H. Wesley Williams, III
Bad Faith Litigation
Insurance Defense
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury Defense
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Workers' Compensation
Mediation/Arbitration

Jackson Office
Telephone:
601-853-1911

Email:
wwilliams@markowwalker.com

Education
 
BA Rhodes College 1989
JD Mississippi College School of Law 1992
 
Bar and Court Admissions
Mississippi 1992
     All state courts in Mississippi.
     United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi.
     United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
     United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Arkansas 1993
     All state courts in Arkansas.
     United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
Louisiana 1993
     All state courts in Louisiana.
     United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
     United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.
     United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.
 Tennessee 1993
     All state courts in Tennessee.
     United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
District of Columbia 1993
 
Publications
 
Comment, 1989 Tort "Reform" in Mississippi: Modification of Joint and Several Liability and the Adoption of Pure Comparative Contribution, 13 MISS. C. L. REV. 133 (1992).
 
Recognitions/Accomplishments
 
National Institute For Trial Advocacy
     Trial Advocacy Skills - 1997
     Deposition Skills - 1999
 
Mediation - Included in the List of Mediators published by the Mississippi Bar in connection with the Court-Annexed Rules for Civil Litigation.
 
Practice Areas
 
Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation/Arbitration)
Appellate Advocacy
Construction Defects
Insurance Bad Faith
Insurance Coverage
Medical Malpractice
Motor Vehicle Liability
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Professional Liability (Non-Medical)
Sovereign Immunity
Workers' Compensation
 
Reported Cases
 
Knight v. Knight, 85 So. 3d 832 (Miss. 2012).
Bennett v. McCaffrey, 937 So. 2d 11 (Miss. 2006).
Lee v. Thompson, 859 So. 2d 981 (Miss. 2003).
Narkeeta Timber Co. v. Jenkins, 777 So. 2d 39 (Miss. 2000).
Maldonado v. Kelly, 768 So. 2d 906 (Miss. 2000).
Knight Props., Inc. v. Sanders, 77 So. 3d 522 (Miss. Ct. App. 2011).
Capital City Ins. Co. v. Ringgold Timber Co., 898 So. 2d 680 (Miss. Ct. App. 2004).
Smith v. Parkerson Lumber Co., Inc., 888 So. 2d 1197 (Miss. Ct. App. 2004).
Port Gibson Oil Works v. Estate of Hughes, 823 So. 2d 613 (Miss. Ct. App. 2002).
Tory v. City of Edwards, 829 So. 2d 1246 (Miss. Ct. App. 2002).
Capital City Ins. Co. v. Hurst, 632 F.3d 898 (5th Cir. 2011).
Airborne Freight Corp. v. United States, 195 F.3d (5th Cir. 1999).
Harden v. Field Mem. Cmty. Hosp., 516 F. Supp. 2d 600 (S.D. Miss. 2007).
Wilbanks v. N. Am. Coal Corp., 334 F. Supp. 2d 921 (S.D. Miss. 2004).
American Federated Gen. Agency, Inc. v. City of Ridgeland, 72 F. Supp. 2d 695 (S.D. Miss. 1999).
Smith v. Gardner, 998 F. Supp. 708 (S.D. Miss. 1998).
 
Wes resides in Madison with his wife, Loria Elzen Williams, and their twin daughters, Anna and Loria. He is an active parishioner of St. Francis Catholic Church in Madison. Wes enjoys golf and playing the guitar. He is an avid supporter of LSU athletics, the New Orleans Saints, and the Mississippi Braves.