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John J. McNeil
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Mississippi Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

I have been practicing in the Southwest Mississippi area for almost 15 years, helping people with criminal charges, injuries, and other litigation issues that arise in their lives. I have tried countless criminal trials... Read More »
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John J. McNeil
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Pike County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(601) 783-5800 160 S Cherry St
Magnolia, MS 39652
Free ConsultationCriminal, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Mississippi
I have been practicing in the Southwest Mississippi area for almost 15 years, helping people with criminal charges, injuries, and other litigation issues that arise in their lives. I have tried countless criminal trials and civil cases, including worker's compensation hearings. I am also one of the few lawyers in the area who has taken the bar and is licensed in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Gary Honea
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Pike County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(601) 250-5687 209 Apache Drive
McComb, MS 39648
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Mississippi
Pike County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer
(601) 248-6122 306 Green St
Summit, MS 39666
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Edward Henderson
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Lincoln County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(601) 835-6283 115 North Cleveland Avenue
Brookhaven, MS 39601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Tulane University School of Law
Carlisle Henderson is a graduate of the Tulane University School of Law, 2000, where he worked with the law school's program representing inmates at Angola State Prison. In 1997 and 1998, Mr. Henderson worked with the Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office prosecuting crimes, and since graduation, has devoted himself to criminal defense, and protecting the rights of the accused. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, and a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Mr. Henderson also works in other areas of the legal profession. Family Law, Juvenile Law, Probate, Appeals. Call 601-835-6283...
Larry Gus Baker
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Lincoln County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(601) 754-0088 213 South Railroad Avenue
Brookhaven, MS 39601
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Mississippi College School of Law
Solo law practice at the Law Office of Larry G. Baker handling criminal defense and family law matters.

Prior to opening my own firm, I served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Mississippi assigned to the Public Integrity Division. As a SAAG, I prosecuted criminal cases involving:
* corrupt public officials and private citizens
involved in fraudulent business practices.
* insurance fraud committed by business owners,
...
Amy Foster Ryan
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Wilkinson County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(601) 888-9919 312 Wallace Drive
P.O. Box 515
Woodville, MS 39669
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Amy graduated with a BBA from the University of Mississippi in 1989. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Mississippi. Her practice emphasizes representation of clients in personal injury, divorce, child custody, criminal and estates.
Walthall County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer
(601) 876-5121 1108 Beulah Ave
Tylertown, MS 39667
Criminal, Business, DUI and Estate Planning
Jefferson County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 53 years experience
(601) 445-8192 Po Box 344
Fayette, MS 39069-0344
Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Jefferson County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(601) 786-9600 1447 Main Street
Fayette, MS 39069
Criminal, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Lincoln County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer
(601) 833-1121 217 S Railroad Ave
Brookhaven, MS 39601
Criminal and DUI
Merrida (Buddy) Coxwell
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(877) 231-1600 500 N State St
Jackson, MS 39201
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Nursing Home
Mississippi College School of Law and University of Alabama School of Law
Merrida (Buddy) Coxwell was admitted to practice law in October 1980. From the day of admission forward Merrida has been a fierce, dedicated, and aggressive advocate for his clients. Over the past thirty-four (34) years he has handled some of the most complex and highly publicized criminal cases in Mississippi. For example, Merrida successfully defended the Mayor of Jackson, MS, when he was charged with four (4) felonies. He successfully defended a Miss. Supreme Court Judge, won two (2) not guilty verdicts in a row in federal drug cases, won a murder case that the local media called the murder...
Devin Whitt
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(601) 607-5055 774 Avery Blvd N
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Ridgeland, MS 39157
Free ConsultationMadison County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Mississippi College School of Law
Are you being threatened by a spouse relating to a divorce or child custody matter? Have you recently been arrested and now face significant jail time, loss of driving privileges or other significant fines? Please be aware that you have rights. We are a Jackson, Mississippi area family law and criminal defense firm dedicated to providing each and every client experienced, aggressive representation at a reasonable prices.

When you retain out firm, you ensure that your case will be thoroughly reviewed and it will given the personal,critical attention necessary to meet your objectives. We believe...
Keri Temple Haralson
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Rankin County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(601) 824-9768 106 Town Square
Brandon, MS 39042
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Mississippi College School of Law
DISCLAIMER This site is intended to provide you with information about our firm and practice. Use of this, however, does not create an attorney-client relationship. Any decision with respect to legal services is important and should not be based solely upon this, or any other, advertisement. Information and/or any materials provided herein, are solely for the purpose of information. Attorney Keri Haralson Carroll is only admitted to practice law in the State of Mississippi. This shall not be construed as an attempt to certify or designate attorney as an expert in any particular area of the law in the...
Jad Jamal Khalaf
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Attorney
(601) 288-6763 500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Free ConsultationCriminal, Immigration, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Mississippi College School of Law
Jad Jamal Khalaf is co-founder and managing partner at Khalaf & Nguyen, PLLC law firm in the capital city of Jackson, Mississippi. Khalaf & Nguyen represents clients throughout the state of Mississippi and specializes in the areas of CAR WRECKS, 18 WHEELER ACCIDENTS, PERSONAL INJURY, CRIMINAL DEFENSE, and IMMIGRATION LAW. Attorney Khalaf advocates for his clients’ best interest. He understands the need to provide quality legal representation, treat clients with respect, and maintain legal integrity. The team at Khalaf & Nguyen law firm stands ready to provide one-on-one personal client service. Call: (601) ATTORNEY...
Lance O. Mixon
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Rankin County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(601) 948-4444 781 Liberty Road
Flowood, MS 39232
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Mississippi College School of Law
Lance Mixon’s practice is heavily focused on DUI defense. He has represented clients in cases across Mississippi in numerous municipal, justice, county, and circuit courts, as well as the Mississippi Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, spanning over seventy (70) counties during the course of over a decade in practice.

Lance is a member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and serves the NCDD as the State Delegate of Mississippi. He has been selected as a “Rising Star” for the Mid-South region in the area of Criminal Defense by The Super Lawyers magazine since 2011....
Timothy James Evans
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Forrest County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(601) 255-5085 606 Adeline Street, Suite 1A
P.O. Box 18710
Hattiesburg, MS 39404
Free ConsultationCriminal, Animal, Appeals and DUI
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...
Charles R. Mullins
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(877) 231-1600 500 N State St
Jackson, MS 39201
Free ConsultationCriminal, Consumer, DUI and Nursing Home
Mississippi College School of Law
Francis Springer
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(601) 605-5004 213 S. Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Mississippi College School of Law
Jay M. Kilpatrick
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Madison County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(877) 856-0330 216 W Jackson St
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Free ConsultationCriminal, Family, Maritime and Personal Injury
University of Mississippi
In May of 2016, Jay M. Kilpatrick joined the Kobs & Philley, PLLC team. Jay is a native of Mississippi; originally from Philadelphia, Mississippi. He joined the firm after 16 years with another larger firm in the Jackson area, where he was a shareholder. Jay’s addition to Kobs & Philley, PLLC only strengthens the resources available to our clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Jay worked primarily in the area of personal injury, where he developed a maritime practice representing individuals and families of individuals who are injured working offshore, including a Deepwater Horizon claim. This is just one of the...
J. Edward Rainer
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Rankin County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(601) 825-0212 2006 Courtside Drive
Brandon, MS 39042
Criminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Jackson School of Law
Assma A. Ali
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Attorney
(601) 948-8005 120 N. Congress St.
Suite 200
Jackson, MS 39201
Criminal, Family, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Mississippi College School of Law
Kevin Camp
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(888) 775-5868 1764 Lelia Drive
Jackson, MS 39216
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Mississippi College School of Law
Terence L. High
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(866) 991-2218 395 Edgewood Terrace Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and White Collar Crime
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...
Rick Patt
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Madison County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(601) 856-3834 613 Steed Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Divorce
University of Mississippi
Attorney Rick D. Patt brings twenty-eight (28) years of experience as an attorney to your case. The Patt Law Firm represents clients in cases involving:

1) Family law (divorce, child custody, child support, modifications, and adoptions);
2) Civil litigation (plaintiff/defense/ personal injury/wrongful death/18-wheeler/automobile accidents, etc);
3) Criminal defense (felony, misdemeanor, drug and DUI defense), and expungements;
4) Wills, trusts and estate work; and
5) Appellate representation in the state and federal courts.

Such representation...
William Cruse Sr.
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Pearl River County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(769) 242-2500 1016 Sixth Ave., STE A
PO Box 878
Picayune, MS 39466
Criminal, Personal Injury, Probate 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...
Bernard C Jones Jr
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Madison County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(601) 957-5747 360 Towne Center Blvd.
Suite B
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Mississippi College School of Law
Bernard C. Jones, Jr. was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1984. Before entering law school, Bernard served as the Legal Assistance Coordinator for the Mississippi office of the Emergency Land Fund, a nonprofit group which provided education, loans and legal assistance to minority landowners in the south. He also worked as a Title Abstractor for one of Mississippi's largest law firms while in law school. In both positions, he acquired a wealth of knowledge in the area of real property law. Bernard testified as an expert witness for the first time in an oil and gas lawsuit less than...
William Claude Coon
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Madison County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer
(601) 898-0400 113 Executive Drive C
Madison, MS 39110
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
James Anthony Stewart
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Rankin County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
586 Lakeland East Drive
Suite C
Flowood, MS 39232
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Employment and Family
Mississippi College School of Law
I have been licensed and practicing law for over 20 years. Hiring a legal professional is not only building trust in the ability of the attorney, but it is about building a long term and lasting professional relationship. I strive to not only handle your legal needs in a professional and efficient manner, but to gain your respect and build a long lasting friendship with all of my clients. In my free time, I enjoy family activities, riding motorcycles, soccer events with my children and spending time with friends.
Shannon M. Jones
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Madison County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer
(601) 957-5747 360 Towne Center Blvd., Ste. B
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Consumer and DUI
Mississippi College School of Law
Mr. Thomas P. Welch Jr.
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(601) 944-9200 419 South State Street
Suite B 102
Jackson, MS 39201
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Mississippi
I am a 1999 graduate of the University of Mississippi with degrees in English and History. I earned my Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi Law School in 2002 and was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in September of 2002. I was admitted to the United States District Courts of both the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi as well as the United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in 2002 as well. I was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2008. EXPERIENCE I have been practicing law since 2002 focusing mainly in the field of criminal...
Damon Stevenson
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(769) 251-0207 1253 Valley Street
Jackson, MS 39203
Criminal, Family, Insurance Claims and Juvenile
Mississippi College School of Law
Jeffrey Grant Pierce
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Forrest County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(866) 473-8275 902 W. Pine St.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Alabama School of Law and Mississippi College School of Law
Marshall J Goff
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(601) 948-8005 120 N. Congress Street
Suite 200
Jackson, MS 39201
Criminal, Appeals and Immigration
Mississippi College School of Law
Joseph D. Songy
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Lamar County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(601) 336-0305 40 Deep South Lane
Purvis, MS 39475
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Consumer and DUI
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,...
John Holaday
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Rankin County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(601) 414-3574 586 Lakeland East Drive, Suite C
Flowood, MS 39232
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
University of Mississippi
John G. Holaday

John graduated Cum Laude from Mississippi State University with a B.A. degree, major in English. He attended Ole Miss law school and graduated Cum Laude in May of 1994. At Ole Miss law school, John served on the Law Journal Editorial Board, the Moot Court Board and received several scholarships. Immediately after graduation, he began a one year law clerk position with United States District Judge Charles W. Pickering, Sr. After the clerkship, he went to work for Langston Frazer Sweet & Freese. At Langston Frazer, John primarily handled complex civil litigation including...
J. Matthew Eichelberger
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(601) 292-7940 308 E Pearl St
Suite 201
Jackson, MS 39201
Criminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Immigration
University of Mississippi
Charles Baron Irvin
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(601) 340-6800 460 Briarwood Drive
Ste 310
Jackson, MS 39206
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans
Schedule your consultation today at irvin-law.com. We take care of your legal needs. 601-340-6800.

"Proven Results." I believe in focusing on the client and insuring they are fully protected. I have 17 years of experience with major felonies, misdemeanors, business and family law. I always focus on the human factor, because behind every legal issue is an opportunity to impact families, small businesses, and communities. From Federal Court to Community meetings I am here to insure that you have a trusted Counselor. Trust us with your legal needs, Call today 601-340-6800.
Anders Ferrington
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Hinds County, MS Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(601) 316-8428 419. S. State Suite 101 A
Jackson, MS 39201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Anders Ferrington PLLC is a firm that practices civil and criminal law in Jackson, Mississippi. We accept in cases such as criminal defense, serious bodily injury, automobile accidents, products liability, worker's compensation, In addition to the personal injury work, the firm accepts cases in family law, intellectual property, and criminal defense. Recently, the founder Anders Ferrington was recognized as an expert in a federal trademark case.
Amanda Lingold Spencer
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Rankin County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(601) 845-5050 115 E. Main Street
P. O. Box 937
Florence, MS 39073
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
Mississippi College School of Law
Mel Coxwell Jr
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Rankin County, MS Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(601) 825-3124 20 Eastgate Dr.
Suite E
Brandon, MS 39042
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
Mississippi College School of Law
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Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

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Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.