James L. Carroll

Senior Counsel
(601) 592-1010

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Jim Carroll has practiced law for over 35 years in the areas of domestic and international insurance litigation and municipal annexation litigation. His clients include numerous domestic and international insurers and reinsurers, as well as many Mississippi municipalities. His international practice has permitted him to appear in various courts and tribunals in a variety of jurisdictions, including the U. S. Virgin Islands, Aruba, Greece, and many other jurisdictions within the continental United States. 

Mr. Carroll is licensed to practice in Mississippi state and federal courts, and in various other federal jurisdictions. He is AV rated by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rating system, and is a longtime member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer, and is rated by Chambers And Partners as a leading lawyer in his field. He frequently lectures in the fields of trial and appellate advocacy. 

Professional Affiliations and Achievements

  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Former President of Mississippi American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation
  • Adjunct Professor – Contract Drafting & Negotiations, University of MS School of Law


Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


  • Millsaps College (B.A., 1967)
    • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • University of Mississippi (J.D., 1972)
    • Pi Kappa Delta

Practice Areas

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Large Loss Subrogation
  • Consumer Fraud Litigation
  • Municipal Annexation Litigation

"An excellent litigation team with the experience and commitment to handle the most complex and strongly argued cases."