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W Scott Welch III

Litigation Attorney at Jackson, MS

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also known as Scotty Welch, Scott Welch


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4
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    60%
    I have devoted myself to a wide variety of civil litigation over my career including truck wrecks, product liability defense, aircraft accident litigation, insurance (1st & 3d party), defamation defense, & a variety of business and commercial disputes

    58 years, 500 cases

  2. Appeals
    20%

    48 years, 125 cases

  3. Mediation
    15%
    Represented many clients in mediations; now serving as a trained mediator.

    23 years, 50 cases

  4. Gaming
    5%
    Litigation & disputes, only

    15 years, 10 cases

Licensed for 59 years
State MS
Status Active
Acquired 1964
Updated 05/30/2019

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

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Baker Donelson
4268 I 55 N
Jackson, MS, 39211-6391

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Counsel
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz
  • 2015 - Present
  • Shareholder
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz
  • 2006 - 2015
  • Partner
  • Butler, Snow, O'mara Stevens & Cannada
  • 1967 - 2006
  • Staff Judge Advocate
  • United States Air Force Jag
  • 1964 - 1967
  • Associate
  • Welch Gibbes & Graves
  • 1964 - 1964
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Education

  • University of Mississippi
  • LL.B - Bachelor of Laws
  • 1964
  • University of the South
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1961

Associations

  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow
  • 2010 - Present
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow
  • 1994 - Present
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Former President
  • 1985 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation
  • Former President
  • 1985 - Present
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member
  • 1979 - Present
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Former Board of Directors
  • 1970 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1964 - Present
  • Mississippi Bar
  • Past President
  • 1964 - Present
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Past President
  • 1964 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Law Alumni Hall of Fame
  • Univ. of Miss. School of Law
  • 2015
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • 2014
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2012
  • Law Alumnus of the Year
  • University of Mississippi School of Law
  • 2012
  • Recognized
  • Law Dragon 500
  • 2006
  • Recognized
  • Chambers & Partners USA Guide
  • 2004
  • Recognition
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 1995
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W Scott Welch III
Litigation Attorney
Jackson, MS
Licensed for 59 years