Civil Litigation Attorneys in Hattiesburg

Professional profiles

 

L. Clark Hicks, Jr.—Mississippi civil litigation attorney who has handled more than 100 trials, including 50 plus jury trials.

Practice areas:

  • Insurance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Disputes
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Automobile Accident
  • Construction Litigation

Admitted to practice:

  • The Mississippi Bar (1991)
  • All state courts in Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, University of Mississippi (1991)
  • Bachelor of Arts, special distinction with highest honors, Mississippi College (1988)

Awards and Honors:

  • Recipient, 1986 Harry S. Truman Scholar from Mississippi
  • Recipient, The Best Lawyers in America 2015
  • Recipient, Martindale-Hubbell 2015 Client Distinction Award
  • Recipient, Martindale-Hubbell 2015 AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Member:

  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • South Central Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Trucker’s Insurance Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Mississippi Claims Association, Inc. (MCA)
  • A. M. Best Attorney's Listing

Biography:

  • Research Editor, Mississippi Law Journal (1990-1991)
  • Author: "From the Bench: The Five Best Techniques to Persuade a Judge through Written Words," The MDLA Quarterly
  • Author: "Corporations - Fiduciary Duty - In a Closed Corporation, a Majority Shareholder Owes a Fiduciary Duty Towards the Minority When Seeking a Controlling Share," 60 Mississippi Law Journal 425, Fall 1990
  • Member, Character and Fitness Committee – Mississippi Bar (current)
  • Counsel, Hattiesburg Housing Authority (current)
  • Officer, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (current)

Community:

  • Married to Kathia Simo with two sons, Harrison, age 16 and Luke, age 12
  • Member of University Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Community Columnist, Hattiesburg American Newspaper
  • Member Sunrise Hattiesburg Rotary Club
  • Coach, Hattiesburg Dixie Youth Baseball

R. Lane Dossett—Hattiesburg native who finished first in his law school class and handled numerous jury and bench trials.

Practice areas:

  • Municipal & Government Defense
  • Corporate Disputes
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Litigation
  • High Asset Divorce
  • Class Actions

Admitted to practice:

  • The Mississippi Bar (2008)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Education:

  • Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, Appalachian School of Law (2008)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, The University of Southern Mississippi (2005)
  • University of Southern Mississippi Honors College (2003-2005)

Member:

  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Young Lawyers Division, Mississippi Bar
  • Hattiesburg Area Young Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyer's Association (MDLA)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • South Central Mississippi Bar Association

Biography:

  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Past President, Hattiesburg Area Young Lawyer's Association
  • Associate Editor, Appalachian Journal of Law (2006-2007)
  • Recipient of the Sutin-Blackwell Prize for Excellence
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyer's Trial Academy
  • United States Army JAG Intern

Community:

  • Married to Rhea Dossett with two daughters, Abby, age 6 and Aubrey, age 3
  • Member, Board of Trustees and Deacon at Main Street Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Member Hattiesburg Zoological Society Board of Directors
  • Member/officer various area Masonic orders
  • Avid kayaker

 


John F. Knox III—Mississippi civil and commercial litigation attorney - Graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and former Army Officer.

Practice areas:

  • Insurance law
  • Personal injury
  • Commercial litigation
  • Automobile accidents
  • Construction litigation
  • Wrongful death
  • Service member’s Civil Relief Act

Admitted to practice:

  • The Mississippi Bar (2013)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Education:

  • Juris Doctor, Mississippi School of Law (2013)
  • Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies, The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York (2004)

Member:

  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Young Lawyers Division, Mississippi Bar
  • Hattiesburg Area Young Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • South Central Mississippi Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Biography:

  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Board of Directors, Hattiesburg Area Young Lawyer's Association
  • Intelligence Officer, 84th Explosives Ordinance Disposal Battalion, US Army
  • Intelligence Officer, 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, US Army
  • Infantry Platoon Leader, 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, US Army
  • Deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan

Community:

  • Married to Danail Knox, with infant son, John, IV.
  • Member at the The First Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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