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Jefferson Davis Gilder

Jefferson Davis Gilder

Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman PLLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Personal Injury ...
  • Mississippi, Tennessee
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Biography

Jefferson Gilder received his license to practice in Mississippi and Tennessee in 1990. Mr. Gilder is admitted to practice in all courts in Mississippi and Tennessee including U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Tennessee and the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, the Fifth and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court. His practice areas include automobile accidents, premises liability, criminal, medical malpractice, civil rights, product liability and other areas of personal injury. Mr. Gilder sat for and passed both the Bar Examinations for Mississippi and Tennessee in the same week in 1990. Mr. Gilder's 2 previous firms were continued in new ventures and Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman PLLC is the result of another merger.
Mr. Gilder is a member of the Orchard Church, where he has served 1 year as a deacon, another 4 years as an active elder at the end of 2018 and serves on the Board of Directors
Mr. Gilder’s nickname is Bruiser. The character Rudy from The Rainmaker is loosely based on Mr. Gilder and a case he handled for a client who was referred to him by John Grisham. The defendants in that case were a sham agency and a life insurance company which sold accidental health insurance. Mr. Grisham chose Jefferson’s nickname, a name he was known by in the local bar association, for another character in the novel which was loodely based on his father, Bod Gilder, with whom he practiced

Education
University of Mississippi
J.D. (1990) | Accountancy & Juris Doctorate
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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University of Mississippi
B.A. | Accountancy
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Honors: Member, Phi Kappa Phi
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Professional Experience
Partner
Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman PLLC
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Awards
Honors
Super lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial lawyers
10 Best, Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute Of Personal Injury Attorneys
Top 100
Society of Legal Advocates
Honors
The Million Dollar Advocated Forum
Professional Associations
Mississippi State Bar
Member
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American Bar Association
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American Association for Justice
member
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Mississippi Association for Justice
member
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Tennessee Bar Association
member
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Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
The Mississippi Bar
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Tennessee
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
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5th Circuit
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6th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
DUI & DWI
Personal Injury
Workers' Compensation
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman PLLC
Hernando
283 Losher St
Hernando, MS 38632
Telephone: (662) 349-2889
Fax: (662) 349-7028
Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman PLLC
232 Goodman Rd. W
Suite 304
Southaven, MS 38671
Telephone: (662) 349-2889