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John Hinkle Shareholder

Oxford Office 662-371-1813

Paralegal Rebecca Harding


University of Mississipi, B.A., 1997
University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2001

Bar and Court Admissions

All State and Federal Courts in Mississippi and Tennessee
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


Member of Moot Court and Mississippi Law Journal
Eastland Scholar
Twice presented as a featured speaker at the Ole Miss Insurance Symposium on Mississippi workers’ compensation and ethics
Presenter at Barristers CLE Seminar on subrogation

Reported Cases

Culbert v. Johnson & Johnson, 883 So. 2d 550 (Miss. 2004)
Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc. v. Armond, 866 So. 2d 1092 (Miss. 2004)
Purdue Pharma, L.P. v. Estate of Heffner, 904 So. 2d 100 (Miss. 2004)
Janssen Pharmaceutica v. Keys, 879 So. 2d 446 (Miss. 2004)
Price v. Purdue Pharma Co., 920 So. 2d 479 (Miss. 2006)
Dearman v. Christian, 967 So. 2d 636 (Miss. 2007)
Holt v. Summers, 942 So. 2d 284 (Miss. Ct. App. 2006)
Paul Travelers Insurance Company v. Burt, 982 So. 2d 992 (Miss. Ct. App. 2008)
Jackson v. Carter, 23 So. 3d 502 (Miss. Ct. App. 2009)
Jenkins v. Tucker, 18 So. 2d 265 (Miss. Ct. App. 2009)
Baptist Medical Center, Inc. v. Powell, 101 So. 3d 694 (Miss. Ct. App. 2012)
Winfield v. Brandon HMA, Inc., 100 So. 2d 974 (Miss. Ct. App. 2012)
Mosby v. Cares, 149 So. 3d 1056 (Miss. Ct. App. 2014)
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company v. Olvera, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67204 (W.D. Miss. July 22, 2008)
Capital City Insurance Company v. Bell, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17087 (S.D. Miss. February 25, 2010)
Walker v. FFVA MutualInsurance Company, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13592 (S.D. Miss. February 4, 2014)

Practice Areas

Insurance Defense, Workers’ Compensation, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Automobile torts, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Bad Faith Litigation, Civil Litigation, Energy Law, General Litigation, General Tort Liability, Litigation Defense, Transportation/Trucking Defense

Civic Organizations

Vice-President of the Ole Miss Quarterback Club

After obtaining his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi, John attended the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he graduated in 2001.  While in law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Mississippi Law Journal.

John has been with Markow Walker, P.A., for over 18 years, and he is a shareholder in the firm’s Oxford office. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of civil litigation and workers’ compensation defense. He has worked extensively in matters involving medical malpractice, appellate work, mass tort, workers’ compensation, and various aspects of insurance defense in tort-related matters. He has lectured on specific topics involving subrogation and defense of employers and carriers in workers’ compensation. John is licensed to practice law in both Mississippi and Tennessee.

John is a devoted fan of the Ole Miss Rebels, and he has served as the Vice President of the Ole Miss Quarterback Club.  John and his wife, Kimberly, reside in Oxford and enjoy attending Ole Miss sporting events and are members of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.