The Law Firm of Dunbar Davis is a highly skilled, versatile practice accepting matters in Litigation as well as Family Law.
The firm is equipped to succeed in Mississippi's State and Federal Courts, as well as in private mediations and arbitrations.
Whether the issue is cerebral palsy or brain injury; business torts, such as commercial defamation or trade secrets; or personal injury from transportation or electrocution, Dunbar Davis stands ready to succeed for you.
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324 Jackson Avenue E., Suite A
Oxford MS 38655
Dunbar Davis, PLLC offers legal representation in their litigation practice, including Technology, Internet, Employment, Real Estate and Business Litigation.
FAMILY LAW - Family Law matters involve divorce, custody, child support, marital support, visitation, paternity, or other topics related to family matters. Dunbar Davis understands the stress involved in these situations and works hard to represent you in a manner that is both affordable for individuals and is true to your short term and long term goals.
John Dunbar received his JD cum laude, from the University of Texas. His B.A. was conferred, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1977 at Rice University in Houston, Texas.
AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell, John was admitted to practice in 1980, Texas; and in 1984 in Mississippi; to the U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. He served as an Instructor in Federal Trial Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Law, and authored "The Status of Liability of Multiple Tort Feasors Under 85-5-7", Mississippi Defense Lawyers Quarterly (1994). John Dunbar also served as the City Attorney of Oxford, Mississippi from January of 2000 to August of 2001. He has served on the Board of Trustees for the City of Oxford Municipal Reserve and Trust Fund. John has been included in The Best Lawyers In America for the area of personal injury since 2007; Mid-South Super Lawyers, since 2008. He was designated 2014 "Lawyer of the Year" for Personal Injury-Defendants by Best Lawyers.
University of Texas
Walter Alan Davis received his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi, magna cum laude, in 1994. He also received his B.A. from Mississippi State University, magna cum laude, in 1991.
-Estate and Probate Litigation
-Real Estate Litigation
-Personal Injury Litigation
A member of the Mississippi bar since 1994, Mr. Davis is admitted to practice before all Mississippi State and Federal Courts, as well as the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Davis is a current member of The Mississippi Bar Association, American MENSA, and the American Inns of Court, William C. Keady Chapter. He has received the AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Mid-South "Super Lawyer."
Working to support himself through both college and law school, Mr. Davis joined multiple academic fraternities. While in Law School, he served on the Editorial Board of the Mississippi Law Journal, as well as working with the public interest Housing Law Clinic. He served on the law school's Honor Council, charged with investigating and prosecuting student academic misconduct. He co-authored, with John Graham Holaday, Obtaining A Patient's Informed Consent to Treatment: Informed Consent Under Mississippi Law, 63 Miss. L.J. 773 (Spring 1994). He served as an intern with the Office of the United States Attorney, Northern District of Mississippi. After graduating from law school with honors and passing the bar, he worked as a judicial law clerk for U.S. District Judge Glen H. Davidson, Northern District of Mississippi, where he had substantial experience with federal court trials and worked with many attorneys appearing before the Court.
Subsequent to working for the federal court system, he devoted his legal practice to litigation. His work experience includes civil litigation in both state and federal courts, first and second chair trial experience and first chair arbitration and mediation. He has appeared before Judges and Chancellors all across Mississippi and many of the cases he has worked on have been the subject of published judicial opinions.
In the community, Mr. Davis serves on the Board of Directors of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council as well as the local community foundation Lafayette-Oxford Foundation for Tomorrow ("LOFT"), associated with the Tupelo, Mississippi based CREATE foundation.
University of Mississippi