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Dustin N Thomas

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When you're faced with a challenging, life-changing legal issue, you need an understanding, compassionate attorney. Dustin N. Thomas offers just that - a dedicated, sympathetic lawyer who fights tirelessly on your behalf.

The Law Office of Dustin N. Thomas provides legal representation in personal injury, criminal law, family law and general litigation. Dustin's passions for these areas of law come from his own personal history. He's overcome strife and anguish and uses that experience as fuel to help others work through their legal problems.


As a Pascagoula native and former police officer, Dustin is fully committed to bettering the lives of residents in the community. He invites you to call his office for an appointment. All personal injury consultations are free. Dustin will do the unthinkable and tell you when you do not need a lawyer and can take care of something yourself if you wish.


I charge a consultation fee of $125 for a one hour consultation; this is less than my standard hourly rate.

I require a credit card to secure your appointment. Unfortunately, it has been my experience that sometimes people who schedule appointments do not show up. Therefore, my policy is to have a credit card on file at the time the appointment is scheduled. Please call our office at (228) 696-8881 to cancel any appointment at least 24 hours prior to the appointment. Canceling your appointment with a reasonable notice allows us to offer this appointment to someone else who may need to be seen right away. We can keep an optimal schedule only if you keep or cancel appointments as requested. This allows for a time efficient encounter for both the client and the attorney. Your credit will not be charged as long as you either show up for your appointment at the appointed time or cancel by calling at least 24 hours prior to the appointment. If you fail to show up for your appointment or do not cancel with 24 hours notice your credit card will be charged for the $125 consultation fee.

Come talk to a lawyer who can say "I understand" and actually does.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
    18 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    18 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 30%
    18 years



Hourly ($200-275/hour), contingent (30-40%), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Howard E. Spiva

    Dustin is a very smart attorney who works hard and fights for his clients. He is an advocate for his clients through his participation and membership in the American Association for Justice, The National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and, The Southern Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Governors). He has excellent experience from having worked as an assistant District Attorney and in excellent firms during his legal career and he now has his own law practice where he helps working men and women solve their problems. He has an excellent reputation as an attorney in his community. I lend him my personal endorsement. Howard Spiva


    Howard Spiva Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Stephen Walker Burrow

    Dustin is a very capable attorney, and a zealous advocate for every client. Dustin works hard and is a true "trial" attorney, spending most of his time in court. Dustin is also not afraid to tell a client the hard truth about their case, a quality lacking in some attorneys.


    Stephen Burrow Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

525 Krebs Avenue
P.O. Box 1270
Pascagoula, MS, 39568-1270


MSAuthorized to practice law199808/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberLaw Office of Dustin N. Thomas, PLLC2009 - Present
MemberDenham Law Firm, PLLC2003 - 2009
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney's Office 19th Circuit Court District2001 - 2003
AssociateMontague, Pittman and Varnado, P.A.1998 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2007 - Present
National Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Mississippi Association for JusticeN/A2003 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1998 - Present
Legal cases
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998