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Mississippi mediator Jim Wyly
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James G. Wyly III
Phelps Dunbar LLP
2602 13th Street, Suite 300
Gulfport, MS 39501

Tel: (228) 679-1130
Fax: (228) 679-1131
Email: Click for email

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Calendar Last Updated: 31 Oct 18


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All such requests will go immediately to
Jim Wyly's scheduling staff
(Annette Dessommes,



ADR Services:
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James G. Wyly III has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Jim Wyly, a partner in Phelps Dunbar, has been a certified mediator and arbitrator for 18 years. His 38 year litigation experience has enabled him to appreciate the perspectives of the trial attorneys participating in ADR.

Mr. Wyly has served as a mediator for serious personal injury and property damage cases, presiding over hundreds of mediations. He also has served as an arbitrator in numerous commercial and personal injury claims. His ADR experience ranges from garden variety tort cases to construction litigation to insurance coverage disputes.

Mr. Wyly is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and recognized by Chambers, Mid-South and Super Lawyers.


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  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 1980
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., in Business Administration, 1975


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Certified Mediator
  • Certified Arbitrator
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Business Court Committee – Appointed by Mississippi Secretary of State
  • Slidell Bar Association (Past President)
  • Visiting Professor, University of New Orleans


Rates: Please contact Annette Dessommes @ (228-679-1320) for scheduling and for rates.
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