I am personally familiar with John H. Dollarhide's legal acumen, and can attest that he exceeds all expectations. John is ethical, knowledgeable and always carries himself in the manner demanded by the profession.
Corporate Counsel via Martindale-Hubbell®

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Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2010
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Mississippi: Southern, Northern
    • Michigan: Eastern
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit


  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®- Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 2014-2017
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2015-2020
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, 2021
    • Ones to Watch, Financial Services Regulation Law, 2021
  • Mississippi Business Journal, Top 50 Under 40, 2021
  • Mississippi Bar, Leadership Forum, 2016
  • Outstanding Service Award, Jackson Young Lawyers, 2014

Education & Honors

  • Mississippi College, J.D., summa cum laude, 2010
    • Articles Editor, Mississippi College Law Review
    • Moot Court Board
    • Am Jur Awards in 12 legal areas
    • Internship, Federal District Judge Daniel P. Jordan, III, Southern District of Mississippi
    • Internship, Federal Magistrate Judge James C. Sumner, Southern District of Mississippi
  • Mississippi State University, B.S., Psychology, magna cum laude, 2005


  • Magnolia Air Conditioning & Supply Co., LLC, et al. v. Richard East, et al., Rankin County Circuit Court, 2017 (second-chaired this trade secrets and unfair competition jury trial that was sent to the jury and resolved during deliberations).
  • Estate of Corrine Anthony v. Regions Bank, Washington County Chancery Court, August 2017 (summary judgment granted to client financial institution on alleged liability for forged signatures).
  • Kalantzis v. Love Irrigation, Inc., Madison County Justice Court, 2016 (defense verdict and award of attorneys’ fees on counterclaim in one-day bench trial in breach of contract case).
  • Crawford v. Regions Bank, American Arbitration Association, Jackson, MS, 2015 (arbitrator found for lender on attorneys’ fees counterclaim and against claimant in demand for payment of $750,000 “lost” loan proceeds).
  • Winston County NAACP, et al. v. Winston County Board of Supervisors, et al., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96531 (N.D. Miss. July 16, 2014) (dismissing Voting Rights Act dispute based on mootness).
  • Hederman Brothers, LLC v. Paul T. Brown, Madison County Circuit Court (Miss. April 30, 2014) (summary judgment granted in suit on personal guaranty and dismissing counterclaims).
  • Hancock County Board of Supervisors, et al. v. Ruhr, et al., 568 Fed. App’x 295 (5th Cir. 2014) (affirming dismissal of Voting Rights Act dispute based on mootness).
  • Whitener, et al. v. Pliva, Inc., et al., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57452 (E.D. La. Apr. 22, 2014) (in role as national coordinating counsel, summary judgment granted to brand manufacturer for lack of product identification and failure of innovator liability theory in metoclopramide litigation).
  • Eilers, et al. v. Sachdeva, et al., Pike County Circuit Court (Miss. Feb. 24, 2014) (granting 12(b)(6) motion of electronic medical billing software defendant and dismissing with prejudice).
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Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Co-Presenter, “Commercial Litigation/Contract Disputes,” MSCPA Industry Conference, October 2019.
  • Presenter, "Effective Utilization of Technology, MS Bar Bridge the Gap: New Lawyer CLE Program," September 2017.
  • Author: “Fast Pitch: Young Lawyers Hone Business Development Skills at Seminar,” DRI For the Defense, August 2017.
  • Presenter, “Practicing Attorneys Panel,” E-Discovery CLE, Mississippi College School of Law, January 2017.
  • Author, “E-Discovery: Obtaining Electronically Stored Information,” Mississippi Practice Series, Mississippi Civil Procedure, Vol. 1, 2016-2017.
  • Moderator, “Ethics in E-Discovery: Practical Considerations, A Panel Discussion,” Electronic Discovery: Recent Developments & Trends CLE, University of Mississippi School of Law, September 2016. 
  • Co-Author, “Alabama No Longer an Outlier State: Legislature Says ‘No’ To Innovator Liability,” Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association Quarterly, Spring 2016.
  • Co-Author, “Alabama No Longer An Outlier State: Legislature says ‘No’ to Innovator LiabilityPro Te: Solutio, Vol. 8 No. 3, December 2015.
  • Presenter, “Finding Leverage in the Weeds: A Guide to E-Discovery,” Eaton Corporation E-Discovery CLE, Mississippi College School of Law, November 2015.
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