Lee Watt

Lee Watt

ATTORNEY AT LAW

Contact Me:

769-218-8026

Practice Areas:

  • Business
  • Real Estate

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 1983
  • University of Mississippi
    • Bachelor of Accountancy - 1981

Bar Admission

  • Mississippi, 1983
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Representative Cases

  • Terrell v. DeConna, 877 F.2d 1267, 1989, C.A.5 (Miss.), 1989103180
  • Estate of Osborn v. Gerling Global Life Ins. Co., 529 So.2d 169, 1988, Miss., 1988103015
  • Dykes v. Husqvarna Outdoor Products, N.A., Inc., 869 F.Supp.2d 749 (S.D. Miss. 2012)
  • DeJean v. DeJean and Hancock Bank, 982 So. 2d 443 (Miss. App. 2007)
  • Southeast Supply Header, LLC v. 47.75 Acres in Covington County, MS, 2008 WL 553019 (S.D. Miss. 2008)
  • Graves v. Dudley Maples, L.P., 950 So. 2d 1017 (Miss. 2007)
  • Scruggs, Millette, Bozeman & Dent, P.A. v. Merkel & Cocke, P.A., 910 So. 2d 1093 (Miss. 2005)
  • Missala Marine Services, Inc. v. Odom, 861 So. 2d 290 (Miss. 2003)
  • Ford v. Destin Pipeline Co., L.L.C., 809 So. 2d 573 (Miss. 2000)
  • In re Conservatorship of McGowen, 752 So. 2d 1078 (Miss. App. 1999)
  • Dedeaux v. J.I. Case Co., Inc., 611 So. 2d 880 (Miss. 1992)
  • Jackson Cnty. Sch. Bd. v. Osborn, 605 So. 2d 731 (Miss. 1992)
  • Bulloch v. City of Pascagoula, 574 So.2d 637 (Miss. 1990)

Honors

  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Past Positions

  • Jackson County Port Authority, Commissioner, Governor Appointee

Fraternities 

  • Phi Delta Phi

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • The Mississippi Bar, Ethics & Court Liaison and Judicial Administration Committees, Member
  • American Bar Association, Tort Litigation Committee, Member