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Overview

Jim’s practice is concentrated in the areas of general litigation and hospitality, with an emphasis in premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, and governmental liability.  Nationally franchised restaurants, local businesses, government entities, and their individual managers and employees receive attention to detail in Jim’s hands.  He is a diligent, steadfast advocate for all of his clients alike.  Nationally franchised restaurants, local businesses, government entities, and their individual managers and employees receive attention to detail in Jim’s hands.  He is an AV Preeminent® Rated attorney by his peers and has been recognized for his work by Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of personal injury defense.  

In his own words, Jim approaches a new matter with the end in mind.  “When entrusted with a new case by a client, I treat it as if I were a shepherd.  That case may be one of many on my list, but to the client, it is the most important thing in the world.  And I will treat it that way, from the beginning until I have taken it all the way through to the end.”  

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Rankin County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2019 – Present
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Rated
  • Top Rated Lawyer, Personal Injury Defense

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