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Michael P. Gorden

Michael P. Gorden

Michael P. Gorden

Associate Attorney


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Hometown: Stone Mountain, Georgia

Undergraduate: Jackson State University

  • Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, Minor: Political Science
  • Cum Laude May 2016
  • Dean’s List 2013-2016
  • Student Government Association Vice-President 2014-2015
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

Graduate: University of Mississippi School of Law, 2019

  • Black Law Student Association- Constance Slaughter-Harvey Chapter
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity- Lamar Chapter
  • Public Interest Law Foundation
  • Kaplan Bar Review Representative
  • 2018 Peggy Browning Fellow

Legal Experience

  • Admitted to practice before Mississippi State and Federal Courts, including the Mississippi Supreme Court.
  • Associate Attorney at Mid-Town Law Office, P.A.
  • Staff Attorney for Seventh District Circuit Court Judge Tomie Green.
  • Serve as an appointed public defender in Hinds County Circuit Court and Byram Municipal Court for indigent criminal defendants.
  • Vast experience in Mississippi Chancery practice including, but not limited to; probate estates, deeds, wills, and other estate planning documents; resolve matters involving child custody, child support and visitation rights; and establish conservatorships/guardianships under the new GAP act.
  • Negotiate and review numerous recording agreements for entertainment artists signed to major music industry labels such as Def Jam and Universal Music Group.

Professional Activities

  • Magnolia Bar Association
  • Capital Area Bar Associate
  • Mississippi Association for Justice (MAJ)
  • Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar Association

Michael handles Workers Compensation Claims (a no-fault insurance plan which is required for every employer in the State of Mississippi by the Mississippi Workers Compensation Commission with more than 5 employees except for charitable organizations and farmers). No-fault means that if you are injured at work in Mississippi, you are entitled to workers compensation benefits even if nobody did anything wrong to cause your injury) for our office. You can find more about our Workers’ Compensation cases here at our practice area section of our website.

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