(228) 875-1234 or (800) 322-0531
424 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Attorney Profile

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

Earl Lamar Denham

Practice Areas

• Wrongful Death and Personal Injury
• Trucking Cases
• Hurricane and Bad Faith Insurance Litigation
• Complex Litigation
• Divorce
• 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

Practice Areas

  • Hurricane and Bad Faith Insurance
  • Complex Litigation
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Maritime Accidents
  • Criminal law
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • White Collar Crime
  • Mediation
  • 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.

Born: September 16, 1959.