John Compton

Witherspoon & Compton, LLC

Personal Injury Lawyer | Serving Meridian, MS

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1100 23rd Avenue , P.O. Box 845
Meridian, MS 39301

Legal Problem? We Have An App For That

Established in 1956, Witherspoon & Compton, LLC, is the oldest continuously operated law firm in Meridian and east central Mississippi. Together, our Meridian lawyers have more than 120 years of experience representing clients in a variety of complex legal matters, including personal injury, personal injury defense, criminal defense, estate planning, and trial work. Our firm was here to serve your parents and grandparents, and plans to be here to serve the legal needs of your children and grandchildren.

We understand how difficult it can be to find a lawyer you feel comfortable working with on personal legal matters. That is why we are proud to say that our clients include some of this area's attorneys, their family members, as well as other clients these lawyers have referred to our attention. You can trust a "lawyer's lawyer," and should know that we have built our practice specifically to accommodate the needs of our clients. With just a phone call, you have access to the sound advice and quality legal services you need for nearly any legal issue you may be facing.

We take pride in our firm's reputation for strong client advocacy in any legal matter. Our attorneys come from diverse backgrounds, and we work as a team on many of our cases. The attorneys at Witherspoon & Compton, LLC draw on each other's expertise and often consult with each other when unique legal issues come up. In this way, we are able to gain a better perspective in order to pursue the best possible result on your behalf.

Our clients appreciate the level of service they receive from everyone at our firm. You will find the attorneys and staff to be professional, approachable and ready to help. You will work directly with your attorney at every step of your case. We also believe in open communication with our clients. Your attorney will contact you with regular updates about the status of your case and remain accessible throughout the legal representation in the event that any questions or concerns arise.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Car Wrecks
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Estate Planning
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI

Call Witherspoon & Compton, LLC today at 601-693-6466 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Robert Compton

Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

  • Mississippi College School of Law
    • J.D. - 1978
  • Mississippi State University
    • B.S. cum laude - 1975
    • Major: Business Administration
  • Meridian Community College
    • A.A. - 1973

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Mississippi Bar Association, Member, 1978 - present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1978 - present
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member
  • Commercial Law League of America, Member, 1982 - present
  • Mississippi School Board Attorneys Association, Member
  • National School Board Attorneys Association, Member
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, Member

Attorney John G. Compton

Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi, 1982

Education:

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi

Attorney Grace W. Mitts

Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1983

Education:

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 1980
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
    • B.A. - 1977

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Moot Court Board
  • Lauderdale County Bar Association, Member
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Attorney Amanda Trawick Rainey

Bar Admissions:

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

Education:

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • LL.M. - 2005
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, University, Mississippi - 1999
  • Mississippi State University - 1995

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Lauderdale County Bar Association
  • Mississippi Prosecutors Association
  • Prosecutor for the City of Meridian, Mississippi since, 2001

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