Rocky Wilkins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Jackson, MS

Morgan & Morgan
 | 4450 Old Canton Rd, Jackson, MS 39211
Phone: 601-503-1654
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Focusing his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, Rocky Wilkins is a partner at Morgan & Morgan. Based in the national firm's office in Jackson, Mississippi, he represents clients throughout Hinds County and surrounding areas. Admitted to practice before all Mississippi state courts, Mr. Wilkins is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Mr. Wilkins has been able to obtain significant compensation for his clients who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses as a result of the negligence of other people or entities, including several seven-figure jury awards. The types of cases that he has handled includes premises liability, defective products, fatal fires, and truck and motor vehicle crashes. Mr. Wilkins is frequently asked to deliver presentations to groups of fellow attorneys on such topics as trial tactics and evidence, and he co-hosts a weekly show on a Jackson television station in which he discusses legal issues and answers questions that have been submitted by viewers.

    Born and raised in Jackson, Mr. Wilkins attended the University of Mississippi in Oxford as an undergraduate, where he majored in political science and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1996. Remaining on campus, he pursued his legal education at the University of Mississippi School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1999. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan in May 2017, Mr. Wilkins was the owner of his own personal injury law firm. His professional memberships include the Mississippi Association for Justice and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Personal Injury - General
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products
    • 10%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    Wrongful Death

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012

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    About Rocky Wilkins

    Admitted: 1999, Mississippi

    Professional Webpage: https://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/rocky-wilkins/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Rising Star, 2009-2012
    • Trial Lawyer of the Year, MAJ, 2011
    • Super Lawyer, 2014-2017 

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Mississippi Association for Justice
    • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
    • Mississippi Bar Association, Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor, Trial Practice, Mississippi College School of Law

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Robinson v. Express Freight, Inc. et al, 2018
    • Kirkland v. Barnett, 2019
    • Aaron Adams v. Shawn Collins, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • University of Mississippi, B.A., 1996

    Industry Groups

    • AAJ
    • AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCATES
    • Mississippi Association For Justice
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    Office Location for Rocky Wilkins

    4450 Old Canton Rd
    Jackson, MS 39211

    Phone: 601-503-1654

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    Last Updated: 8/29/2019

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