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Merrida Coxwell
Attends Trial Lawyers College
Lives in Jackson, Ridgeland, MS
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i believe I appreciate the dangers to police, but I think many of these "raids" could be handled much differently. Burning a child, if that is the risk, is not an acceptable risk for executing a routine warrant. 
swat teams, police militarization, flashbangs, drug raids, police raids, drug war, war on drugs, drug war deaths, police accountability,
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Case handled by my partner Charles "Chuck" Mullins. 
The family of a 36-year-old diabetic man from Jackson who died in the Hinds County Detention Center after reportedly not being given his insulin has
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One of my least favorite ads. 
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A ten year old ad.
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New dangers from a popular drug. Always advise your doctor of any problems you are experiencing.
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Lot's of people can give a horrible bail experience. 
What happens to defendants before they go to trial can have devastating personal and legal effects.
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A good infomercial. 
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I guess I am looking at old ads this morning. 
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This was a rewarding case I handled for The Mississippi Innocence Project. It involved some of the most flagrantly false expert testimony that I have witnessed in 35 years. 
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Education
  • Trial Lawyers College
    Law, 2009 - present
    Graduate of Jerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College at Thunderhead Ranch and the Graduate Program.
  • Mississippi College School of Law
    J.D., 1977 - 1980
  • University of Alabama
    Psychology & English, 1975 - 1977
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A criminal defense, serious accident & injury firm, financial fraud, & consumer bankruptcy law firm
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Merrida Coxwell has distinguished himself in the area of personal injury law. He obtained a verdict in a product liability case working with two other attorneys that totaled over $144 million. He and his partner Chuck Mullins won a hard fought Federal Civil Rights case against the city of Jackson, collecting a $2.1 million verdict on behalf of a family who lost a child to the excessive force of Jackson police officers. 

Countless other injured people have been helped by Merrida Coxwell. Recently they have obtained settlements of 1.5 million, 2.3 million, 1 million, 1 million, $875,000.00, $352,000.00 and $245,000.00 for injured Mississippians. In the past they obtained injury settlements over $120,000,000.00 million for injured people, and financial fraud settlements of $20.4 million, $5.1 million, $1.6 million, $1.2 million, and many others. The firm is also working nationally on Transvaginal Mesh Implant cases and DePuy Hip recall cases. 

In the area of criminal defense Merrida Coxwell and Charles "Chuck" Mullins are recognized to be leaders in helping people solve criminal legal problems. They are the lawyers that other lawyers call for advice. Merrida and Chuck are called upon for help by people from all walks of life. As one criminal defense lawyer stated recently, " If you don't know Merrida and Chuck, you don't know criminal defense." 

In addition to his private practice, Merrida donates time to the Mississippi Innocence Project and other pro bono projects. Merrida of member of the following organizations: American Association of Justice, Miss. Association of Justice, Public Justice, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, National Trial Lawyers Association, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Capital Area Bar, Madison County Bar, Fifth Circuit Bar, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Public Defenders, Mississippi Public Defenders Associations, the Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Georgia and Louisiana Criminal Defense Lawyers Associations. 
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I have survived 34 + years of law practice
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Managing Partner of Coxwell & Associates, PLLC
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Jackson, Ridgeland, MS
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Clinton, MS - Ridgeland, MS
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601-948-1600
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601-948-7097
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500 North State Street,Jackson, MS 39201