J. Collins Wohner, Jr.


J. Collins Wohner, Jr., was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1987 and to the Mississippi Bar in 1988. His experience spans from appellate advocacy, general product liability litigation, class action and commercial litigation to tort and general litigation. Prior to joining Watkins & Eager, Collins was a law clerk to the Honorable William H. Barbour, Jr., U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi (1986-1988).

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1859
Email: cwohner@watkinseager.com
Practice Areas

Appellate Advocacy

Vanderbilt University; Yale University (B.A., 1981, magna cum laude, honors in English) Phi Beta Kappa
Columbia Law School (J.D., 1986) Case Note and Comment Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, 1985-1986

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  • AV Preeminent┬« Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America┬« (2011-2018, Appellate Law)
  • The Best Lawyers in America┬«, Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2017, Appellate Law)

Professional And Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Capital Area Bar Association, President (2013-2014)
  • Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle Parish Council
  • Federal Bar Association, Past President
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association, Governor-at-Large, Mississippi
  • Mississippi Opera Association, Board of Directors
  • St. Dominic Health Services, Community Advisory Board
  • St. Richard Catholic School, Advisory Council
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • The Mississippi Bar