Randy G. Pierce grew up in Greene County, where he currently resides. He graduated from Leakesville High School in 1982. He attended Jones County Junior College in 1984-1985, transferred to the University of Southern Mississippi in the fall of 1985, and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting in 1987. He then became a Certified Public Accountant before receiving his Masters Degree in Business Administration from USM. Later, he attended and graduated from Ole Miss Law School, where he served as President of the Law School Student Body.
Currently, Randy is an Associate Justice on the Mississippi Supreme Court serving the Southern District, Place Two, which covers twenty-seven south Mississippi counties. Randy co-chairs the Commission on Children’s Justice and chairs the Rules Committee on the Legal Profession.
Randy previously served as a Chancery Court Judge for the Sixteenth Chancery Court District of Jackson, George and Greene counties. He is a former State Representative for District 105 in the Mississippi Legislature, where he served as chairman of the House Education Committee and Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Education.
Randy is a member of the Mississippi Bar, Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Randy is a regular speaker at continuing education seminars and is an adjunct professor at the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi College School of Law.
In his spare time, Randy follows his passion for the arts by writing. His first novel, Pain Unforgiven, was released in May 2011, and his second novel, Magnolia Mud, will be released April 1, 2014.
Randy is married to Cheryl, and they have four children.