Tim W. Porter, Partner
P.O. Box 12768
Jackson, MS 39236
825 Ridgewood Road
Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157
Telephone: (601) 957-1173
Faxcsimile: (601) 957-7366
Areas of Practice:
Motor Vehicle Accidents [Plaintiff]
Personal Injury [Plaintiff]
Products Liability Law
AV® Preeminent™ Rated
Recognitions & Awards
2012 - SuperLawyers
2011 - Mississippi Business Journal's "Leaders In Law"
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993
U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1993
U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1993
University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi,
1993 J.D., cum laude
University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 1990
B.A., cum laude
Born 1968, Brookhaven, Mississippi
About Tim Porter:
Tim Porter has a gift for negotiating with people and getting things done.
Tim is known as an aggressive advocate who goes the extra mile for his
clients. Tim's passion for his clients and the good he can do for them is
what drives him every day, and this passion and experience are the tools
he uses to help change lives.
Tim is a tremendously successful trial lawyer whose efforts have helped
provide compensation to thousands of asbestos victims. Not only has Tim
had great success in mass tort litigation involving asbestos and silica
victims, he also has an impeccable track record of successfully litigating
products liability, nursing home abuse, slip and fall, automobile accidents,
18-wheeler accidents, as well as numerous other types of personal injury
He also fights for children who have been poisoned by lead in lead paint
litigation and most recently began representing victims of Agent Orange.
Tim's legal acumen has won him recognition in the National Law Journal,
where his firm was voted the 14th winningest firm in the nation for 2002.
Tim also enjoys an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory,
its highest rating.
Tim obtained his Bachelor's degree with honors from Ole Miss in 1990
with a major in Economics. He then continued on to Ole Miss Law
School, graduating with honors in 1993. Tim's legal talents were
apparent in law school, where he participated on the Moot Court
Board and was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal.
Tim began his legal career as a law clerk for Ed Pittman, Presiding
Justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court. Upon completion of his
clerkship, Tim began his fight for justice working as a trial lawyer
in Jackson, Mississippi. In 1998, at only 29 years of age, Tim
participated and performed the closing argument for the Cosey v. E. D.
Bullard asbestos trial, where the jury ultimately returned a verdict
in the amount of $48.5 million dollars. Tim also participated as
one of the lead trial attorneys in Simeon Johnson v. AC&S, et al.
in which the jury awarded $150 million to 12 victims of asbestos.