James Heidelberg

James Heidelberg

  • Gov & Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Insurance Defense...
  • Mississippi
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JAMES H. HEIDELBERG is a lifelong resident of Pascagoula, Mississippi, and he has practiced law in Pascagoula since his admission to the Bar in January 1978. His practice primarily involves trial and appellate litigation in the fields of personal injury, governmental law, and professional liability. Mr. Heidelberg has briefed or argued over eighty cases to the Mississippi Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Heidelberg represents several Mississippi governmental agencies and political subdivisions and is an approved attorney for the Mississippi Tort Claims Board. He is an approved arbitrator for both the Mississippi Bar's Court Annexed Mediation Project and the National Association of Security Dealers (NASD). Mr. Heidelberg maintains an active mediation/arbitration practice and provides governmental and policy consultation to state and national clients, as well as advice to governmental entities and public officials. Mr. Heidelberg received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Finance from the University of Southern Mississippi and his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Mississippi. Mr. Heidelberg holds the distinction of being the first legal intern to present oral argument before the Mississippi Supreme Court in 1977, which resulted in the reversal of a capital murder conviction. He is also a founding member of the University of Southern Mississippi Law Society. As a dedicated Alumni of the University of Southern Mississippi, he has served in various positions on the USM Alumni Association and as a member of the USM Foundation. Mr. Heidelberg is a member of the Mississippi Bar, the Mississippi Bar Foundation, the Jackson County Bar Association, the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, Mississippi Claims Association, The Defense Research Institute, American Inns of Court, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, & the International Association of Defense Couns

Practice Areas
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Fees
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
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Languages
  • English
Education
University of Mississippi
J.D. (1977)
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University of Southern Mississippi
B.S. (1975) | Political Science & Finance
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Awards
Mississippi State Bar Distinguished Service Award
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“AV” rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Mississippi State Bar
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Mississippi Bar Foundation
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Jackson County Bar Association
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Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
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Mississippi Claims Association
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Defense Research Institute
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American Inns of Court
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Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
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International Association of Defense Counsel
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
711 Delmas Ave
Pascagoula, MS 39567
USA
Telephone: (228) 762-8021
Fax: (228) 762-7589