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George E. Read



  • Mississippi
  • Illinois (inactive)
  • Missouri (inactive)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • All Mississippi State Courts


B.S., Louisiana State University, 1987

J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, cum laude, 1990

George Read is a shareholder in the firm’s Oxford office and joined the firm’s Jackson office shortly after graduation from law school in 1990.  George opened the firm’s Oxford office in 1995.  George is Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution practice group and limits his practice of law to the areas of Workers’ Compensation and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

American Inns of Court, Williams C. Keady Chapter

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Defense Research Institute

Illinois Bar Association (inactive)

Lafayette County Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow

The Mississippi Bar Association

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Missouri Bar Association (inactive)

Phi Delta Phi

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America®, Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Council on Litigation Management (CLM)

Executive Committee, Workers' Compensation Section of the Mississippi State Bar

Kenneth C. Perry Professional Award

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Rated

Phi Kappa Phi, University of Mississippi

Lecturer on workers’ compensation matters