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J. Wyatt Hazard



  • 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


B.A., Mississippi State University, 1978

J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 1981

Wyatt Hazard is a shareholder in the Jackson office of the firm.  He serves on the Executive Committee and is also the chair of the Professional Liability practice group.  Wyatt focuses his practice in General Litigation and Professional Liability, although his legal experience spans virtually every type of civil litigation.  Wyatt has practiced for more than 30 years.  He is recognized as a Best Lawyer in America in Legal Malpractice Law (defendants), Professional Malpractice Law (defendants) Personal Injury Litigation (defendants), and is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. 

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Mississippi Bar Association

Mississippi Claims Association

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Reported Cases