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George is a director in the firm’s Oxford, MS office.  With more than 30 years of practice in the area of workers’ compensation, he is a veteran lawyer who brings a wealth of knowledge to our clients. George represents employers with the highest level of professionalism and has received the Kenneth G. Perry Professionalism Award from the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission Educational Association. He has lectured on Workers’ Compensation matters and has also previously served on the Executive Committee of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Mississippi Bar.  

George chairs the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice group and the Alternative Dispute Resolution practice group. George has also served on the Scholarship Recipient Committee for Kids’ Chance of Mississippi, a program that awards college scholarships to children whose parents are deceased or permanently disabled as the result of a work accident. Early on, George worked in the Jackson office before he and others opened the Oxford office in 1995.

George has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® in Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers and is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court, William C. Keady Chapter
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Illinois Bar Association (inactive)
  • Lafayette County Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Missouri Bar Association (inactive)
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Kids’ Chance of Mississippi, Scholarship Committee
  • Certified Hearing Officer, Mississippi Department of Medicaid

Honors & Awards

  • The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Fellow
  • Best Lawyers in America, Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Employers Council on Litigation Management (CLM)
  • Previously served on Executive Committee, Workers’ Compensation Section of the
  • Mississippi State Bar
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AVPreeminent® Rated
  • Phi Kappa Phi, University of Mississippi
  • Lecturer on Workers’ Compensation Matters
  • Kenneth G. Perry Professionalism Award 2019

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Notable Cases

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Reported Cases

  • Peters v. Belk, Inc., 67 So. 3d 805 (Miss. 2011)
  • Raytheon Aerospace Support Servs. v. Miller, 861 So. 2d 330 (Miss. 2003)
  • Rea v. Rust Engineering, 813 So. 2d 779 (Miss. Ct. App. 2002)
  • Tommy Brooks Oil Co. v. Leach, 722 So. 2d 708 (Miss. Ct. App. 1998)
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