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B. Stevens Hazard

Senior Counsel Emeritus


  • Mississippi
  • United States Supreme Court
  • 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.A., Mississippi State University, 1972

J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 1976

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

The Mississippi Bar Association

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Trucking Industry Defense Association

Honors & Awards

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Rated

Best Lawyers in America®,

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Transportation Law

Best Lawyers' 2014, Jackson-MS  Lawyer of the Year - Transportation Law

Top Rated Lawyer - Personal Injury Defense

Mississippi Law Journal, 1975-1976

Coauthor, Comment, 47 Miss. Law Journal, 437 (1976)

Research Assistant, Mississippi Supreme Court, 1976-1977

Seminars & Speaking Engagements