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Wilton V. Byars, III

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Admissions

  • Licensed to Practice in the State of Mississippi
  • 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

Education

B.A., Millsaps College, cum laude 1989

J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 1992

  • Mississippi Law Journal
  • Moot Court Board

Trey Byars has successfully tried cases to verdict ranging from simple automobile accidents to complex products liability and insurance disputes.  In recognition of his trial skills, Trey has achieved membership by invitation to such prestigious organizations as The American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys.  In addition to his litigation practice, Trey is actively involved in several legal organizations that focus on competence and professionalism in the legal field, including the Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions and the William C. Keady American Inn of Court.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

American College of Trial Lawyers

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance  (CLM)

Defense Research Institute

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

Lafayette County Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, Past President

William C. Keady American Inns of Court, Secretary/Treasurer

Honors & Awards

Inducted into The American College of Trial Lawyers in 2015

Inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”) in 2014

2012 Mississippi Business Journal, Leadership in Law Recipient

Prime Member, Association of Defense, Trial Attorneys (ADTA)

Best Lawyers in America® - 2011-2018

  • Insurance Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Best Lawyers ®, 2018 Oxford, MS Lawyer of the Year - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Rated

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

Counsel on Litigation Management (CLM)

Mid-South SuperLawyers - 2011 - 2017

Community/Civic Activities

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