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Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French

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  1. Car Accident: 25%
    50 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    50 years
  3. Defective Products: 20%
    50 years
  4. Insurance: 15%
    50 years
  5. Nursing Home Abuse: 15%
    50 years



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


MSAuthorized to practice law196607/18/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
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
Association namePosition nameDuration
The National College of AdvocacyDiplomate2001 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1989 - Present
Mississippi Association for JusticeBoard of Governors1978 - Present
The National Board of Trial AdvocacyMember2001 - 2006
Mississippi Board Of Bar Examiners; Appointed by Chief Justice Of Supreme CourtOne of nine members1987 - 1990
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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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1966
University of MississippiPolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors1966
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