The moments when you find yourself needing legal counsel can be the most strenuous ones in your life. The Jackson Free press aims to simplify the process of finding an attorney who can help you with whatever situation you may be facing. Through your votes, we have compiled a list of your favorite lawyers and law firms for our Best of Jackson Legal ballot.
Best Lawyer/Best Defense Attorney: Carlos Moore
(Cochran Firm Mississippi Delta; 100 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland; 877-227-9920; cochranfirm.com)
Carlos Moore, managing partner of the Cochran Firm Mississippi Delta, which Moore's own Tucker Moore Group, LLP, merged with in January 2019, has been practicing for 17 years since 2002.
The Cochran Firm's founder, Johnnie Cochran, is a member of Moore's fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi, and a man Moore says he has looked up to for years.
"I've long admired Johnnie Cochran's work and aspired to be like him, Moore says. "He is a man of achievement, and I'm excited to be working him and to have more than 200 attorneys from his firm to assist me in my cases."