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Jim Lloyd Davis III

Jim Lloyd Davis III

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Personal Injury...
  • Mississippi
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Communication Skills
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Ethics and Professionalism
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Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
a great amount of jury trial experience and knowledge of the legal system
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Summary

• Third generation lawyer
• 35+ years of criminal defense experience handling 1,000’s of felony and misdemeanor cases in State and Federal courts in South Mississippi, including:
>Initial Appearance,
>Bond settings and reduction,
> Preliminary and definition hearings,
>Arraignments,
>Pretrial Motions,
>Bench and jury trial,
>Sentencing,
>Appeals,
>Post-Conviction and Habeas relief
• Handled 100s of homicide cases and successful jury trials in numerous homicide cases
• Qualified as lead counsel in death penalty cases in State and Federal courts
• Handled appeals and oral arguments in Mississippi Supreme Court, Mississippi Court of Appeals, and United States Fifth Circuit Court
• Qualified and approved to appear before United States Supreme Court
• Extensive history of success, including numerous ‘Not Guilty’ jury verdicts in State and Federal courts
• Over 100 jury trials to verdict in State and Federal courts
• Past president and board member of the Mississippi Public Defender’s Association
• A member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
• Requested speaker on topics of
>jury selection,
>opening and closing statements,
>reserving issues for appeal,
>prosecutor misconduct,
>jury instructions,
>eye witness identification
• Beyond a reasonable doubt, I am one of the most qualified, experienced, and competent criminal defense attorneys on the Gulf Coast.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Personal Injury
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Rate varies based on the severity and complexity of the crime.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
The Mississippi Bar
U.S. District Court, Southern Division
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Current
Member/Various
Public Defender's Board of Directors
- Current
Off and on for the past thirty years
President
Mississippi Public Defender's Association
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President during Hurricane Katrina
Education
Mississippi College School of Law
J.D. (1984)
Mississippi State University
B.S. (1978) | Accounting
Activities: Kappa Sigma Fraternity
Professional Associations
Mississippi Association of Justice
Member
Current
Mississippi Public Defender’s Association
Member
Current
Mississippi Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
Lawyers of Distinction
Member
- Current
Mississippi State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Mississippi Supreme Court
Member
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Speaker, 1989 to Present, Criminal Legal Education Conference
Criminal Legal Education
Jury Instructions, In-Court Identification, Preserving Issues for Appeal
Certifications
Lead Counsel in Death Penalty Cases in State and Federal Court
Federal and State Courts
Websites & Blogs
Website
James Lloyd Davis' Website Profile
Website
Law Office of Jim Davis Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Law Office of Jim Davis
1904 24th Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 576-7279
Telephone: (228) 864-1588
Fax: (228) 863-5008