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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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General Practice Law Firm with Decades of Experience

As a seasoned lawyer and former assistant district attorney, our lawyer Jay L. Jernigan, has the experience you need when facing the legal system. After practicing for 37 years, we have assisted countless clients in an array of situations including personal injury, dog bites, divorce and DUI.

For a free consultation at our office in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, contact us online or call 601-255-4483.

If you are looking for an experienced general law practice, our firm is fully equipped to meet your needs. The legal system can be daunting and we have provided legal assistance to clients in a wide range of case types including:

  • Personal Injury — We assist those seeking compensation for medical bills or lost income because you were wrongfully injured due to a motor vehicle accident, nursing home negligence or other causes.
  • Workers Compensation — We help clients who were injured on the job, and need help filing a claim and working with insurance companies.
  • Divorce and Domestic Matters — We represent individuals who are married and seeking divorce, were never married and have a child support dispute, or simply looking for an adoption attorney.
  • Criminal Defense — We defend people facing misdemeanor or felony charges in a wide variety of cases including drug possession, DUI and aggravated assault. After three decades of practice, we are well equipped for litigation and always prepare for trial. With experience as a former assistant district attorney, we know what you are up against.
  • Legal Malpractice — We represent individuals who believe they were harmed in a previous case due to another attorney's negligence.
  • Bankruptcy — We help clients, whether it be a person or entity, that cannot repay the debts owed to creditors.

As a client of our law firm, you will receive personal attention from everyone involved in your case. Regardless of the situation, we will devote ourselves to you cause and protecting your interests. Experienced representation is essential to meeting your needs. Contact us online or call 601-255-4483 to schedule a free consultation.


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.