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John D. Brady

Insurance Attorney at Columbus, MS

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State MS
    Acquired 1994
    Active No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Insurance
    A large part of my law practice is dedicated helping insurance companies and their insureds develop resolution strategies for litigated and coverage matter. My practice is focused on three areas primarily: premises liability defense, automobile tort defense and insurance coverage litigation.

    30 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Business
    I help businesses with a wide variety of corporate issues, including litigation, business formation, employee related matters and compliance.

    30 years, 500 cases

  3. Litigation
    I help individuals with various litigated matters in a typical "small town" legal practice.

    30 years, 500 cases

I help businesses and individuals, including insurance companies and their insureds, develop resolution strategies for litigated matters.  My practice focuses on the defense of premises liability and automobile tort cases in north Mississippi.  I have offices in Tupelo, Oxford, Columbus and Corinth, Mississippi.  

My premises liability experience includes the defense of apartment complexes, convenience stores, hotels/motels, retail establishments, governmental entities and schools.  My practice has also involved providing premises safety assessments for businesses.  

My automobile tort experience is extensive having handled complex product liability cases and major trucking collisions to uninsured motorist defense of automobile insurers. 

I am called on by insurance clients to provide complex insurance coverage analysis and to litigate such matters. 

I am past president of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association which consists of over 500 litigation defense attorneys with the state of Mississippi. I have also served on the insurance committee of the Defense Research Institute having been published by that organization.  Previously I served as a Mississippi Bar Commissioner and on the Mississippi Bar Executive Committee.  I am the past president of the Lowndes County, Mississippi Bar Association.

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John D. Brady
215 Fifth Street North
Columbus, MS, 39703


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Posted by John | October 26, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Amazing Attorney
Attorney John Brady was my lawyer from out of town several years ago. He is a very knowledgeable attorney, we won the case. One day, I asked for help and he gave us free legal advice. He went above and beyond for referring us to a local lawyer in our area and I was not charged for that legal services. Attorney Brady has great communication skills and he is always willing to listen and help. You are a blessing Attorney. Thank you. You are highly recommended!
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Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Mitchell, McNutt & Sams PA
  • 2003 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Watkins & Eager
  • 2000 - 2003
  • Attorney
  • McCoy, Wilkins, Stephens & Tipton
  • 1994 - 2000


  • Mississippi College School of Law
  • JD
  • 1994
  • Mississippi State University
  • B.S.
  • 1989

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Hall v. Mi Toro, et al
  • Summary Judgment for Defendants
  • Nationwide v. Ridgway, et al
  • Summary Judgment for Nationwide
  • Martin v. Rankin Circle Apartments, et al
  • Summary Judgment for owners and managers of apartments
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  • Lowndes Country Bar Association
  • Past President
  • 2003 - Present
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Past President
  • 1994 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Insurance Committee Member
  • 1994 - Present
  • Mississippi State Bar
  • Past Commissioner and Executive Committee
  • 1994 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Mississippi Law Journal
  • A Case for the Exercise of Federal Court Jurisdiction Over Certain Personal Injury Claims Against Riverboat Casinos
  • N/A
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law: A State-by-State Compendium (DRI, Defense Research Institute)
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law in Mississippi and Arkansas
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • Damages in Mississippi Civil Trial Practice
  • Damages Under Mississippi Law
  • N/A
  • Joint Seminar of MCA/MS Defense Lawyers Association
  • Recent Developments in Mississippi on Insurance Coverage Issues
  • N/A
  • Mississippi Sovereign Immunity
  • Sovereign Immunity for Employees of Governmental Entities in Their Individual and Official Capacity
  • N/A
  • MWST Claim Handler Seminar
  • Trying the "One Call That's All" Case for the Defense
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

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Insurance Attorney | Mar 10
Relationship: Other
"I met John at a legal conference and was impressed with the extent of his knowledge in his field and the scope of his practice. I endorse him as lawyer in his field of insurance law."
Columbus Insurance Lawyer John D. Brady
John D. Brady
Insurance Attorney
Columbus, MS
Licensed for 29 years