M. James "Jim" Weems

M. James "Jim" Weems

Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A.

Recognized since 2019

Jackson, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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Jim Weems is a shareholder in the Jackson office of Daniel Coker Horton & Bell. He focuses his practice in the areas of General Litigation and Hospitality. When asked about his approach to a new matter, Jim says, “When entrusted with a new case by a client, I treat it as if I was a shepherd. That case may be one of many on my list, but to the client, it is the most important thing in the world. And I will treat it that way, from the beginning until I have taken it all the way through to the end.”


  • 4400 Old Canton Road, Suite 400
    P.O. Box 1084
    Jackson, MS 39215-1084


  • Emory University , J.D., graduated 1991
  • Mississippi State University, B.A., graduated 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1991


  • Mississippi Defense Lawyer Association - Member
  • Rankin County Bar Association - Member
  • The Mississippi Bar - Member

Court Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Special Focus

  • COVID-19


  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

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