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David Rozier

Areas of Practice

  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy
  • Collection Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment Law
  • Forestry Law
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Wills and Estates
  • Worker’s Compensation

Practice Description

Dave is the partner in charge of the firm’s Oxford office. For more than two decades, he has provided legal assistance and counseling to a broad range of commercial and individual clients in a wide variety of legal matters. A proven litigator, Dave is no stranger to the courtroom. He has appeared at all levels of the civil and criminal justice systems in the state of Mississippi. Dave maintains both his Tennessee and Mississippi bar licenses.

Activities and Affiliations

  • Approved as Mediator for the United States Postal Service and by the Mississippi State Bar.
  • Municipal Court Judge for the City of Jackson, Mississippi (1996-2007)
  • Past President of the Mississippi Municipal Judges Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Lafayette County Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association

Professional Background

  • Admitted to practice before all Mississippi and Tennessee state courts; admitted before all federal courts in Mississippi; Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; Western and Middle Federal Court Districts in Tennessee; U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
  • Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Trial Practice
  • Recipient of the Robert Gillespie Award for Best Appellate argument

Representative Matters

  • Counsel in largest multi-plaintiff case against a municipality for discriminatory employment practices
  • Lead counsel for defense in appellate court reversal of largest jury award for plaintiff in a particular circuit for premises liability
  • Counsel for numerous public and cooperate officials in acquittal of criminal charges allegedly committed in the course of discharging their duties
  • Lead counsel on largest private enterprise acquisition of county owned medical facility