John L. Hunter

Attorney in Pascagoula, MS
Assistant District Attorney, Jackson County, Mississippi (1980); Attorney for Jackson County Port Authority (1992—); Attorney for Jackson County Emergency Communications District (2001—).
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Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Insurance
  • Workers Compensation
  • Criminal Law


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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1972, Mississippi and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
1973, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
1978, U.S. Supreme Court
1980, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Law School Attended

University of Mississippi
Class of 1972

University Attended

Mississippi State University
Class of 1969

Birth Information

Born in 1946
Scott County, Mississippi, August 15, 1946

Associations & Memberships

The Mississippi Bar (State Bar Commissioner, 1980-1983); American Bar Association; Mississippi Association for Justice (Sustaining Member; Board of Governors, 1980-1988); The American Associatio... More

Representative Cases

Ellis v. Powe, 645 So.2d 947 (1994); McDonald v. Southeastern Fidelity Insurance Co., 606 So.2d 1061 (1992); Gregory v. Continental Insurance Company; 575 So.2d 534 (1990); Krebs v. Strange, 419 So.2d 178 (Miss. 1982); Warner v. City of Bay St. Louis, 408 F. Supp. 375 (USDC 1975); Fishboats, Inc. v. Welzbacher, 413 So.2d 710 (Miss. 1982); Glaskox v... More

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Office Information
John L. Hunter
 729 Watts Avenue, Drawer 1287,
Pascagoula, MS 39567


Cumbest, Cumbest, Hunter & McCormick, P.A. (Pascagoula, Mississippi)

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