Joseph T. Wilkins III

Martindale Hubbell logoJOSEPH T. WILKINS, III (Joe) was born in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1942. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1964 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1967 from the University of Mississippi. After serving as Captain in the U. S. Army, JAG, 1967-69, he was an Estate Tax Attorney, Internal Revenue Service, Birmingham, Alabama, 1969-71. Mr. Wilkins represented the city of New Albany as Alderman (1973-74), City Attorney (1975) and City Prosecuting Attorney (1975). He is currently a member of the Hinds County, the Mississippi and the American Bar Associations as well as the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. Mr. Wilkins handles and supervises primarily workers' compensation cases.

Current Employment Position(s):

  • Shareholder

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi, 1967


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1967
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of Mississippi, 1964
    • Bachelor of Business Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Capitol Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions:

  • U. S. Army, JAG, 1967 - 1969
  • Internal Revenue Service, Birmingham , Alabama, Estate Tax Attorney, 1969 - 1971
  • City of New Albany, Alderman, 1973 - 1974
  • City of New Albany, City Attorney, 1975
  • City of New Albany, City Prosecuting Attorney, 1975