Charles M. Merkel, III

Charles M. Merkel, III: Attorney with Merkel & Cocke, P.A. Attorneys At Law
Attorney Awards

Biography

Charles M. Merkel, III was born and raised in Clarksdale, MS. He attended the University of Mississippi for his undergraduate and law degrees, graduating with honors both times. While at Ole’ Miss as an undergraduate, he was awarded the Taylor Medal for English; this is the University’s highest academic honor, awarded to less than 1% of the student body. Upon graduation, he received the coveted position as a judicial law clerk for US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, Jackson Division.

Mr. Merkel joined Merkel & Cocke, P.A. in 2002, where he works with clients who have sustained serious injuries because of negligence, medical malpractice and defective products.

Mr. Merkel is on the board of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, and a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church. He is an avid outdoorsman and hunter, and spends his free time with his family.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Negligence
  • Appeals
  • Litigation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Toxic Torts
  • Professional Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
662-483-5034  Phone
(662) 627-9641  Phone
(662) 627-3592  Fax
www.merkel-cocke.com
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.A., summa cum laude, Taylor Medal Award Winner: English, 1995
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., cum laude, Chancellor’s Scholar, Moot Court Board Member, “Best Written Brief Award,” 1996, 1998
Year of First Admission:
1998
Admission:
1998, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1998, Mississippi
Birth Information:
Clarksdale, Mississippi, April 5, 1973
ISLN:
913988709
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (6 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.5/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.5/5.0
  • Communication

    4.5/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 05/14/14 in Personal Injury

    I have worked cases over the years with Charles M. Merkel and have always been impressed at the enthusiasm, professionalism, knowledge, skill and expertise that he exhibits in court, and in the legal profession in general.

    I have worked cases over the years with Charles M. Merkel and have always been impressed at the enthusiasm, professionalism, knowledge, skill and expertise that he exhibits in court, and in the legal profession in general. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 07/31/09 in Personal Injury


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