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Jon A. Swartzfager

Jon A. Swartzfager

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Defective and Dangerous Products, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Insurance

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1966

  1. Car Accidents: 25%
    49 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    49 years
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    49 years
  4. Insurance: 15%
    49 years
  5. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 15%
    49 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

442 N 6th Ave
Laurel, MS, 39440-3969

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MSAuthorized to practice law196606/11/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Mid South SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Mid South SuperlawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Mid South SuperlawyerLaw & Politics Media2007
Senior CounselThe College of Master Advocates and Barristers2006
Presidential GavelJones County Bar AssociationN/A

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The National College of AdvocacyDiplomate2001 - Present
The National Board of Trial AdvocacyMember2001 - 2006
American Association for JusticeMember1989 - Present
Mississippi Board Of Bar Examiners; Appointed by Chief Justice Of Supreme CourtOne of nine members1987 - 1990
Mississippi Association for JusticeBoard of Governors1978 - Present
Mississippi State Bar AssociationBoard of Bar Commissioners1971 - 1973

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
DuFour V. Navistar, et alSettlement in excess of four million dollars
Godwin V. Ergon, et alJury verdict of over $1.6 million. Highest personal injury award in Mississippi history at the time.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1966
University of MississippiPolitical ScienceBAE1966

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Trial Tactics in Criminal CasesHow to Handle the Issue of Unidentified Informers2004
Understanding the Rules of EvidenceThe Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule2002
Basic Essentials of Civil Trial Advocacy at Un. of Alabama Law SchoolCivil Trial Advocacy2001
Civil Trial Advocacy College (Un. of Tennessee Law School)How to Argue Damages in the Small to Moderate case1999
ATLA Rising StarsHow to defeat Federal Diversity jurisdiction1997
ATLA Mid Winter ConventionCurrent Legal Phrases and Buzz Words1993