Jason E. Dare

Jason E. Dare

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Jackson, MS

Biggs, Pettis, Ingram & Solop, PLLC
 | 111 East Capitol Street, Suite 101
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: 601-713-1192
Fax: 601-713-2049
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (40%),
  • Civil Rights (40%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    I concentrate my litigation practice in the areas of civil rights liability and defense, including both federal § 1983 litigation and state claims brought pursuant to the Mississippi Tort Claims Act; county and municipal liability; lender and surety liability and defense; medical malpractice; estate planning and litigation; land title litigation; general business liability; FLSA liability; and appellate practice as to each of the foregoing areas.

    About Jason Dare

    Admitted: 2003, Mississippi

    Professional Webpage: https://www.bpislaw.com/attorneys/29/jason-e-dare

    Honors/Awards:

    • , Rising Star, Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2015
    • , Rising Star, Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Mississippi Bar Association
    • United States Supreme Court
    • Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
    • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
    • Capital Area Bar Association
    • Defense Research Institute

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Article on COVID-19, Author, "From Opening a New Firm to a Shelter-In-Place in the Span of a Month", Northside Sun, 2020
    • CONCEALED CARRY LAW - State and Federal Firearms Laws & Rights, Speaker, National Business Institute, 2019
    • CONCEALED CARRY LAW - What is Constitutional / Open Carry in Mississippi?, Speaker, National Business Institute, 2019
    • Police Liability Claims from Start to Finish - How the Defense Gets the Case Thrown Out: Qualified Immunity and Other Considerations, Speaker, National Business Institute, 2017
    • Police Liability Claims from Start to Finish - Understanding the Legal Fundamentals of Police Liability Claims, Speaker, National Business Institute, 2017
    • Civil Trial:  Everything You Need to Know  -  2015 Amendments to Mississippi Rules , Speaker, National Business Institute, 2016
    • Civil Trial – Everything You Need to Know - The New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Speaker, National Business Institute, 2016
    • Litigating Government Liability Claims - Common Causes of Action  , Speaker, National Business Institute, 2013
    • Litigating Government Liability Claims  -  Rules of Professional Conduct & Avoiding Grievances / Malpractice, Speaker, National Business Institute, 2013
    • Litigating Government Liability Claims  -  Popular Defenses  , Speaker, National Business Institute, 2013

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Burnett v. Hinds Cty. by & Through Bd. of Supvs, No. 2018-CA-00547-SCT, 2020 WL 5834485 (Miss. Oct. 1, 2020).  Affirmed grant of summary judgment., 2020
    • Curtis v. Doe, et al., No. 3:20cv16-LRA (S.D. Miss. Oct. 13, 2020). Order granting summary judgment., 2020
    • Fritz v. A.E. New, Jr., Inc., 298 So. 3d 7 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2020).  Affirming order approving class action settlement., 2020
    • Jones v. McLendon, et al., No. 3:18cv884-HSO-JCG (S.D. Miss. May 19, 2020) Order granting summary judgment., 2020
    • Baker v. Sheriff, et al., No. 3:18cv401-LRA (S.D. Miss. Mar. 4, 2020).  Order granting summary judgment., 2020
    • Baker v. Shaw, et al., No. 3:18cv573-LRA (S.D. Miss. Mar. 4, 2020).  Order granting summary judgment., 2020
    • MEC, Inc. v. Lowndes County Bd. of Supvs., 759 F. App’x 331 (5th Cir. 2019).  Affirmed grant of summary judgment., 2019
    • Gerhart v. Barnes, 724 F. App’x 316 (5th Cir. 2018), cert. denied, 139 S. Ct. 1239 (2019).  Affirmed in part, reversed in part denial of summary judgment., 2019
    • Brown v. Madison County, No. 3:17cv347-CWR-LRA, 2019 WL 5105323 (S.D. Miss. Oct. 11, 2019).  Order granting entry of consent decree., 2019
    • Estate of Sturdivant v. Smith, No. 5:19cv22-KS-MTP, 2019 WL 4060341 (S.D. Miss. Aug. 28, 2019).  Order granting in part / denying in part judgment on the pleadings., 2019
    • Easterling v. Mississippi Corr. Servs., No. 3:18cv490-HTW-LRA, 2019 WL 3068460 (S.D. Miss. July 12, 2019).  Order granting dismissal., 2019
    • Grant v. Rushing et al., No. 3:17cv449-LRA (S.D. Miss. Mar. 14, 2019). Order granting summary judgment., 2019
    • Johnson v. Johnson, No. 3:04cv393-HTW-LRA, 2019 WL 1005204 (S.D. Miss. Mar. 1, 2019).  Order denying plaintiff’s post-trial motions., 2019
    • Estate of Sturdivant v. Adams County, No. 5:17cv20-KS-MTP, 2019 WL 722598 (S.D. Miss. Feb. 20, 2019).  Order denying plaintiff’s motion to reconsider granting of summary judgment., 2019
    • Evans v. Edwards, et al., No. 3:17cv851-RHW (S.D. Miss. Dec. 18, 2018).  Order granting summary judgment., 2018
    • Whitten v. City of Columbus, No. 15-29 (Lowndes Co. Circuit Nov. 16, 2018). Order granting dismissal., 2018
    • Gerhart v. Rankin County, et al., No. 3:11cv586-HTW-LRA, 2018 WL 4689126 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 29, 2018).  Order granting motion in limine., 2018
    • Evern v. Chisolm, et al., No. 3:17cv941-DPJ-FKB, 2018 WL 4440878 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 17, 2018).  Order dismissing represented defendants., 2018
    • Turner v. Sumrall, et al., No. 3:18cv474-DPJ-FKB (S.D. Miss. Aug. 30, 2018). Order granting judgment to represented clients., 2018
    • Edwards et al. v. Richardson, et al., No. 1:17cv1033 (Madison Co. Chancery May 31, 2018). Order granting dismissal., 2018
    • Mitchell v. Holmes County, et al., No. 2017-0199 (Holmes Co. Circuit April 27, 2018).  Order dismissing represented clients., 2018
    • Vega v. Lowndes County, et al., No. 1:16cv78-NBB-DAS (N.D. Miss. Apr. 26, 2018) Order granting dismissal., 2018
    • Chipley v. Yazoo County, No. 3:16cv901-TSL-RHW, 2018 WL 1903202 (S.D. Miss. Apr. 20, 2018). Order granting summary judgment to represented clients., 2018
    • Estate of Boyd v. Pike County, et al., No. 5:15cv107-HSO-JCG, 2018 WL 1352175 (S.D. Miss. Mar. 15, 2018).  Order granting summary judgment., 2018
    • Goldsmith v. Strickland, et al., No. 3:14cv626-FKB (Mar. 15, 2018).  Order granting summary judgment., 2018
    • Wilkerson v. Lowndes County, No. 1:15cv173-GHD-DAS, 2018 WL 1309854 (N.D. Miss. Mar. 13, 2018).  Order granting in part / denying in part motion for summary judgment., 2018
    • Anderson v. Flemming, No. 3:16cv37-DPJ-FKB, 2018 WL 683778 (S.D. Miss. Feb. 2, 2018). Order granting summary judgment., 2018
    • MEC, Inc. v. Lowndes County Bd. of Supervisors, No. 1:16cv151-GHD-RP, 2018 WL 280539 (N.D. Miss. Jan. 3, 2018), aff'd, 759 F. App’x 331 (5th Cir. 2019).  Order granting summary judgment., 2018
    • Cathcart v. Fairly, 227 So. 3d 1176 (Miss. App. 2017).  Affirmed grant of summary judgment., 2017
    • Hill v. Hinds County, 237 So. 3d 838 (Miss. App. 2017), cert. denied, 237 So. 3d 1269 (Miss. 2018)., 2017
    • Johnson v. Johnson et al., No. 3:04cv393 (S.D. Miss.) - Defense Verdict, 2017
    • Johnson v. Johnson, 694 F. App’x 945 (5th Cir. 2017)., 2017
    • Barker v. Thomas, et al., No. 3:16cv782-LRA (S.D. Miss. Dec. 27, 2017).  Order granting summary judgment., 2017
    • Marcoon v. Rutland, et al., No. 3:15cv662-FKB (S.D. Miss. Oct. 20, 2017) Order granting summary judgment., 2017
    • Burnett v. Hinds County, No. 3:14cv651-CWR-LRA, 2017 WL 4228624 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 21, 2017). Order granting summary judgment; dismissing state law claims., 2017
    • Morris v. Edwards, et al., No. 3:17cv35-CWR-FKB (S.D. Miss. Sept. 14, 2017).  Order dismissing claims against represented clients., 2017
    • Atwood v. Ford et al., 2:14cv202-MTP (S.D. Miss. Mar. 23, 2017). Order granting summary judgment., 2017
    • Naquin v. Rankin County Jail, et al., No. 3:15cv804-JCG (S.D. Miss. Mar. 3, 2017).  Order granting summary judgment., 2017
    • Alexander v. State of Mississippi, 655 F. App’x 989 (5th Cir. 2016).  Affirmed dismissal of case., 2016
    • Dorman v. Power, 203 So. 3d 33 (Miss. App. 2016).  Affirmed summary judgment., 2016
    • Hinds County Econ. Dev. Dist. v. W&G Properties, LLC, 203 So. 3d 49 (Miss. App. 2016).  Reversed and rendered verdict, 2016
    • Hinds County v. Burton, 187 So. 3d 1016 (Miss. 2016).  Reversed and rendered verdict., 2016
    • Brown v. Taylor, et al., 3:16cv61-DPJ-FKB (S.D. Miss. Sept. 30, 2016).  Order granting summary judgment., 2016
    • Moody v. Lowndes County, No. 1:14cv197-NBB-DAS, 2016 WL 5363461 (N.D. Miss. Sept. 23, 2016), aff'd sub nom. Moody v. Farrell, 868 F.3d 348 (5th Cir. 2017).  Order granting summary judgment., 2016
    • Jordan v. Jones, et al., No. 3:15cv717-CWR-FKB (S.D. Miss. Sept. 12, 2016).  Order granting summary judgment., 2016
    • Presley v. Rankin County et al., No. 1:15cv125 (Rankin Co. Circuit Apr. 21, 2016). Order granting summary judgment., 2016
    • Bonner v. Hinds County, No. 3:14cv488-FKB, 2016 WL 1260789 (S.D. Miss. Mar. 30, 2016).  Order granting summary judgment., 2016
    • Graham v. Hodge, 619 F. App’x 394 (5th Cir. 2015).  Affirmed grant of summary judgment., 2015
    • Alexander v. Mississippi, No. 3:15CV129TSL-RHW, 2015 WL 7289503 (S.D. Miss. Nov. 17, 2015), aff’d sub nom. Alexander v. State of Mississippi, 655 F. App’x 989 (5th Cir. 2016).  Order granting summary judgment., 2015
    • Ellis vs. Rushing, No. 3:11cv749 (S.D. Miss.) – Defense Verdict, 2015
    • Thomas v. Rankin County, No. 3:14cv419-DPJ-FKB, 2015 WL 5772398 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 30, 2015).  Order granting in part / denying in part motion for summary judgment., 2015
    • Curtis v. Hinds County, No. 3:12cv260-LRA, 2015 WL 5712514 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 29, 2015).  Order denying plaintiff’s motion to reconsider grant of summary judgment., 2015
    • Chandler v. Cross, No. 3:13cv555-LRA, 2015 WL 5334290 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 14, 2015).  Order granting summary judgment., 2015
    • Thomas v. Scott County, No. 3:14cv328-CWR-LRA, 2015 WL 5009715 (S.D. Miss. Aug. 21, 2015).  Order granting summary judgment., 2015
    • Randle v. Montgomery, et al., No. 3:14cv235-TSL-JCG (S.D. Miss. May 19, 2015) Order dismissing claims., 2015
    • Estate of Thornton v. Rankin County, No. 3:13cv620-DPJ-FKB, 2015 WL 1650237 (S.D. Miss. Apr. 14, 2015).  Order granting summary judgment., 2015
    • Hill v. Hinds County, No. 3:12cv880-CWR-FKB, 2015 WL 1014305 (S.D. Miss. Mar. 9, 2015).  Order granting summary judgment; dismissing state law claims., 2015
    • Chandler vs. Lewis, et al., No. 3:12cv519 (S.D. Miss.) – Defense Verdict, 2014
    • Morris v. Hinds County, Mississippi, No. 3:12cv73 (S.D. Miss.) – Directed Verdict, 2014
    • Gaines v. Rushing, et al., No. 3:11cv727-FKB (S.D. Miss.) – Defense Verdict, 2014
    • Stewart vs. Rushing, et al., No. 3:11cv788 (S.D. Miss.) – Dismissal following evidentiary hearing, 2014
    • Richardson v. Rhodes, et al., No. 3:11cv231 (S.D. Miss.) – Defense Verdict, 2013
    • Burton v. Owens, 511 F. App’x 385 (5th Cir. 2013).  Reversed and remanded denial of qualified immunity., 2013
    • Chatman v. Myles, No. 5:09cv205 (S.D. Miss.) – Defense Verdict, 2013

    Educational Background:

    • J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 2003

    Industry Groups

    • Banking
    • County & Municipal Litigation
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Products Liability
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    Office Location for Jason E. Dare

    111 East Capitol Street
    Suite 101
    Jackson, MS 39201

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