Montague, Pittman & Varnado, P.A.

Montague, Pittman & Varnado, P.A.

Montague Pittman & Varnado, P.A. prides itself on representing and protecting the legal rights, privacy, and integrity of our clients. Based in Hattiesburg, MS our attorneys have decades of combined legal experience in many areas of the law.

Firm Overview

Founded in 1953 our firm has grown and maintained a reputation for providing personal attention and exceptional service as one of the best litigation law firms in Mississippi. With four attorneys and a talented legal staff, our well-established firm has the experience and resources needed to take major cases to trial.

Our experienced attorneys have a solid background in many areas of law including:

Business litigation
Corporate Law and Civil Litigation
Personal Injury (medical malpractice, construction accidents, car and truck accidents)
Real Estate Transactions and Litigation
Insurance Claims Litigation
Creditor Collections and Workouts
Employment Law
Wills and Estates

Our legal services team has been consistently honored for our skill and high ethical standards. We have been selected by our legal peers to be published in The Best Lawyers in America for over 30 years.

To enlist the services of an experienced Hattiesburg lawyer, contact Montague Pittman & Varnado, P.A. Attorneys at Law. Free initial phone consultations on injury matters - Call 601-544-1234.

Our historic offices are located one block from the Forrest County Courthouse.
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Main Office
Main Office
525 N. Main St
Hattiesburg  MS  39401
Phone
  • (601) 544-1234
Websites

F. Douglas Montague III

F. DOUGLAS MONTAGUE, III - MANAGING PARTNER
E-mail: dmontague@mpvlaw com

AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Commercial Litigation & Transactions
Personal Injury
Real Estate Transactions & Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS
Mississippi
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

EDUCATION
University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1975
J.D.
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1972
B.A. in Philosophy, English & Political Science

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS
Priority One Bank
Citizens Bank of Philadelphia
Southern Pipe & Supply Company, Inc.
Consumer Portfolio Services
BioSoil Enhancers, Inc.

HONORS AND AWARDS
Selected to Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation and Real Estate Litigation, since 2010
Selected to MidSouth Super Lawyers in Business Litigation, since 2010

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 1979-1983
Chairman, Explorer Law Committee, 1979-1981
Mississippi State Bar
Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, 1991 Director
Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, Commercial Law League of America
U.S. Army (National Guard), 1972-1978
2nd Lt. Armored Cavalry
Kiwanis Club of Hattiesburg
President, 2005-2006
Mississippi Board of Trustees of The Nature Conservancy, 2010
Litigation Counsel of America - Fellow

PRO BONO ACTIVITIES
MS Volunteer Lawyers Project, 2000-2006
Law Related Education - Chairman of Law Explorers Boy Scouts of America, 1980-1983
General Counsel, Pine Burr Area; BSA, 2005-Present
Advisory Board - Dubard School for Language Disorders, 1990-Present

FRATERNITIES/SORORITIES
Kappa Alpha
Phi Alpha Delta

CAREY VARNADO

CAREY R. VARNADO-PARTNER
E-mail: cvarnado@mpvlaw.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
Toxic Tort Litigation
Insurance Defense
General Civil Litigation
BAR ADMISSIONS
Louisiana
Mississippi
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi

EDUCATION
Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1976 J.D.
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1973
A.B. in History, With Honors
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS
United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company
John Crane, Inc.
Andritz, Inc.
Claims Management Services, Inc.
Country Living Insurance, Inc.
R&R Foods, Inc.
Stonington Insurance Company
Casablanca Construction
Hattiesburg Convention Commission
Library of Hattiesburg and Forrest County

HONORS AND AWARDS
Best Lawyers in America
Million Dollar Advocates
Outstanding Lawyers of America
Mississippi Bar Foundation Law-Related Public Education Award

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Louisiana State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Mississippi State Bar
Member of Board of Trustees, Hattiesburg Public Schools

FRATERNITIES/SORORITIES
Phi Alpha Delta
Phi Beta Kappa

SUSAN COCO

SUSAN COCO
E-mail: scoco@mpvlaw.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Insurance Defense
Toxic Tort Litigation
Premises Liability
18 Wheeler Accidents

BAR ADMISSIONS
Mississippi
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi

EDUCATION
University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1988 - J.D.
Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
Moot Court Board
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1985
M.B.A. with emphasis in Management
Academic Honors
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1983
B.S. in Business with emphasis in Marketing
Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society
Academic Honors

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS
Nationwide Insurance Company
Allianz Insurance
Chubb Insurance Company
Whip Mix Corporation, Inc.
ThyssenKrupp Companies

HONORS AND AWARDS
Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, Commissioned 2013

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Bar Association
Mississippi State Bar Association
South Central Mississippi Bar Association

ROBIN BLACKLEDGE BLAIR

ROBIN E. BLACKLEDGE BLAIR
E-mail: rblair@mpvlaw.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Personal Injury
Products Liability
Estate Planning and Probate
Toxic Tort
Nursing Home Negligence

BAR ADMISSIONS
Mississippi
Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

EDUCATION
William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
J.D. 1993
Honors: Cum Laude
Lyons & O'Malley Mock Trial Team
Client Counseling Board
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
M.A. 1982
Honors: Most Outstanding Graduate Student
Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi
BA 1981
Honors: Cum Laude
Omicron Delta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Mississippi State Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association (1993-1997)
Daughters of the American Revolution
First Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi







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