Joseph D. Neyman Jr.

Joseph D. Neyman Jr.

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Hernando, Mississippi
Phone:
662-298-1973
Fax:
620-298-3329
Email:

Licensed in Mississippi and Tennessee, Jody Neyman has been practicing law  in Hernando since 1996, with extensive trial experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in State and Federal Court. In addition, Jody has served as legal counsel to DeSoto County, Mississippi and the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department.   In addition to his law practice, Jody presently presides as a Municipal Court  Judge for the City of Southaven; he previously presided as Municipal Court Judge for the City of Hernando.  Jody serves as a Bar Commissioner for  the 17th Circuit Court District of Mississippi, and also serves on the Mississippi Bar's Governmental Affairs Executive Committee.

Jody has been actively involved in the DeSoto County Community, having  been a participant in Leadership DeSoto, served as a past President of the Hernando Optimist Club and the Hernando Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Jody is also a member of Independent Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee. Jody resides in Hernando with his wife, Mary Phillips, and their children.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Family Law
  • Governmental Law
  • Criminal Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1996
  • Tennessee, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1996

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 1996
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
    • B.P.A cum laude - 1993
    • Major: Public Administration

Representative Cases

Representative Clients

  • MS Public Entity Workers' Compensation Trust
  • DeSoto County Sheriff's Department
  • DeSoto County, Mississippi
  • Sunrise Builders Supply, LLC
  • Mississippi Association of Supervisors’ Insurance Trust
  • Accrabond Corporation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mississippi Municipal Court Judges Association, Member
  • University of Mississippi Alumni Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Mississippi Association of County Board Attorneys, Member, 2012 - 2014
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Member, 1996
  • DeSoto County Bar Association, Member, 1996
  • 17th Circuit Court District of Mississippi, Bar Commissioner
  • Mississippi Bar's Governmental Affairs Executive Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Smith, Phillips, Mitchell, Scott & Nowak , Partner, 2007 - 2014
  • Nowak & Neyman, PC, Partner, 2005 - 2006
  • City of Southaven, Municipal Court Judge
  • City of Hernando, Municipal Court Judge
  • Legal Counsel, DeSoto County, Mississippi, 2005 - 2014
  • Legal Counsel, DeSoto County, Mississippi Planning Commission, 2005 - 2014
  • Legal Counsel, DeSoto County, Mississippi Board of Adjustments, 2005 - 2014
  • Legal Counsel, Hernando, Mississippi, Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2004 - 2006
  • Legal Counsel, Horn Lake Creek Drainage District, 2005 - 2014
  • Board Attorney, DeSoto County, Mississippi Convention and Visitors Bureau, 2015 to present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Participant in Leadership DeSoto
  • Past President of the Hernando Optimist Club
  • Hernando Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Member of Independent Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Nu