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Jay L. Jernigan, P.A.
631 North Main Street, Suite D
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone: 601-255-4483
Fax: 601-544-1428
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Jay L. Jernigan

Jay L. Jernigan

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Consumer Protection
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Bankruptcy

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 1979
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, USA
    • B.A.
    • Major: Accounting

Representative Clients

  • Durham Auctions

Past Employment Positions

  • District Attorney, Assistant, 1979
  • Petal City Prosecution, Prosecutor, 1983 - 1988


  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Attorney Jay L. Jernigan, P.A. is located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and serves cities including: Hattiesburg, Petal, Purvis, Sumrall, Wiggins, Columbia, Collins, Richton, Beaumont, Poplarville, Picayune and Laurel, Jackson, Madison, Ridgeland, Pearl, Clinton, Brandon, Vicksburg, Meridian, Gulfport, Biloxi, Pascagoula, Bay St. Louis. Though based in Southern Mississippi, his reach extends even further to counties including: Forrest County, Lamar County, Stone County, Marion County, Covington County, Perry County, Pearl River County, Jones County, Green County, George County, Harrison County, Hancock County, Hinds County, Rankin County, Madison County, Lauderdale County, Jackson County, Warren County.