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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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Contact Info

20 Eastgate Dr.
Suite E
Brandon, MS, 39042


MSAuthorized to practice law199207/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
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