Our Experienced Attorneys



 
 

F. Douglas Montague, III - Managing Partner

E-mail: dmontague@mpvlaw com

Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial Litigation & Transactions
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Transactions & Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1975
    • J.D.
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1972
    • B.A. in Philosophy, English & Political Science
 
Douglas Montague — Lawyer in Hattiesburg, MS
 

Representative Clients

 
  • Priority One Bank
  • Citizens Bank of Philadelphia
 
  • Southern Pipe & Supply Company, Inc.
  • Consumer Portfolio Services
 
  • BioSoil Enhancers, Inc.
 

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation and Real Estate Litigation, since 2010
  • Selected to MidSouth Super Lawyers in Business Litigation, since 2010

Community and Professional Associations

 
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 1979-1983
    • Chairman, Explorer Law Committee, 1979-1981
  • Mississippi State Bar
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, 1991 Director
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, Commercial Law League of America
 
  • U.S. Army (National Guard), 1972-1978
    • 2nd Lt. Armored Cavalry
  • Kiwanis Club of Hattiesburg
    • President, 2005-2006
  • Mississippi Board of Trustees of The Nature Conservancy, 2010
  • Litigation Counsel of America
    • Fellow
 

Pro Bono Activities

 
  • MS Volunteer Lawyers Project, 2000-2006
  • Law Related Education - Chairman of Law Explorers Boy Scouts of America, 1980-1983
 
  • General Counsel, Pine Burr Area; BSA, 2005-Present
  • Advisory Board - Dubard School for Language Disorders, 1990-Present
 

Fraternities/Sororities

 
  • Kappa Alpha
 
  • Phi Alpha Delta
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Carey R. Varnado-Partner

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • General Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1976
    • J.D.
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1973
    • A.B. in History, With Honors
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
 
Carey Varnado — Lawyer in Hattiesburg, MS
 

Representative Clients

 
  • United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company
  • John Crane, Inc.
  • Andritz, Inc.
  • Claims Management Services, Inc.
  • Country Living Insurance, Inc.
 
  • R&R Foods, Inc.
  • Stonington Insurance Company
  • Casablanca Construction
  • Hattiesburg Convention Commission
  • Library of Hattiesburg and Forrest County
 

Honors and Awards

 
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Million Dollar Advocates
 
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation Law-Related Public Education Award
 

Community and Professional Associations

 
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
 
  • Mississippi State Bar
  • Member of Board of Trustees, Hattiesburg Public Schools
 

Fraternities/Sororities

 
  • Phi Alpha Delta
 
  • Phi Beta Kappa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Susan Coco

Areas of Practice:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • 18 Wheeler Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • U. S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U. S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1988
    • J.D.
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
    • Moot Court Board
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1985
    • M.B.A. with emphasis in Management
    • Academic Honors
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1983
    • B.S. in Business with emphasis in Marketing
    • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society
    • Academic Honors
 
Susan Coco — Lawyer in Hattiesburg, MS
 

Representative Clients

 
  • Nationwide Insurance Company
  • Allianz Insurance
 
  • Chubb Insurance Company
  • Whip Mix Corporation, Inc.
 
  • ThyssenKrupp Companies
 

Honors and Awards

  • Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, Commissioned 2013

Professional Associations

 
  • American Bar Association
 
  • Mississippi State Bar Association
 
  • South Central Mississippi Bar Association
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Robin E. Blackledge Blair

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Toxic Tort
  • Nursing Home Negligence

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. 1993
    • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Lyons & O'Malley Mock Trial Team
  • Client Counseling Board
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • M.A. 1982
    • Honors: Most Outstanding Graduate Student
  • Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi
    • BA 1981
    • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi
 
Robin Blair — Lawyer in Hattiesburg, MS
 

Community and Professional Associations

 
  • Mississippi State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (1993-1997)
 
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • First Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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