Marilyn Varnado
Office Administrator

Marilyn started working with Mr. Russell over twenty years ago, and she wears many hats around the office.  She is Mr. Russell’s legal assistant, the office administrator, account manager, and contact when all else fails, amongst many other legal and non-legal roles.  She is very dedicated and loyal, and plays a key role in our success as a legal team.

Marilyn is a native Arkansan, born and raised in Marvell, Arkansas.  After graduating from the University of Arkansas in 1981 with a Bachelor of Education, she moved to Jackson the following fall.  She loves the Razorbacks, but shows support for Mississippi teams, having one son graduate from Ole Miss and the other son currently attending Mississippi State.  In her spare time, Marilyn enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, and reading.


  • University of Arkansas, B.Ed., 1981