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Merrida (Buddy) Coxwell

Contact: 601.948.1600
Experience:
Law School: Mississippi College School of Law - Mississippi College
Jurisdictions: DC
Mississippi
West Virginia

OVERVIEW

About Merrida (Buddy) Coxwell
Merrida (Buddy) Coxwell was admitted to practice law in October 1980. From the day of admission forward Merrida has been a fierce, dedicated, and aggressive advocate for his clients. Over the past thirty (30) years Merrida had handled some of the most complex and highly publicized criminal cases in Mississippi. He has helped obtain or recover over 300 million dollars for men, women and children who have been injured or defrauded. Merrida is sought for his practical and honest advice and his skill in trial and on appeal.
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • All major credit cards
  • Contingent Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Hourly rates depend on the complexity and type of legal problem.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
Mississippi
West Virginia
Languages
 SpokenWritten
EnglishYesYes
Spanish Yes
Professional Experience
Coxwell & Associates, PLLC
Current
Education
Mississippi College School of Law - Mississippi CollegeJ.D.
University of Alabama - TuscaloosaPsychology & English
Professional Activities
Member Tennessee Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2009-Current
Member Southern Trial Lawyers Association 2007-Current
Member Southern Poverty Law Center 2007-Current
Member Louisiana Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2007-Current
Member Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2007-Current
Member National Trial Lawyers Association 2006-Current
Member Public Citizen 2005-Current
Member Center for Justice & Democracy 2005-Current
Member American Civil Liberties Union 2005-Current
Member Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2005-Current
Member Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2005-Current
Member Million Dollar Forum 2003-Current
Member Mississippi Hispanic Association 2000-Current
Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1980-Current
Member American Association of Justice 1977-Current
Past President, Political Action Chairman, Trial Lawyer of the Year, Stone Pony Award Mississippi Association of Justice 1977-Current
Awards
Trial Lawyer of the Year, Mississippi Association of Justice
Professional Associations
Member, District of Columbia Bar
-Current
Member, West Virginia Bar
-Current
Member, Mississippi State Bar
-Current

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Merrida (Buddy) Coxwell Website
Website: Coxwell & Associates Website

SOCIAL MEDIA

CONTACT & MAP

500 N State St
Jackson, MS 39201
USA
Telephone: 601.948.1600
Fax: 601.948.7097