DunbarMonroe, PLLC


Christopher G. Dunnells


Ridgeland
Office Phone: 601.898.2073
Email: cdunnells@dunbarmonroe.com
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Practice Areas

  • General Liability
  • Other Areas
  • Professional Liability
  • Trucking / Transportation
Christopher G. Dunnells is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Mississippi as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Christopher was a Centennial Scholar and member of the Ina E. Gordy Honors College at Mississippi University for Women, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in 2011. He received his Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law in 2014 and his Masters of Business Administration from Mississippi College in 2015.

In 2020, Christopher became the youngest of only a handful of practicing attorneys in Mississippi to be awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating from both his peers (AV-Preeminent) and his clients (Client Champion Platinum). He has received certifications from both Harvard University and Yale University, is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and has received a specialization in “Negotiation, Mediation, and Conflict Resolution” from Essec Business School.

Christopher is a member of the Defense Research Institute, Transportation Lawyers Association, Trucking Insurance Defense Association, Rotary Club of Jackson, and the Greater Jackson Chamber, among others. He also coaches the American Association for Justice’s moot court team for Mississippi College School of Law.

Christopher’s practice focuses on general insurance defense, including trucking defense, premises liability, personal injury, and professional malpractice.

He lives in Jackson, Mississippi with his wife, Caylan, and son, Jordan.

Martindale Rating

AV-Preeminent™

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, MS, May 2015, MBA
  • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, MS, May 2014, JD
  • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS, May 2011, BBA
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2015
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2015
  • United States Supreme Court, 2020

Personal/Civil Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Trucking Insurance Defense Association
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association
  • Rotary Club of Jackson
  • Greater Jackson Chamber

Industries

  • Trucking, Insurance Defense, Premises Liability, Commercial Litigation, Contract Disputes, General Business Law
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