J. Collins Wohner, Jr.

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Collins handles complex appeals in state and federal court and appellate-related issues before trial courts in all types of civil cases. He served as law clerk to Judge William H. Barbour, Jr., United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, from 1986 to 1988.

Honors & Recognitions

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America (2011-19, Appellate Practice)
The Best Lawyers in America, Jackson, Mississippi, Lawyer of the Year (2017, Appellate Law)


•The Honorable William H. Barbour, Jr., United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1859  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., magna cum laude, with honors in English, 1981
Law School Attended:
Columbia University, J.D., 1986
Year of First Admission:
1987, Georgia; 1988, Mississippi

Community & Professional

•American Bar Association
•Capital Area Bar Association (2013-14, President)
•Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle Parish Council
•Federal Bar Association, past president
•Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Governor-at-Large - Mississippi
•Mississippi Opera Association, Board of Directors
•St. Dominic Health Services, Community Advisory Board
•St. Richard Catholic School, Advisory Council
•State Bar of Georgia
•The Mississippi Bar

French and German
Birth Information:
Jackson, Mississippi, 1959
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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