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Walter Alan Davis received his Juris Doctor from the University of
Mississippi, magna cum laude, in 1994. He also received his B.A. from
Mississippi State University, magna cum laude, in 1991.


Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 30%
  2. Divorce: 30%
  3. Probate: 15%
  4. Business: 15%
  5. Medical Malpractice: 10%



Hourly ($150-200/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

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  • John Hale Freeland

    I endorse this lawyer. Walt is bright, and capable, and experienced in the areas of practice his has listed. He approaches his practice with a concern for his client and a sense of humor which helps him keep an objective perspective.


    John Freeland Business Attorney
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  • Kate Mauldin Embry

    Walt is a highly competent lawyer with a wide range of experience. He is dedicated to his clients and his legal practice, and he is worthy of the trust and confidence his clients and co-workers place in him. I am fortunate to have Walt as a mentor.


    Kate Embry Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Dunbar Davis PLLC

324 Jackson Ave
Oxford, MS, 38655-3808


MSAuthorized to practice law199408/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV "Preeminent" Peer Lawyer RatingMartindale Hubbell2012
Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Mississippi School of Law1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Judicial Law ClerkU.S. District Judge Glen H. Davidson, Northern District of Mississippi1994 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Yoknapatawpha Arts CouncilBoard of DirectorsN/A
Mississippi Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American MENSAMemberN/A
Defense Research Institute, American Inns of CourtMemberN/A
William C. Keady ChapterMemberN/A
Mississippi Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Boardtown v. Abacus, Inc.Settlement
Oatis v. Mississippi Valley State UniversitySettlement
Tutor v. PannellSuccessful
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Publication nameTitleDate
63 Miss. L.J. 773 (Spring 1994)Obtaining A Patient's Informed Consent to Treatment: Informed Consent Under Mississippi LawN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994