Practice Areas

Our attorneys have devoted countless hours developing strategies necessary to effectively litigate cases in the courtrooms throughout Mississippi.

Regardless of the area of practice, our goal is to continually be responsive to our clients’ needs in order to maintain the relationships our clients expect from their attorneys. Whether it’s managing the risks associated with litigation to facilitate the most favorable outcome or bringing our breadth of experience to bear in other legal matters, our attorneys are more than up to the task.

Success Starts With Access

At Wilkins Patterson, clients aren’t kept at arm’s length. Instead, we place a premium on personal interaction and have structured our organization to facilitate optimal accessibility throughout our firm.

Specific areas of practice of Wilkins Patterson include the following:

Alternative Dispute Resolution

While our firm specializes in litigation, we also recognize the need of insurers and employers to examine all options regarding cost containment.

Appellate Practice

Our lawyers have extensive experience in both federal and state courts.

Civil Rights Defense

Patterson recognize that these claims must be investigated thoroughly but fairly, with close attention to detail.

Construction Defense and Consulting

The lawyers in the construction group at Wilkins Patterson provide consulting services to their clients relating to all facets of the construction industry.

Employment Law

The attorneys at Wilkins Patterson believe in a proactive approach to employment defense, which includes workplace counseling designed to ensure compliance and avoid litigation when possible.

General Liability

Since the 1970s, companies have depended upon the experience, skill and professional dedication of the attorneys at Wilkins Patterson to defend their liability claims.

Motor Vehicle Defense

Motor Vehicle liability defense was a practice area upon which Wilkins Patterson was founded and it continues to be a fundamental practice area today.

Premises Liability

The lawyers at Wilkins Patterson represent business owners in premises liability cases including slip and falls, negligent security, and false imprisonment lawsuits.

Products Liability

Our products liability group represents manufacturers, retailers, medical providers, automobile manufacturers and dealers in a variety of claims.

Rental Purchase Law

Attorneys at Wilkins Patterson represent business clients in matters involving rental purchase laws and contract disputes.