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


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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


  • 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)
  • The University of Southern Mississippi Honors College (2003-2005)


  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyer’s Association (MDLA)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • South Central Mississippi Bar Association


  • 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
  • Board member, Mississippi Defense Lawyer’s Association
  • United States Army JAG Intern
  • Author: The Erosion of Governmental Discretionary Immunity under the Mississippi Tort Claims Act: Little’s Big Affect, Miss. Col. Law Rev. Vol 24 Issue 1


  • Married to Rhea Dossett with three daughters, Abby, Aubrey, and Avery
  • Member, Board of Trustees and Deacon at Main Street Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Member Hattiesburg and Lamar County Ham Radio Club, Call Sign N5AAS

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