About This FirmPage, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott is one of the oldest and most respected law firms in Mississippi. Two of the founding members have been in active practice for more than 50 years. The firm was established in Biloxi in 1971 by Lyle M. Page, Frederick J. Mannino, and Ronald G. Peresich. The firm name changed to its current one in the late 1980s with the addition of Michael B. McDermott, PLLC as a named member.
Offices in Biloxi, Gulfport, and Jackson
Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC has offices in Biloxi, Gulfport, and Jackson, Mississippi, enabling the firm to deal closely with state and federal administrative officials and provide service to clients across Mississippi and the Southeast. Page, Mannino is a full service law firm, offering a variety of services for business, insurance, governmental agencies and individual clients, ranging from complicated commercial transactions, high profile litigation, and complex real estate disputes and transactions, to wills, trusts, and estate work, municipal bonding, and banking matters.
Size, experience, and diversity contribute to the firm's excellence in service to its clients.
The firm is well positioned to perform all tasks required for its clients. Many of the firm's attorneys have represented a number of insurance companies, financial institutions, and both large and small companies in a wide variety of litigation. Additionally, the firm has a support staff of 10 working exclusively on real estate and commercial matters, giving it one of the largest Real Estate and Commercial Law Practice sections across South Mississippi. There are seven attorneys who have worked on some manner of real estate purchase, sale, or easements.
Each day, attorneys at Page, Mannino interface with local, state, and federal agencies and entities. The firm has developed a vast reservoir of knowledge of the often tangled maze of laws and regulations relating to administrative, regulatory, and government matters and work on behalf of private clients and civic organizations . The firm has extensive experience in representing public as well as private individuals and entities. The firm office in Jackson, Mississippi, enables it to deal closely with state and federal administrative officials.
Moreover, Page, Mannino can provide a wealth of other public sector legal services, with a member of the firm having served as City Attorney for the City of Biloxi and having represented various other public bodies, including the Biloxi Planning Commission; the Greater Biloxi Economic Development Foundation; the Biloxi Regional Medical Center, Inc.; and the City of Biloxi Civil Service Commission; the City of Gulfport, Mississippi; the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi; Harrison County, Mississippi; the Diamondhead Water and Sewer District of the State of Mississippi; the Mississippi Institution of Higher Learning; and several State Agencies and Departments.
All the attorneys at Page, Mannino are licensed to practice law in the State of Mississippi. Several of the firm's attorneys are also licensed to practice in the States of Louisiana, Alabama, Texas, and Tennessee. When necessary, the firm's attorneys bring to bear litigation experience in all state and federal courts, including the Fifth Circuit, the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
State-of-the-art technology benefits clients
Page, Mannino also enjoys a state-of-the-art Information and Technology Systems infrastructure that enables its attorneys to access the firm's networks remotely. All the resources that are available internally on the firm's networks can be made available to approved users via the use of a VPN. Access can be given on a per application basis or with full access to all resources. The firm's high speed VPN has a dedicated internet connection that allows for secure access, and all computers are secured with Symantec Corporate Anti-virus, ensuring that the network stays virus and spy-ware free at all times. In addition, the firm's files are maintained manually and electronically, and the network is backed-up in a secure method on a regular basis, thereby ensuring that client documents and materials are available with limited interruption in the event a storm or other occurrence disrupts normal operations.
Areas of Law
- Civil Litigation
- Trial Practice
- Federal Practice
- Corporate Law
- Real Estate
- Professional Malpractice
- Product Liability
- Toxic Torts
- Environmental Law
- Personal Injury
- Admiralty Law
- Fidelity And Surety
- Banking Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Municipal Bonds
- Governmental Law
- Bond Law
- State Taxation
- Estate Planning
- Mergers And Acquisitions
- Limited Liability Company Law
- Like-Kind Exchanges
- Civil Law
- Criminal Tax Controversies
- Intellectual Property
Overall Client Rating5.0 out of 5.0Communication Ability5.0Responsiveness5.0Quality of Service5.0Value for Money5.0
- Recommended by 2 Client(s)
- Last reviewed on 05/04/11
Average Peer RatingBased on this firm's rated lawyers4.4 out of 5.0Legal Knowledge4.7Analytical Capabilities4.7Judgement4.8Communication Ability4.6Legal Experience4.7
- Lawyers rated at this firm meet very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Firm DetailsYear Established1971Firm Size32Partnership Information
A Professional Limited Liability CompanyClientsINSURANCE: Advocate MD; All Risk Insurance; American International Adjustment Ins. Co.; American Bankers Life and Casualty Company; American Continental Insurance Co.; American States Insurance Co.; Associates Commercial Corporation; AXA Financial, Inc.; Caronia Corporation; Chubb Pacific Indemnity; Civil Service Employees Insurance Co.; Colonial Insurance Co.; Continental Bankers Life Insurance Co. of the South; Crawford & Co.; Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States; Erie Insurance Group; Excalibur Insurance; First Federated Life Insurance Co.; Gallagher Bassett Insurance Service; Hamlin and Burton; Household Automotive Finance Corporation; Insurance Company of North America; Insurance Equities Corp.; Leader National Insurance Company; Kemper National Insurance Companies; Keystone Life Insurance Co. of Texas; Liberty Mutual Insurance Company; Marsh USA, Inc.; Medical Assurance Company of Mississippi; Multi-System Agency; MMI Companies; National American Insurance Co.; National Indemnity Insurance Co.; National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh; National Savings Life Insurance Co.; National Underwriters; North American Physicians Insurance Risk Retention Group; Northwestern National Insurance Co.; J.C. Penney Life Insurance Co.; Pro Claim America, Inc.; Quaker Oats; Republic Insurance Co.; Royal and Sun Alliance; South Carolina Insurance Co.; State Farm Insurance Company; State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company; Stonewall/Dixie Insurance Co.; St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co.; St. Paul Travelers; TIG Insurance Co.; The Home Insurance Co.; TOPA Risk Services; Union Bankers Insurance Co.; Union Central Life Insurance Co.ClientsCORPORATE/GOVERNMENT: Albany International Corp.; Alco Industries, Inc.; Anheuser-Busch Corporation; Automotive Guaranty Corp.; Biloxi Freezing Co.; Brandywine Management Co., Inc.; Biloxi Regional Medical Center; Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Broadcast Music, Inc.; Cataphote, Inc.; City of Biloxi; Biloxi Public School District; Cableman, Inc.; Cable Marketing and Installation, Inc.; Cummins, Inc.; Coastal Family Health Center; Cooper Cameron Corporation; Dayton Electric Mfg. Co.; The Dow Chemical Co; Dow Corning Corporation; Dravo Basic Materials Company, Inc.; Eclipse, Inc.; Empire Abrasives Equipment Corp.; Ford Consumer Credit Corporation; GCO Carpet Outlet; General Nutrition Corp.; Geneva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Goldline Laboratories, Inc.; Greater Biloxi Economic Development Foundation; Green Brothers Gravel Co.; Gulf Coast Medical Center; Gulf Oaks Hospital; Hammermill Paper Co.; Health Management Associates, Inc.; The Heico Companies, LLC; High Tech Services, Inc.; Hussman Corp.; Icon Health and Fitness, Inc.; International Paper Co.; Insurance Center, Inc.; Ion Laboratories, Inc.; Imperial Palace of Mississippi LLC; Island View Casino; ITEN Industries; ITT Corporation; J. Neal McDonald Co.; Kelly-Moore Paint Co.; Kubota Tractor Co.; Leo Eisenberg & Co.; Lighthouse Marble, Inc.; Luckies, Inc.; Mackenzie Chemical Corp.; Marathon Oil Co.; Martine's Development Corporation; McCord Corp.; McElroy Machine & Mfg. Co., Inc.; Met-Pro Corporation (National Coordinating Counsel); Michelin North America; Mississippi Tort Claim Board; Mississippi Medical Malpractice Availability Plan; Morton International, Inc.; New Palace Casino, Inc.; Norton International; Owens & Sons, Inc.; Plastics Engineering Company; Point Cadet Development Corp.; Richardson Labs, Inc.; Robertson-Ceco Corp.; Rohm & Haas; Rugby Laboratories, Inc.; Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc.; Select Medical Corporation; Select Specialty Hospital; Sharkheads, Inc.; Shire Richwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Stewart-Sneed-Hewes, Inc.; Suarez Seafood Co.; Telescreen Corp.; Textron, Inc.; Trane US Inc.; Twin Labs, Inc.; U.C. Realty Corporation; Union Pump Company; United Abrasives, Inc.; U.S. Xpress, Inc.; University of Mississippi Medical Center; Weaks Enterprises, Inc.; Westinghouse Air Brake Co.ClientsREAL ESTATE AND FINANCE: ABN Amro Mortgage; Advent Financial Corporation; AFC Mortgage Corp.; Argonaut Development Group, Inc.; BancorpSouth; Coldwell Bank and Mortgage Company; Community Bank; Counrtywide Home Loans, Inc.; First Priority Mortgage Corp; Hancock Bank; Mellon Financial Services; Regions Bank; RW Development, LLC; Shular Companies, Inc.; The Mitchell Company; The Peoples Bank of Biloxi, Mississippi; Wells Fargo Bank.ClientsAPPROVED ATTORNEYS FOR: Mississippi Valley Title Insurance Co.; First American Title Insurance Co.; Chicago Title Insurance Company.