is a Mississippi law firm comprised of dedicated attorneys with more than a century of combined legal experience. It is able to provide all-encompassing and cost effective representation in Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee due to the close working relationship of members whereby individual legal strengths may be called upon to fulfill the particular needs of a client more efficiently and without duplicative effort. Practice areas include:
Vanderloo selected for Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star List for 2013.
Richard Davis joins firm as litigation associate in the areas of Insurance, Construction, Divorce and Family Law.
Anderson receives AV Preeminent rating by Martindale Hubbell.
JCA internal reference of Mississippi Statutes of Limitation
Jernigan Copeland & Anderson, PLLC named 2013 "Go-To Firm" by Fortune 500 for premises liability work headed by Barton in Mississippi
Copeland named "Leadership in Law Honoree" by Mississippi Business Law Journal
Graham named "Top 40 under 40" by Mississippi Business Law Journal
Jernigan named to University of Mississippi Hall of Fame
Jernigan and Anderson secure summary judgment for client and dismissal of lawsuit concerning financing of Lost Rabbit Development
MS Court of Appeals affirms summary judgment for JCA client in Hinds County Circuit Court dismissing premises liability lawsuit. Rehearing is denied on June 11, 2013
MS Supreme Court sends Biloxi Beach Hotel / President Casino hurricane dispute back to Harrison County for trial on liability and damages
Partial ownership of real property in state does not necessarily establish residency for purposes of coverage under automobile policy
Madison County Chancery Court affirmed in ruling for temporary reduction in future child support payments but against retroactive reduction in payments in arrears
Firm successfully represents Mississippi State Auditor, Stacey Pickering, who prevails in dispute with Mississippi Attorney General over payment of fees to private attorneys hired as special assistants. See Archived Oral Argument by Jernigan
Jernigan and Anderson lead charge in Mississippi for court ordered recalculation and true-up of Hurricane Katrina assessments by Mississippi Windstorm Underwriting Association based upon its misapplication of reinsurance proceeds following the storm. MWUA regulations are overseen by the Mississippi Insurance Department
Firm continues long history of securing enforcement of express terms of insurance policies in Mississippi through declaratory actions to resolve insurance coverage disputes*
Firm tackles arbitration disputes arising from Mississippi contracts through recent Mississippi Supreme Court rulings*
*See representative decisions for more decisions on same subjects