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Tristan R. Armer primarily
concentrates his practice on representing employers in workers'
compensation claims, longshore and harbor workers' claims, and other
general liability claims.  With a background in finance, he also
devotes a portion of his practice handling bankruptcy, commercial,
financial, real property, security interest and lending issues. He is a
past seminar instructor for the National Business Conference on the
subject of Foreclosure, Bankruptcy Law and Title Considerations.

Mr. Armer is experienced in all areas of civil litigation in both
state and federal courts, including numerous jury trials.  He also has
significant experience representing creditors and debtors in core and
adversarial proceedings in bankruptcy courts.  His litigation
experience also includes matters before the American Arbitration
Association and other private arbitrators.

Prior to joining with Heidelberg, Steinberger, Colmer & Burrow,
P.A., he was a managing partner of two different law firms of which he
had started.  He has served upon the Board of Directors for BrakePro
LTD/BHC LLC, a manufacturer of heavy duty friction products.  He is a
past-president of the Jackson County Bar Association, serving from


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 60%
    19 years, 300 cases
  2. Bankruptcy: 25%
    19 years, 600 cases
  3. Litigation: 15%
    19 years, 500 cases



Hourly ($150-185/hour)

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Contact info

Heidelberg Steinberger Colmer & Burrow

711 Delmas Ave
Pascagoula, MS, 39568-1407


MSAuthorized to practice law200007/18/2016
ALAuthorized to practice law199607/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHeidelberg, Steinberger, Colmer & Burrow, Pa2005 - Present
Managing AttorneyLoris & Armer PLLC2001 - 2005
AttorneyWilliams & Armer LLP1996 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Jackson County Harbor CommissionVice Chair2014 - Present
St. John's Episcopal ChurchVestry Member - Clerk2014 - Present
Coastal Conservation AssociationPast President2013 - 2014
Jackson County Bar AssociationPast President2007 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Dickerson v. Deno, 770 So. 2d 63 (Ala. 2000); Seward v. Dickerson, 844 So. 2d 1207 (Ala. 2002);Favorable Jury Verdict; Lost on Appeal
Davis v. State, 914 So. 2d 200 (Miss. Ct. App. 2005)Conviction
Fair v. Beau Rivage Resorts, Inc., 12 So. 3d 611 (Miss. Ct. App. 2009)Defense Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
HSCBPA - Self PublishedEmployer and Carrier's Guide to Mississippi Worker's Compensation Claims2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
James Madison UniversityFinanceBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
HSCBPA Annual SeminarMississippi Employer and Carrier's Worker's Compensation and Employer Law Seminar2016
Workers Compensation Law & PracticeWorkers Compensation Law & Practice2015