Gerald M. Abdalla, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Ridgeland, MS

Abdalla Law, PLLC
 | 602 Steed Road, Suite 200
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone: 601-487-4590
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff,
  • Workers' Compensation (0%)
Attorney Profile

As the founding attorney of Abdalla Law, PLLC, Gerald M. Abdalla Jr., represents the injured and their families in the Ridgeland area and throughout the state of Mississippi. He focuses his law practice in the area of personal injury law, with a particular interest in cases involving car and truck accidents, wrongful death, nursing home abuse and illnesses caused by exposure to asbestos. He is admitted to practice law in all the state and federal courts in Mississippi and has also argued cases in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Prior to founding his own law firm, Mr. Abdalla was employed as a federal prosecutor. This experience helped him to build a broad base of litigation knowledge, as he was responsible for prosecuting hundreds of cases involving a wide range of federal crimes, including cases involving bank robberies, identity theft and mail fraud.

Mr. Abdalla has parlayed his extensive litigation experience into a successful personal injury practice, where he has won cases involving compensation totaling millions of dollars. He has earned the AV Preeminent rating* from the attorney peer review service Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Abdalla attended law school at the University of Mississippi School of Law, from where he graduated with honors in 2003. During law school he was a member of the moot court board, and he was recognized with an outstanding student award in a number of different courses. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Abdalla also completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Mississippi, graduating with honors in 2000.

* AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Workers' Compensation (0%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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About Gerald Abdalla, Jr.

Admitted: 2003, Mississippi

Professional Webpage:


  • Outstanding Student Award: Torts, Wills & Estates, Fifth Amendment Taking, Trustmark National Bank Award, Wills & Estates, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Moot Court Board, Mayes Inn, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • White House Fellows Regional Finalist
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Trustmark National Bank Award - Wills & Estates

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mississippi Bar, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Server at Stewpot Community Service Center
  • Mississippi Law Enforcement and Firefighters Katrina Relief Fund
  • Judge in Mississippi College School of Law Appellate Advocacy Competition
  • Judge in Mississippi High School Mock Trial Competition


  • Doris Everitt vs. Pneumo Abex, L.L.C., United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, USDC No. 3:06-cv-231, 2013
  • Reed vs. Gibson, 2012
  • Big C Farms, LLC vs. Takeuchi-US, 2012
  • Kirk vs. Massey Construction Co., 2012
  • Doris Everitt vs. Pneumo Abex, L.L.C., 2011
  • Hawkins vs. Walley, 2010
  • Castle vs. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., et al., 2009
  • U.S. vs. Terry Jermaine Denson, 2007
  • Baldwin vs. 84 Lumber Co., AJAX Magnethermic Corp., et al.

Educational Background:

  • University of Mississippi, Bachelor of Arts, Major: Political Science and English, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society and Golden Key National Honor Society, 2000
Office Location for Gerald M. Abdalla, Jr.

602 Steed Road
Suite 200
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Phone: 601-487-4590


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Last Updated: 6/18/2018

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