Denham Law Firm, PLLC provides the highest quality legal services in a broad range of areas where litigation may be required. The Firm’s practice primarily consists of litigation in all State and Federal Courts.
We concentrate on all types of complex litigation and offers a full range of legal services. Our law practice focuses on the areas of personal injury which includes auto accidents, offshore/seaman cases, Jones Act claims, medical malpractice, head and spinal cord injuries, back injuries, wrongful death, and other complex litigation. We also concentrate on workers compensation claims, criminal law, divorce, child custody, adoptions and corporations and business litigation. Our pragmatism, our aggressive use of technology, and our dedication to client satisfaction distinguish us from our peers in the legal community. We invite you to explore the Denham Law Firm website to learn more about what our firm has to offer. Practicing law in the same location since 1973, the firm tried literally thousands of cases successfully, most recently representing more than a hundred families devastated by Hurricane Katrina in recovering their losses. Denham Law Firm, PLLC located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, primarily represents clients in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama.
Earl Lamar Denham
• Wrongful Death and Personal Injury
• Trucking Cases
• Hurricane and Bad Faith Insurance Litigation
• Complex Litigation
• Child Custody
• Maritime Accidents
• Criminal Law
• Real Estate Litigation
• White Collar Crime
• Commercial Litigation
• Marine Oil Spills
University: University of Mississippi, B.S. in Biology, 1969
Law School: The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1972
Admitted: 1972, Mississippi 1978 United States Supreme Court
Memberships: The Mississippi Bar; American Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; American Association for Justice; Mississippi Association for Justice; Southern Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors, President, 2015); The Lamar Order; Super Lawyers/Mid South 2015; American Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2008 – 2012; National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2015-2016
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Client Satisfaction 10 Best, 2015
Military: Captain, U.S. Army (Ret)
Languages: English, Spanish, Choctaw Student
Born: July 1, 1947
Biography: Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Order of Omega. Certified Advocate, National College of Advocacy. Co-Author of Shearwater Pottery, Bristol Publishing, 2005
Reported Cases: Warwick v. Gautier Utility Dist. (setting aside lower court dismissal of utility rate dispute and directing liability); McClain v. White (setting aside default judgment); Logan v. Logan (landmark ruling giving custody of child to step father over natural mother); Gulf Coast Research Laboratory v. Amaraneni (civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. 1983 and landmark establishment of expectation of continuing employment for at will state employees); State v. Roderick (declaring Mississippi RICO statute on usury unconstitutionally void for vagueness); Touart v. Johnston (affirming trial victory of youth court judge over board of supervisors); Dunn v. Dunn (landmark decision involving equitable liens in a domestic case); Lawler v. Government Employees Ins. Co. (establishing that statute of limitations in Mississippi does not begin to run for minors until age 21); Extension of Boundaries of City of Moss Point v. Sherman (Municipal annexation-contestants’ win at trial affirmed); In re Jordan (capital murder conviction reversed); Robinson v. Robinson (affirming divorce); Denham v. Ramsey (striking down Mississippi residency requirements for voting).
William B Atchison
- Hurricane and Bad Faith Insurance
- Complex Litigation
- Child Custody
- Maritime Accidents
- Criminal law
- Real Estate Litigation
- White Collar Crime
- Commercial Litigation
- Wrongful Death and Personal Injury
- Marine Oil Spills
University: Loyola University of New Orleans, B.A. in Communications, 1986
Law School: Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1990
Admitted: 1990, Florida; 1994 Mississippi
Memberships: The Mississippi Bar, Leadership Gulf Coast, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, Mississippi Association for Justice, Super Lawyers.
Lee. J. Hunter
Lee. J. Hunter is an experienced litigator specializing in the fields of personal injury litigation; all areas of Chancery court practice, including domestic relations and wills and estates; and criminal defense.
Mr. Hunter is a life long resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Mr. Hunter earned his B.A. from Mississippi State University in 1997. Mr. Hunter received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Mississippi College School of Law in 2001, graduating Cum Laude. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Hunter entered into private practice with a respected local law firm where he practiced for ten years before opening his own firm in December of 2012.
During his career, Mr. Hunter has been actively engaged in litigation practice and has served as the Prosecutor for the City of Pascagoula, as well receiving appointments as a Special Prosecutor for the 19th Judicial District. Mr. Hunter has served as President of the Jackson County Bar Association and as President of the Jackson County Young Lawyer’s Association. Mr. Hunter is admitted to practice before all State and Federal Courts in Mississippi, as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is member in good standing of the Mississippi Bar Association, American Bar Association, and American Association of Justice.
Mr. Hunter resides in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, with his wife, Kelly Pendergrass Hunter, and their five children.
Lee J. Hunter practices law in the following areas:
- Personal Injury
- Family Law
- Child Custody and Support
- Wills and estates
- All Felony and Misdemeanors
Lee Hunter has handled all types of cases. Over the past decade, he has won verdicts in front of juries, successfully prosecuted hundreds of criminals and obtained the best results possible in family law cases. Lee Hunter takes the necessary time to thoroughly investigate and prepare in order to obtain the best outcome in your case, either through trial or a negotiated settlement.