Philip C. Hearn is a Mississippi attorney who focuses his practice on Administrative Law, General Civil Litigation and Appeals, Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Employment Law, Criminal Law and Family Law.
Education and Experience
Philip C. Hearn began his postsecondary career at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. After completing his undergraduate degree, Philip Hearn enrolled at the University of Mississippi School of Law in Oxford, Mississippi. He graduated from this institution with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1992.
After graduating from law school, Philip Hearn accepted a position as Law Clerk to Presiding Justice Dan M. Lee, Supreme Court of Mississippi. After spending one year in this position, he took a job as an associate at the firm of Langston, Frazer & Sweet, where he remained until 1994. In 1994, Philip Hearn moved on to an associate position at the firm of Maxey, Wann & Begley, where he remained for three years.
In 1997, Philip Hearn accepted a position as a senior associate at the firm of Young, Williams, Henderson & Fuselier. He worked for this firm until 2000, when he co-founded the firm of Hearn & Thomas, PLLC. After spending seven years as a partner in this firm, Philip Hearn established Hearn Law Firm in January of 2008.
Licensure and Associations
Philip C. Hearn is licensed to practice law in all Mississippi state courts and federal district courts, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
He is also a member of many different professional organizations, including:
- American Bar Association
- Capitol Area Bar Association
- Mississippi Bar
- Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association
- Millsaps College Alumni Association
- Democratic Party of Mississippi
- University of Mississippi Alumni Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit.
Honors and Achievements
Philip C. Hearn has received several honors and awards during his career as an attorney, including earning the distinguished BV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. A respected attorney, he has been a frequent guest speaker at both the Mississippi College School of Law and the Tougaloo College, lecturing on such topics as nursing home litigation, criminal law and expungements. In addition, he has also given talks at a number of churches in the Jackson area, discussing important issues such as employment discrimination, criminal law and civil rights.
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