Mississippi Trial Lawyers Committed To Excellence

Owen & Owen has earned a reputation as one of the premier litigation firms of southern Mississippi. By adhering to the highest standards of professionalism, we have obtained outstanding results for our clients and the respect of our peers and the judiciary.

Established in 1981, our accomplished lawyers are highly sought by plaintiffs, defendants and by other law firms for our demonstrated success in litigation, trial advocacy and appellate relief. We have built a strong practice in the following focused areas of the law:

  • Personal injury and wrongful death
  • Products liability
  • Medical negligence
  • White collar criminal defense
  • Work injuries and maritime accidents
  • Insurance bad faith
  • Contract law and business disputes
  • Probate litigation
  • Civil litigation and appeals

Practice Areas

Injury Fatalities

Injuries And

Auto accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, farm injuries, workplace accidents, defective products, wrongful death and more.

Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation And

Insurance disputes, contract disputes, probate litigation, commercial litigation, civil and criminal appeals and much more.

White Collar

White Collar Criminal

Tax evasion, securities fraud, public corruption, forgery, embezzlement, extortion, identity theft and other charges.

Extensive Experience From Trusted Advocates

Founding attorney Joe Sam Owen has practiced for over 40 years, has received the AV rating* through Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. These designations reflect not only litigation success but also our integrity, legal acumen and high level of personal service.

Our local roots run deep, which has proven to be a valuable advantage to firms seeking Owen & Owen for local counsel or co-counsel. We practice regularly in Circuit, Chancery and County courts of southern Mississippi, as well as federal courts and the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Our team is active in the community and in many professional organizations.

Our clients span the spectrum from individuals injured in accidents to large corporations such as Georgia-Pacific.

We Are Ready And Waiting To Help You

As a law firm dedicated to providing quality legal service, we promise to always answer our clients’ questions and concerns, return phone calls in a timely manner and meet all deadlines. Call our Gulfport office at 228-265-5109 or toll-free at 866-677-3165 to arrange a consultation, or contact us online.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.”

– Gen. Colin Powell