Gerald Abdalla Jr

Gerald Abdalla Jr

  • Personal Injury, Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Workers' Compensation...
  • Mississippi
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Jerry graduated magna cum laude from the University of Mississippi in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and English. His undergraduate work earned him acceptance into Phi Kappa Phi, the highest academic honor awarded by the University of Mississippi. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2003 from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he graduated cum laude and was ranked 14th in a class of 134 students. He received the Outstanding Student Award for making the highest grade in Torts, Wills and Estates and Fifth Amendment Taking. He was also a member of the Moot Court Board and a regional finalist for the prestigious White House Fellows Program. Jerry started his legal career at Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, where he defended clients in personal injury, mass tort and product liability litigation. While at the firm, he was appointed a Special Prosecutor to handle murder cases for the State of Mississippi. U.S. Attorney Dunn Lampton recognized Jerry's work as a Special Prosecutor and appointed him as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi. His time as a federal prosecutor was devoted to prosecuting serious criminal offenses, including bank and postal robberies, felons in possession of firearms, identity theft, embezzlement and bank fraud. Building on his courtroom experience as a prosecutor, Jerry embarked on his own legal practice and dedicated his time to securing compensation for injury victims and their families. Since founding Abdalla Law, PLLC, Jerry has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for his clients, handling cases involving car and 18-wheeler wrecks, mesothelioma, wrongful death, worker’s compensation, nursing home abuse and personal injury. His cases have resulted in recoveries of $2,140,000 for a mesothelioma victim, $500,000 for asbestosis victims, $150,000 for a wrongful death victim and $50,000 for a dog bite victim.

Education
University of Mississippi
J.D. / Juris Doctor (2003)
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Honors: Moot Court Board, Mayes Inn Outstanding Student Award - Torts Outstanding Student Award - Wills and Estates Outstanding Student Award - Land Planning Trustmark National Bank Award - Wills & Estates Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
Activities: White House Fellows Regional Finalist - 2007 Judge in MS High School Mock Trial Competiton Judge in MS College School of Law Appellante Advocacy Competition
University of Mississippi
B.A. / Political Science, English (2000)
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Honors: Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society Golden Key National Honor Society Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
Professional Experience
Assistant United States Attorney
United States Department of Justice
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Jerry's time as a federal prosecutor was devoted to prosecuting serious criminal offenses, including bank and postal robberies, felons in possession of firearms, identity theft, embezzlement and bank fraud.
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Articles & Publications
The 10 Highest Risk Jobs for Asbestos Exposure
Abdalla Law, PLLC
Professional Associations
Mississippi State Bar
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    If you or a loved one has been injured by another's negligent acts or a harmful product, we want to help. We can review your case and advise you of your legal rights in a free and confidential consultation.
  • Contingent Fees
    We provide legal services on a “contingency fee” basis. You won’t pay anything unless we obtain compensation for you. If you would like to learn more, simply contact us today.
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Products Liability
Languages
  • English
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Abdalla Law, PLLC
Contact & Map
Abdalla Law, PLLC
602 Steed Road, Suite 200
Ridgeland, MS 39157
USA
Telephone: (601) 487-4590
Cell: (601) 278-6055
Fax: (601) 487-4595
Abdalla Law, PLLC
107 Oliver Emmerich Drive
McComb, MS 39648
USA
Telephone: (601) 487-4590
Cell: (601) 278-6055
Fax: (601) 487-4595