Christopher H. Corkern


Practice Focus

  • General Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Construction Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Personal Injury
  • Appellate


Mississippi College School of Law, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 2008

Millsaps College, Bachelor of Business Administration, 2005

Bar Admissions

Mississippi, 2008

U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • American Jurisprudence Award, Trial Practice
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Author: “Anti Up: Is It Time for Mississippi Practitioners to Put Their Bargaining Chips On the Collaborative Law Table?” – Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mississippi College School of Law
  • Moot Court Board, Mississippi College School of Law

Legal Experience

Chris has a broad practice range with extensive experience in representing clients in matters involving general litigation, employment and corporation defense, contracts, personal injury, premises liability, construction litigation, wills and estates, eminent domain and other related matters. He has litigated and tried numerous cases throughout the State of Mississippi and has represented clients in the Mississippi Court of Appeals, the Mississippi Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi.