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Michael Young Shareholder

Jackson Office 601-427-3245

Paralegal Stephanie McDaniel


BSBA, Mississippi College, 1993
JD, Mississippi College, 1997

Bar and Court Admissions

United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Divisions
All State Courts

Professional Organizations

Madison County Bar Association
Mississippi Association of Self-Insurers
National Association of Home Builders
Home Builders Association of Mississippi

Practice Areas

Workers’ Compensation

Reported Cases

Financial Inst. V. Hoy, 770 So.2d 994 (Miss. Ct. App. 2000)
F&F Const. v. Holloway, 981 So.2d 239 (Miss. Ct. App. 2008)
Smith v. Sysco Food Serv., 109 So.3d 114 (Miss. Ct. App. 2012)
Smith v. Nissan N. Am., 2012 Miss. App. LEXIS 682 (Miss. App. 2012)
Gaston v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 122 So.3d 797 (Miss. Ct. App. 2013)
Bennett v. Miss. Stat Dep’t of Health, 211 So.3d 773 (Miss. Ct. App. 2016)

Michael was born and raised in Pascagoula, Mississippi.  He subsequently earned undergraduate degrees from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and Mississippi College, before earning his juris doctor degree from Mississippi College in 1997.

Michael began and continues his legal career with Markow Walker, with over twenty (20) years of experience, with the majority of his practice being dedicated to defending employers, carriers, self-insureds and third party administrators in workers’ compensation matters in Mississippi.  He has also been bestowed a Preeminent AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell, as determined by his professional peers.  Michael is active in the professional community and is a member of Madison County Bar Association, Mississippi Association of Self Insurers, Home Builders Association of Mississippi, and National Association of Home Builders.

Michael has been married to his wife, Ann, for more than twenty (20) years, and they have two (2) children, Peyton and Brayden.  Michael and his family spend a lot of time at sporting events for the children and church activities at Broadmoor Baptist Church.  He also enjoys yard work, hunting, fishing, golf, and almost any activity outside.