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Gene M. Coxwell Jr.

Gene M. Coxwell Jr.

also known as Mel Coxwell

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Criminal Defense, Litigation

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Divorce & Separation: 70%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
  3. Litigation: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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    Great attorney.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

20 Eastgate Dr.
Suite E
Brandon, MS, 39042



MSAuthorized to practice law199208/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Murphy Adkins Service AwardCity of Brandon Mississippi2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerMel Coxwell P.A.2007 - Present
PartnerDuggan, Coxwell & Lemon2004 - 2007
Assistant District AttorneyOffice of the District Attorney of Rankin/Madison County2002 - 2004
Assistant District AttorneyOffice of the District Attorne of Hinds County1999 - 2002
OwnerMel Coxwell Attorney at Law1992 - 1999


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Mississippi BarBar Commissioner2011 - 2013
Rankin County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee Member2011 - Present
Mississippi Bar, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Rankin County Rotary ClubFormer President2009 - 2010
Rankin County Bar AssociationFormer President2008 - 2011
Rankin County Bar AssociationPast Vice President2005 - 2008
Rankin County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Rankin County Rotary ClubMember2004 - Present
Mississippi BarMember1992 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Southern MississippiCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law Practice in MississippiThe fundamentals of terminating parental rights2013
Criminal Law: New & NowCross-Examination of Expert Witness2009
Criminal Law: New & NowDo you have the Gall to use 18 USC 3553(a)2009