Carson, Mississippi Business Lawyers

Collins, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 765-8284 405 Main St
Collins, MS 39428
Business and Personal Injury
Robert L. Herskovits
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(212) 897-5410 1185 Ave of the Americas
37th Floor
New York, NY 10036
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Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Robert has decades of experience with disputes and investigations concerning the securities industry. Robert approaches each assignment with the benefit of having served as an in-house lawyer for a brokerage firm, and also having sat as a FINRA arbitrator for securities industry disputes. Robert’s practice is focused on securities litigation/arbitration and regulatory enforcement matters before FINRA and the SEC and CFTC. Robert advises broker/dealers, investment advisers, securities industry professionals and defrauded investors in varied litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters. Robert is certified as an arbitrator for FINRA, AAA and the NFA.

An active participant in the bar, Robert has...
Timothy James Evans
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Hattiesburg, MS Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(601) 255-5085 606 Adeline Street, Suite 1A
P.O. Box 18710
Hattiesburg, MS 39404
Free ConsultationBusiness, Animal, Appeals and Collections
Mississippi College School of Law
Hello. My name is Tim Evans, and I'm a native of Quitman, Mississippi. I attended the University of Mississippi on a Naval ROTC scholarship and served as a commissioned officer in the Navy for three years. I taught middle school and high school before attending and graduating from Mississippi College School of Law. After law school, I served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable William H. Myers, presiding judge for the Court of Appeals of the State of Mississippi. I moved to Hattiesburg in 2003 to begin private practice, and I have had a wide range...
Joseph D. Songy
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Purvis, MS Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(601) 336-0305 40 Deep South Lane
Purvis, MS 39475
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer, Criminal and Divorce
University of Mississippi
Joseph D. Songy, PLLC is a small, locally operated law firm in Purvis, Mississippi. Our goal is to meet the legal needs of all our Clients, no matter how large or small, and to provide aggressive representation at every stage of their cases. Our mission is to provide each Client with a professional and confidential relationship. We devote our time to figuring out the needs and goals of our Clients, so we can be their strongest advocate. We handle a broad range of legal matters for individuals, Mississippi companies and foreign companies. We represent plaintiffs and defendants in matters including,...
Jay Lawrence Jernigan
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Hattiesburg, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 544-1422 631 N Main St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Business, DUI, Divorce and Probate
University of Mississippi
Francis Turner III
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Hattiesburg, MS Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(866) 891-8412 PO Box 15128
Hattiesburg, MS 39404-5128
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
University of Mississippi
Robert B. Ogletree
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Brandon, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 824-9862 300 Maxey Drive
Brandon, MS 39042
Business, Family, Immigration and Insurance Claims
Today, Ogletree Law Firm P.A., has grown to a law firm with clients ranging from large corporations to individuals, and legal matters from complex litigation to real estate transactions. We offer services in a broad range of areas including litigation, real estate closings, title agent services, immigration matters, corporate matters, commercial and civil litigation, personal injury, workers compensation and criminal defense. One of the greatest benefits Ogletree Law Firm offers its clients is our dedication to quality, understanding of the law, trust and respect. Through our experience and the broad range of services that we provide, we are...
Alexander Ignatiev Esq.
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Hattiesburg, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 914-5660 206 Thompson St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Business, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
Joseph Turney
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Columbia, MS Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(601) 731-2098 716 Main St
Columbia, MS 39429
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Consider my office in Columbia @ (601)731-2098 for all your legal needs. As a 38 year old Christian, I am married 17 years with three children, a son and two daughters. I was raised in Marion County on a farm in the Improve-Blue Springs Community attending Bassfield schools for ten years and East Marion for two to graduate. I then served active duty in the U. S. Army. Thereafter, after trade school at PRCC, I worked in the heating and air conditioning trade until I was injured and returned to school. With the support of my wife I successfully attended PRCC...
Hattiesburg, MS Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(601) 554-9000 606 Adeline St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
University of Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 583-8806 623 N Main St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and Estate Planning
Tylertown, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 876-5121 1108 Beulah Ave
Tylertown, MS 39667
Business, Criminal, DUI and Estate Planning
Hazlehurst, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 894-4061 246 W Gallatin St
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
Business and Real Estate
Columbia, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 444-0000 718 Broad St
Columbia, MS 39429
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Columbia, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 736-9301 326 2nd St
Columbia, MS 39429
Business, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Hattiesburg, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 582-5551 601 Adeline St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Business and Real Estate
Hattiesburg, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 264-0403 112 Sheffield Loop
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Business and Real Estate
Florence, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 540-1692 125 E Main St
Florence, MS 39073
Business, IP and Real Estate
Columbia, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 736-1122 702 Main St
Columbia, MS 39429
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Mendenhall, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 847-2539 224 Main St N
Mendenhall, MS 39114
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Columbia, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 736-5378 814 Main St
Columbia, MS 39429
Business, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
McComb, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 684-3535 412 W Michigan Ave
McComb, MS 39648
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Columbia, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 736-1122 702 Main St
Columbia, MS 39429
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Columbia, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 736-5378 814 Main St
Columbia, MS 39429
Randall R. Saxton
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Madison, MS Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(601) 790-0529 986 Madison Ave.
Madison, MS 39110
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Tax
Mississippi College School of Law
Located in Madison, MS, Saxton Law, PLLC practices in issues from Business Formation and Estate Planning, including wills, to IRS Tax Installment Agreements and Bankruptcy, both business and personal. Randall is married to Madeline W. Saxton, Regional Business Development and Marketing Coordinator for Jones Walker, LLP, and is a member of First Baptist Church in Jackson. His family enjoys photography, traveling, and their corgi, Hudson. Our office is open by appointment only, so to learn more, set up a free consultation by going to to see our hours and available appointment times, or call our firm at...
William Cruse Sr.
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Picayune, MS Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(769) 242-2500 1016 Sixth Ave., STE A
PO Box 878
Picayune, MS 39466
Business, Criminal, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Mississippi College School of Law
William "Bill" Cruse grew up in Pearl River County. He graduated from Picayune Memorial High School in 2001 and originally attended Pearl River Community College in 2003. He transferred to Mississippi College, where he graduated with a chemistry degree in 2005. Then, he graduated from the Mississippi School of Law in 2009 and began practicing that same year. His parents, Fred and Dianne Cruse, founded Fred’s Westside Pharmacy in Picayune, and his brother, Gordon Cruse, owns the pharmacy.

Bill spent 10 years in Jackson working as a youth minister and Director of Youth Ministries for the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi before...
Jason Savarese
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Gulfport, MS Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(228) 901-0000 Savarese & Associates, PLLC
450 E. Pass Road, Suite 108
Gulfport, MS 39507
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and IP
University of Mississippi
Jason Savarese focuses his practice on civil litigation, corporate law, eminent domain, construction disputes, wills, estates, probate, mediation, debt collection, business formation and litigation, drafting and interpreting contracts, civil litigation appeals, public bid disputes, gun owners’ rights, gaming law, casino site development and licensing, lemon law vehicle warranty claims, and landowners’ rights. Jason has assisted in the management of Community Development Block Grants totaling approximately $235,000,000, by acquiring some 300 parcels of land for the Harrison County Utility Authority as part of the funds allocating by the U.S. Congress for Hurricane Katrina rebuilding and renewal. Jason is rated “A/V...
Pamela Hancock
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Ridgeland, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 853-2223 855 S Pear Orchard Rd
Building 100
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Mississippi College School of Law
Madison County Attorney Pamela L. Hancock proudly serves the people of the Greater Jackson area. As the founder of the Hancock Law Firm, she takes pride in her ability to guide clients through a number of complex or emotional matters, including family law, personal injury, criminal defense, estate planning, and much more. She uses her diverse background and education, as well as her commitment to the law, to create comprehensive case strategies that look at the matter from multiple angles. She has earned a positive reputation within the community and among her former clients and can skillfully handle issues in...
Jeff Arnold
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Flowood, MS Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(601) 213-7581 5719 HWY 25
Suite 103
Flowood, MS 39232
Business, Probate, Tax and Workers' Comp
Mississippi College School of Law
Jeff Arnold is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. He obtained a Bachelors of Business Administration/Accounting from Belhaven University. After graduating from Belhaven, he worked as a CPA for the accounting firm Barlow, Walker and Company. With Barlow, he worked in the areas of tax and compliance.Following his work in accounting, Jeff earned his Juris Doctorate from the Mississippi College School of Law, where he graduated Cum Laude and achieved two American Jurisprudence Awards in Evidence and Legal Writing.
Becky Allen-Farrell
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Bay St Louis, MS Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(228) 467-0177 125 Main Street
2nd Floor
Bay St Louis, MS 39520
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans
Proudly practicing since 2001 in Hancock, Harrison, Stone, Pearl River Counties, Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Pearl River, Picayune, Gulfport, Biloxi, Kiln, and Saucier. Personal Injury, Criminal, Estate, DUI-DWI, Divorce & Family Law, Felony, Small Claims Court, Misdemeanor, Domestic Violence, Business law, Probate, Wills, Simple Legal Documents.
Adam D. Woods
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Brandon, MS Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(601) 706-9757 202 East Government Street
Brandon, MS 39042
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Mississippi College School of Law
Adam is the founder of Woods Law Firm, PLLC, a Brandon, Mississippi law firm that serves clients throughout Mississippi and Tennessee. He is licensed to practice before all state courts in both Mississippi and Tennessee and has represented people from all walks of life, zealously advocating for his clients in numerous areas of the law, including personal injury, contract negotiation, real estate, consumer and commercial law, wills and estates, and family law.

Adam graduated college from Mississippi State University with a Bachelors in Business Administration. While completing his degree, he negotiated numerous contracts for events held on campus,...
Jeramie Jacob Fortenberry
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Gulfport, MS Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(228) 206-4939 1605 23rd Ave.
Gulfport, MS 39501
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
New York University School of Law and Tulane University School of Law
I am an attorney with a practice focused on meeting the legal needs of business owners and real estate owners and investors.

My business planning practice involves advising companies and individuals on business matters, including taxation, mergers and acquisitions, choice of entity and company formation, and corporate governance. I have also been lead attorney on several multi-million dollar business acquisitions in the Southeast.

My estate planning practice involves helping clients pay less taxes and protect their assets through the use of trusts, partnerships, closely held businesses, private foundations, and charitable trusts. I have served in various capacities with the Real Property, Trust...
Brandon Jones
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Jackson, MS Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(601) 948-6005 4316 Old Canton Rd
Ste 100A
Jackson, MS 39211
Business, Construction, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
I was born and raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Pascagoula, where I attended public school. My sister, Mary Etta, and I were raised by wonderful parents and grandparents and a supportive local community. After getting my BA at Mississippi College, I attended Divinity School at Wake Forest University. I served as a children’s minister for several churches and worked as a summer chaplain at an orphanage. After seeing the challenges these children faced, I decided I wanted to be a lawyer so I could stand up for kids and families facing difficult legal situations. Because of...
Terence L. High
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Jackson, MS Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(866) 991-2218 395 Edgewood Terrace Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Capital University Law School
Terence attended Mississippi State University on athletic scholarship and played college football. He received his B.A. in Accounting from Mississippi State University in 1992. Also, he received his M.A. in Accounting from the University of Mississippi in 1995. In 1999, he received his Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. Terence was an associate with the law firm of Mitchell, McNutt & Sams in their Jackson, MS office from 1999 to 2001. He was an associate with the Jackson office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz from 2002 to...
W. Lee Watt
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Flowood, MS Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(601) 914-7320 232 Market St
Flowood, MS 39232
Free ConsultationBusiness, Probate and Real Estate
University of Mississippi
Lee Watt is a native of Batesville, MS. He practiced law on the Mississippi Gulf Coast until 2005 when Hurricane Katrina caused his relocation to the Jackson metro area.
Lee has tried over 100 cases, mostly jury cases, in state and federal courts across Mississippi. These cases involve banking, corporate, product liability, real estate, probate, construction and employment matters. His clients include both leading national manufacturers as well as local small businesses, governmental entities, health care professionals and financial institutions.
Lee enjoys helping businesses and ministries grow and become better managers of their human and financial resources. Lee also enjoys helping...
Brian Herrington
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Jackson, MS Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(601) 208-0013 1520 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39202
Free ConsultationBusiness, Antitrust, Consumer and Personal Injury
University of Mississippi School of Law
Christopher Collins Van Cleave
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Biloxi, MS Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(228) 432-7826 146 Porter Ave
Biloxi, MS 39530
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Maritime and Personal Injury
Mississippi College School of Law
Clyde Emil Ellis
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Vicksburg, MS Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(601) 638-0353 1212 Farmer St
Vicksburg, MS 39183
Business, Personal Injury, Probate and Real Estate
University of Mississippi
William F. Longwitz
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Madison, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 605-5879 P.O. Box 1273
Madison, MS 39130
Business, Appeals, Collections and Construction
University of Mississippi
John Robinson III
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Ridgeland, MS Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(601) 853-7600 618 Cresent Boulevard
Suite 200
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, IP and Insurance Claims
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
John W. Robinson III is an attorney with more than 20 years of litigation experience representing people and business throughout Mississippi. John's primary focus is civil litigation-non-criminal cases in court, usually involving claims for money damages. John also counsels and represents clients in contract negotiations and other business transactions. John's civil litigation and trial experience is extensive and includes cases involving a wide variety of matters, such as contract disputes, business torts, employment issues, real estate and land use controversies, intellectual property, commercial sales disputes, construction, insurance coverage and defense, products liability, personal injury, wrongful death and mass tort claims,...
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