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AV PREEMINENT RATED - As a former insurance defense trial attorney, he knows the strengths–and weaknesses–of the companies and employers he faces. With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Bowden is a highly qualified personal injury lawyer who knows how to help accident victims receive the full financial compensation they deserve. His team is focused, dedicated, and sensitive to each client’s needs. Mr. Bowden has been practicing law since 1988 in a wide range of litigation fields. His specialized practice includes Mississippi Workers’ Compensation litigation, automobile accident litigation, 18-wheeler accident litigation, Longshoreman and Harbor Workers’ Compensation litigation, Jones Act/Admiralty/General Maritime law litigation, employment law litigation (EEOC, FMLA, FLSA, Rehabilitation Act, FECA), Social Security Disability, civil service litigation, insurance – bad faith litigation, Section 1983 Civil Rights litigation, premises liability and product liability. He also has experience with False Claims Act (Qui Tam) claims and federal whistleblower prohibited personnel practice claims.

Contact & Links
  • 8927 Lorraine Road, Suite 204-B
    Gulfport, MS 39503
  • English
  • University of Mississippi, J.D., graduated 1987
  • Belhaven University, Political Science & History, graduated 1984
  • Yale University, International Politics
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 1987
Court Admissions
  • All Mississippi Courts
  • United States District Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Other Courts Pro Hac Vice

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
  • AV Preeminent Attorney, 2010-2021
  • America’s Most Honored Lawyers Top 1%, 2020
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 1%, 2016-2021
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals, 2016-2021
  • AV Preeminent Judicial Edition, 2013 – 2021
  • Best Law Firms: Metro Tier 1 Rankings by State, 2020-2022
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law

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