Durant, Mississippi Business Lawyers

Kosciusko, MS Business Law Attorney
(662) 289-8888 218 W Washington St
Kosciusko, MS 39090
Business and Real Estate
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 https://saxton.law/appointment/ to see our hours and available appointment times, or call our firm at...
John Robinson III
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Ridgeland, MS Business Law Attorney with 27 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,...
S. Craig Panter
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Madison, MS Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
7736 Old Canton Road, Suite B
Madison, MS 39110
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights and Employment
University of Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi (B.S., with highest honors, 1982)
University of Mississippi (J.D., cum laude, 1985)

Mr. Panter has been a member of the Mississippi Bar since 1985. He has a wide range of experience, with a focus on business and employment disputes.

Lawsuits can be time-consuming and costly. For this reason, Mr. Panter works hard to resolve his clients’ disputes out of court, saving them valuable time and money. He will not hesitate, however, to file a lawsuit when necessary to protect their interests.

Business clients of Mr. Panter have included healthcare providers, oil and...
William Claude Coon
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Madison, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 898-0400 113 Executive Drive C
Madison, MS 39110
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
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
Clay B. Baldwin
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Madison, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 707-4777 100 Depot Drive
Suite B
Madison, MS 39110
Business, Administrative, Appeals and International
Mississippi College School of Law
Bradley M. Glaze
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Madison, MS Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(877) 763-7260 P.O. Box 1833
Madison, MS 39130-1833
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Mississippi
Richard E. Wilbourn III
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Madison, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 853-8500 114B Grandview Boulevard
Madison, MS 39110
Business, Administrative, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
University of Virginia
Madison, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 856-2840 368 Kingsbridge Rd
Madison, MS 39110
Business, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Ridgeland, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 607-4144 618 Crescent Blvd., Suite 205
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Business, Divorce and Family
Yazoo City, MS Business Law Lawyer
(662) 746-2211 213 E Jefferson St
Yazoo City, MS 39194
Business and Real Estate
Canton, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 859-3616 3350 N Liberty St
Canton, MS 39046
Business and Real Estate
Madison, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 898-9587 36 Wintergreen Rd
Madison, MS 39110
Business
Grenada, MS Business Law Attorney
(662) 226-1891 135 1st St
Grenada, MS 38901
Business, Products Liability and Real Estate
Ridgeland, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 427-4470 618 Crescent Blvd
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Business, Bankruptcy and Collections
Yazoo City, MS Business Law Lawyer
(662) 746-8891 3430 Carson Rd
Yazoo City, MS 39194
Business and Environmental
Ridgeland, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 427-4470 618 Crescent Blvd
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Business, IP, Products Liability and Real Estate
Ridgeland, MS Business Law Attorney
(601) 427-4470 618 Crescent Blvd
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Insurance Defense
Grenada, MS Business Law Lawyer
(662) 226-1891 135 1st St
Grenada, MS 38901
Business, Collections, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Greenwood, MS Business Law Attorney
(662) 453-7325 308 Fulton St
Greenwood, MS 38930
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Ridgeland, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 427-4470 618 Crescent Blvd
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Personal Injury and Real Estate
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.
Adam D. Woods
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Brandon, MS Business Law Attorney with 3 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,...
John Hale Freeland
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Oxford, MS Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(662) 234-1711 302 Enterprise Drive, Suite A
Oxford, MS 38655
Business, Bankruptcy, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Mississippi
Hale has practiced law since 1986..He is known for his elder law practice. working with estate, trusts, probate and advising family regarding the issues of aging, as well as fiduciary and trust litigation and complex business litigation. He also assists small businesses in transactions and problem solving. Hale is licensed in Mississippi and Tennessee.
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...
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...
Walter Alan Davis
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Oxford, MS Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(662) 281-0001 324 Jackson Ave E
Oxford, MS 38655
Business, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Mississippi
Mr. Davis is admitted to practice before all Mississippi State and Federal Courts, as well as the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Davis is a member of The Mississippi Bar Association, American MENSA, Defense Research Institute, American Inns of Court, William C. Keady Chapter, and the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. While in college, Mr. Davis was a member of Phi Delta Phi, and while in Law School served on the Editorial Board of the Mississippi Law Journal, as well as working with the public interest Housing Law Clinic; and served on...
Shannon M. Jones
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Ridgeland, MS Business Law Lawyer
(601) 957-5747 360 Towne Center Blvd., Ste. B
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer, Criminal and Divorce
Mississippi College School of Law
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...
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
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...
Kevin Wayne Frye
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Oxford, MS Business Law Attorney
(662) 259-0050 1100 Tyler Avenue
Suite 101
Oxford, MS 38655
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Criminal and DUI
University of Mississippi
A full-service law practice focused on litigation, including both criminal and civil matters, and serving clients throughout North Mississippi.
Richard F Yarborough Jr
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Jackson, MS Business Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(601) 351-2414 4268 I-55 North
Jackson, MS 39211
Business, Construction, Environmental and Family
Robert P. Williams
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Oxford, MS Business Law Lawyer
(662) 234-3838 706 Jackson Ave E
Oxford, MS 38655
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Mississippi College School of Law
David Ryan Lynch
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Jackson, MS Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(601) 321-1991 4500 I-55 North
Suite 241
Jackson, MS 39211
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Florida and University of Mississippi
Ashley Jones-Mosley
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Ridgeland, MS Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(601) 957-5747 360 Towne Center Blvd.
Suite B
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Free ConsultationBusiness, Family, Insurance Claims and White Collar Crime
Mississippi College School of Law
William Thomas Ashley III
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Starkville, MS Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
300 Greensboro Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Business, DUI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Mississippi College School of Law
William T. Ashley, III, graduated cum laude from Birmingham-Southern College in 2005, with a Bachelor of Arts in English. In 2008, he earned his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Mississippi. While in law school, Mr. Ashley received the Business Law Section of the Mississippi Bar Award, served on the Moot Court Board, and won the American Jurisprudence Award in Admiralty Law. Mr. Ashley began his career with an insurance defense firm in his hometown of Montgomery, Alabama in August 2008. While practicing in Alabama, Mr. Ashley tried numerous personal injury...
Edward Connell Jr
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Clarksdale, MS Business Law Lawyer
(662) 627-9641 30 Delta Ave
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Business, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Tax
University of Mississippi
Edward (Ted) P. Connell, Jr., is a partner with the law firm of Merkel & Cocke, P.A. Mr. Connell received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 1994, graduating cum laude. This was followed by receipt of his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1997. While attending the University of Mississippi School of Law, Mr. Connell authored “Mississippi Casinos and the Detention of a Patron: What are the Parameters of a Casino’s Powers in Detaining a Patron and the Subsequent Liability Which Can Follow?” which was published in the National Gaming Law...
Richard Phillips
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Batesville, MS Business Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(662) 563-4613 695 Shamrock Dr.
P.O. Drawer 1586
Batesville, MS 38606
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Mississippi
Flip Phillips is a founding partner of Smith, Phillips, Mitchell, Scott & Nowak, LLP. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law where he served as President of the Law School Student Body and Member of the Mississippi Law Journal. For over 40 years, Flip has represented plaintiffs and insurance policyholders nationwide. Flip’s landmark cases have helped abolish sovereign immunity and define the rules of automobile insurance in Mississippi. They have expanded the role of punitive and extra-contractual damages in insurance regulation and contract enforcement throughout the United States. Flip has served...
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