James R. Mozingo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Jackson, MS

Mozingo | Quarles, PLLC
 | 4500 Interstate 55 North, Highland Village, Suite 278
Jackson, MS 39211
Phone: 601-812-5885
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2013, 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (20%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%),
  • Administrative Law (10%),
  • Government Contracts (10%)
Attorney Profile

Focusing his practice on administrative, business and corporate law, James R. Mozingo is an attorney at Mozingo | Quarles, PLLC. He provides dedicated legal guidance and representation to clients throughout Jackson, Mississippi. Mr. Mozingo draws on over 30 years of experience to help him guide executives, business owners and companies through a range of legal matters, including government contracts, transactions, business formation and operation, and business bankruptcy.

While he is an adept business and commercial litigator, Mr. Mozingo is also an experienced contract lawyer and advisor. His participation in business and construction litigation cases has given Mr. Mozingo unique insight, which he uses to help other clients avoid future legal pitfalls and implications. As lead counsel, he helped recover real estate worth over $1 million that had been deeded and mortgaged without the proper authority for his client, and he negotiated the privatization contract for Mississippi's water treatment facility on behalf of the city of Jackson. Mr. Mozingo has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Mozingo is actively involved in the legal community. He regularly speaks at continuing legal and other education courses on business and commercial law-related topics. Mr. Mozingo has served as a member of the Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions for more than 20 years, and he is a fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation, Inc.

In 1975, Mr. Mozingo earned a Bachelor of Arts in politics from Washington and Lee University. He went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Mississippi College School of Law in 1978, graduating with distinction.

Mr. Mozingo is a debt relief agent. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business/Corporate (30%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Business Litigation (20%): Non-Compete Agreements

Bankruptcy (20%): Bankruptcy Law

Construction Litigation (10%): Construction Defects

Administrative Law (10%): Licensing

Government Contracts (10%)

Focus Areas

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Business Litigation: Non-Compete Agreements

Bankruptcy: Bankruptcy Law

Construction Litigation: Construction Defects

Administrative Law: Licensing

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2013, 2015 - 2017

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About James Mozingo

Admitted: 1978, Mississippi

Professional Webpage: http://www.mozingolaw.com/attorneys-james-m.php

Honors and Awards:

  • Mississippi's 50 Leading Attorneys, Mississippi Business Journal, 2011
  • Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation, 2003
  • Associate Editor, Mississippi College Law Review
  • With Distinction, Mississippi College School of Law, 1978
  • AV Peer-Rated Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mississippi Supreme Court’s Committee on Reciprocity Admission to the Bar, 2007
  • Mississippi Supreme Court’s Committee on Impaired Lawyers, 2006
  • Mississippi Bar’s Ad Hoc Committee on Pro Hac Vice Admission to the Bar, 2002
  • Member, Education Committee, National Conference of Bar Examiners, 1998
  • President, Mississippi Water Environment Association, 1993
  • Member, Mississippi Bar Complaints Tribunal, 2009-2012
  • Member, Multistate Essay Examination Policy Committee, National Conference of Bar Examiners, 1998
  • Chairman, Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions, 2002-2009
  • Member, Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions, 1988-2002
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • Mississippi, 1978

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Secretary of State’s Business Courts Study Committee, 2008
  • State Auditor’s Privatization Task Force, 1993
  • Governor’s Constitutional Study Commission , 1985
  • President, Washington & Lee University Alumni Assn., Central Mississippi Chapter, 1989 - 2009
  • President, Mississippi College School of Law Alumni Association, 2003

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author/Principal Presenter, LLC's and Commercial Real Estate Lending After Kinwood Capital, University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal Education, 2011
  • Auther/Presenter, Damages in Business and Commercial Litigation, University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal Education, 2003, 2006, 2008
  • Chapter Author, Dismissal or Conversion, Bankruptcy Practitioner's Guide, University of Mississippi School of Law

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • In the Matter of Bruneau's, Inc., 642 F.2d 146 (5th Cir. ,1981)
  • In re Barrier, 776 F.2d 1298 (5th Cir.1985)
  • Knight v. Sharif, 875 F.2d 516 (5th Cir. 1989)
  • In re Viscount Furniture Corporation, 133 B.R. 360, 15 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 1315 (Bkrcy. N.D. Miss. 1991)
  • In re E.L. Garner, Inc., 276 B.R. 483 (Bkrcy. N.D. Miss. 2000)
  • Kinwood Capital Group, L.L.C. v. BankPlus (In re Northlake Dev. L.L.C.), 643 F.3d 448, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 11993, 54 Bankr. Ct. Dec. (LRP) 233 (5th Cir. Miss. 2011)

Educational Background:

  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, B.A., Major: Politics, 1975

Industry Groups

  • MS Water Environment Association; MS Trucking Association
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    Office Location for James R. Mozingo

    4500 Interstate 55 North
    Highland Village, Suite 278
    Jackson, MS 39211

    Phone: 601-812-5885

     

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