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John Stanford Gonzalez

Senior Attorney


  • Mississippi
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • All Mississippi State Courts


B.S.; B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1977

M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1978

J.D., Mississippi College School of Law, 1986

John Gonzalez joined the firm’s Jackson office in 1988, having first served as staff counsel to the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission. He became a shareholder in 1993.  In 1997 John was instrumental in the opening of the Gulfport office, where he practices today.  John’s law practice is limited to State Workers’ Compensation and U.S. Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Law.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Council on Litigation Management (CLM)

arrison County Bar Association

The Mississippi Bar Association

  • Workers Compensation Executive Committee Member at Large 2015 - 2016

Mississippi Claims Association

Mississippi Self-Insured Association