Morton W. Smith


Morton Smith’s practice involves commercial trucking defense, insurance defense, and general litigation. Mr. Morton W. Smith is admitted to practice before all state courts in Mississippi, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Smith received his Bachelor of Public Administration from the University of Mississippi in 1997. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2004 graduating cum laude. While attending the University of Mississippi, he also served as the Appellate Requirement Chairman for the Moot Court Board.

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Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense, Transportation Law, Commercial Litigation, Errors and Omissions, Products Liability, Family Law

Litigation Percentage

90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Mississippi, 2004
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2004
U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2004
U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2004


University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, May 2004
Juris Doctor
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Moot Court Board: Appellate Requirement Chairman

University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, May 1997
Public Administration

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • May 2016 NRA Firearms Law Seminar, Louisville, Kentucky

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mississippi Bar
  • Jackson Young Lawyers
  • Hinds County Bar