to Florence, Italy where he lived until age 11 when he returned to the United States. Kalom graduated from Ridgewood Preparatory School in Metairie, Louisiana; was graduated cum laude from Mississippi College; earned his Masters of Business Administration Degree from the Else School of Management; his Juris Doctorate Degree from Mississippi College School of Law; and earned his LL.M in Real Property Development from the University of Miami School of Law.

Kalom’s core areas of focus and representation include, without limited, business litigation and entity creation, contract drafting and review, real property and condominium development and litigation, ILSFDA litigation and representation; conflict resolution, strategic negotiation and deal crafting. In addition, Mr. Kalom’s extensive experience, spanning over twenty years, as an individual and institutional purchaser of Mississippi delinquent property tax liens, tax titles and tax deeds allows him to provide in-depth counsel to entities and individuals involved or desiring to become active in the acquisition of delinquent real estate property taxes, tax liens, tax certificates, tax titles and tax deeds in Mississippi. Kalom also offers legal counsel and representation regarding tax title and tax deed maturities; suits to quiet and confirm tax title and tax deed maturities; suits to set aside and void tax sales and tax deeds; and title curative work and tax title, tax sale and tax deed litigation and work outs. Kalom also provides legal counsel in the areas of real property taxation and litigation, real estate environmental matters; will and estate planning franchise representation and serving as Moller counsel for defendants in litigation where the insurance company has reserved a ‘Right of Recourse’ (“ROR”) against the insured defendant. In addition, Kalom provides consultation and guidance in litigation or discovery matters where compliance with the Hauge Convention is required.

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted to the Practice in Mississippi, (MSB#102133)
  • Admitted to Practice before the Supreme Court of Mississippi
  • Admitted to Practice before the 5th Circuit Court
  • Admitted to Practice before the Northern District Court of Mississippi
  • Admitted to Practice before the Southern District Court of Mississippi

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (real & intellectual property, corporate, probate and trial sections)
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Tax Lien Association
  • Institute of Certified Financial Planners

Continuing Education

Hofstra University, Winter Legal Studies, Comparative & International Law, at the University of the Netherlands Antilles, Curaçao, December 20, 2004 – January 15, 2005; Wharton School of Management - Executive Negotiation Program: Bargaining for Advantage®, July 24 - July 29, 2005; Hamline University, Summer Legal Studies, Rome, Italy, June – August 2004; Stanford School of Business – Advanced Negotiation Program, March 30 – April 4, 2003; Harvard School of Business – Negotiation and Competitive Decision-Making, November 3-8, 2002; Kellogg School of Business - Negotiation Strategies for Managers, March 11-14, 2001; University of Southern Mississippi in Merida, Mexico: International Business Studies, 1997; London School of Management/Else School of Management, London: MBA Summer International Economics Studies, 1990; Certified Financial Planner, earned 1988 – Present; National Center for Paralegal Training, Atlanta, George, earned paralegal certificate 1986; International Language Studies - Murnau, Germany; Malaga, Spain; and Cusco, Peru.

Honors, Awards and Civic Involvement

Instrumental in establishing Biloxi Environmental Court and Community Policing, 2001–2003; named by The Sun Herald as one of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s top 10 Community Leaders, 2002; Co-Founder, Biloxi First, non-profit group established to battle urban blight in Biloxi, Mississippi, 2000; adjunct Professor of Real Estate & Real Estate Law, Gulf Coast Community College, Gautier, Mississippi 2000–2001; taught Business Development and Entrepreneurship for Mississippi Consortium for International Development in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, July 1999 and in Minsk, Belarus, June 2001; Recipient, Presented with Business for Russia Award by Mississippi Consortium for International Development, 1998; Recipient, Rotary Scholarship, Brazil Studies Abroad, 1995; President’s Commission on White House Fellowship, Regional Finalist, 1989; Mississippi College Distinguished History & Political Science Alumnus, 1984; Founder and President of Mississippi College Pre-Law Society, 1983.