- Central High School, Jackson, MS 1972
- Ole Miss, BBA 1977 - Mississippi College School of Law, J.D. 1980
Private Practice of Law since 1980. Selected by the Best Lawyers in America to be included in the "Best Lawyer Consumer Guide 2001."
Served in the MS House of Representatives as duly elected member from 1984 until 1992.
Served as Assistant County Attorney for Hinds County, Mississippi from 1994 until present.
Tried individually or assisted in numerous Jury Trials from 1980 until present, in either Criminal or Civil Cases in either Federal or Circuit Court of Mississippi. Extensive Experience in Bankruptcy Law, U.S. Bankruptcy Courts For Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi.
Experienced in Workers' Compensation Litigation. Experienced in Products Liability, Consumer Fraud and Lender Liability Litigation, State and Federal Courts.
Successfully Discovered, Investigated and Prosecuted one of the largest and most widespread Consumer Fraud/Lender Liability cases in Mississippi history involving fraudulent real estate sales / finance schemes, by local home improvement contractors and one of the nations largest bank confidential settlement.
Memberships and Professional Associations:
Mississippi Trial Lawyer Association; ABA; The Association of Trial Lawyers of American; Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference and Various Civil Organizations.
Born March 16, 1954, Married to Linda Thomas for 25 years. Wife works at Page, Kruger and Holland as Office Administrator. Children, David and Ryan.
J. Dewayne Thomas
502 South President Street
P.O. Box 65
Jackson, MS 39205-0065
601-355-0654 - Telephone
601-948-3549 - Fax
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