The focus of Goodloe Lewis' practice is civil litigation and Federal Criminal Defense.  He is an experienced trial attorney, and has litigated cases at all levels of the Mississippi and Tennessee state and federal court systems.  Goodloe is AV® Preeminent* Peer Review Rated.  He is also a member of the Rotary Club of Oxford and is a Presiding Elder at First Presbyterian Church of Oxford.  Goodloe is married to Angie Avery, and they have two boys, William and Avery.

PRACTICE

  • Civil Litigation

  • Insurance Defense Litigation

  • Insurance Coverage Opinions and Litigation

  • Realtor Professional Malpractice Litigation

  • Federal Criminal Defense

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

CERTIFICATION/SPECIALTIES

  • Civil Trial, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2009

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Mississippi, 1994

  • Tennessee, 2000

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1994

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1994

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2000

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1994

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1999

  • Choctaw Tribal Court, 2003

EDUCATION

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, January, 2015 Master of Laws in Insurance, with Honors

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, May, 1994 Juris Doctorate

    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi

    • Honors: Moot Court Board

    • Law Journal: Mississippi Law Journal, Articles Editor, 1993 - 1994

  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, June, 1991, B.A.

    • Honors: Cum Laude

    • Major: History  

CLASSES/SEMINARS TAUGHT

  • Insurance Law in Mississippi, Current Issues & Recurring Themes, Barristers Educational Services, 2004

  • Premises Liability Update, DRI Southern Convention, Defense Research Institute, 2006

  • Ethical Quandries, Quick Tips for Mississippi Litigators, Barristers Educational Services, 2007

  • Quick Tips for Interpreting and Using Medical Records, Litigation Nuts & Bolts, Barristers Educational Services, 2008

  • Evidence in Trial Practice, Barristers Educational Services, 2011

  • Introduction to the Deposition Process, Mississippi Defense Lawyers' Association, 2013, 2015

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2015

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Mississippi Bar Association, 1994 - Present 

  • Bar Commissioner (2004-07)

  • Mississippi Bar Foundation Fellow (2017)

  • Lafayette County Bar Association, 1994 - Present 

  • President (2002-03)

  • Tri-County Junior Bar, 1994 - 2004

  • President (1995-97)

  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, 1994 - Present 

  • President (2010)

  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, 2001 - Present 

  • Defense Research Institute

  • American Inns of Court, 1999 - Present 

  • American Board of Trial Advocacy, 2011 - Present 

GOODLOE T. LEWIS

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662-234-4000

glewis@hickmanlaw.com

Goodloe T. Lewis

PARTNER   |   OXFORD, MS

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