James A. Becker, Jr.

Of Counsel - Retired

James A. Becker, Jr. (Jim) was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1958 and to all state and federal courts in Mississippi, including the Mississippi Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He has been an active litigating defense trial attorney for over fifty years in the fields of insurance litigation, products liability, medical malpractice, and many other areas of the law, including mediation and arbitration. His cases of note include Bridges v. Kitchings and Cook; Miss., 2002, 2001-CA-00188-CA; Abrams vs. Marlin Firearms Company; Miss., 2003, 2001-CA-01613-SCT; Wilburn vs. Stennet, Wilkinson & Ward, et al; Miss., 1997, 93-CA-00148-SCT. Jim is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and holds membership in a vast number of professional organizations.

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1907
 
Practice Areas
Education

Bachelor's Degree: History and English, University of Mississippi, 1954
Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, 1958

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Honors

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mississippi Law Review
  • Moot Court Board

Professional And Community Involvement

  • Bar Association of the Fifth Circuit
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • The Mississippi Bar
 
 
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