John Christopher Cox

John Christopher Cox

City of Cleveland
  • Family Law, Real Estate Law, Probate ...
  • Mississippi
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John C. Cox was born and raised in Cleveland, Mississippi. He is a 1996 graduate of Delta State University and a 1999 graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law. He is licensed before all state and federal courts in Mississippi, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He is an "AV" rated lawyer by the Martindale-Hubbell, and has been listed in Super Lawyers magazine on multiple occasions. His areas of practice include all civil and criminal law, including family law, personal injury, and white collar criminal defense.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    White Collar Crime
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    DUI & DWI
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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5th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Municipal Court Judge
City of Cleveland
- Current
University of Mississippi
J.D. (1999) | Law
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Delta State University
B.A. (1996) | English
Honors: Delta State Student Hall of Fame; Omicron Delta Kappa; Lambda Iota Tau literature honor society; Dean's and President's List.
Activities: Student Government Association Vice President; President of the Student Senate; Editor in Chief of the campus newspaper, The Delta Statement; Kappa Alpha Order.
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Volunteer of the Year
Mississippi Tennis Association
Leaders in Law
Mississippi Business Journal
Alumni Hall of Fame
Delta State University
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
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Super Lawyers
Leadership Mississippi
Mississippi Economic Council
Top 40 under 40
Mississippi Business Journal
Professional Associations
Mississippi State Bar
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American Inns of Court
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Sports Lawyers Association
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American Bar Association
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Contact & Map
116 S Court St
Cleveland, MS 38732
Telephone: (662) 843-8351
Fax: (662) 843-8352
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