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®

Biography – View PDF Bio

Associations

Bar Admissions

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

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®- Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 2014-2021
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2015-2020
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, 2021-2022
    • Ones to Watch, Financial Services Regulation Law, 2021-2022
  • 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

Experience

  • Second-chaired trade secrets and unfair competition jury trial that was sent to the jury and resolved during deliberations.
  • Summary judgment granted to client financial institution on alleged liability for forged signatures.
  • Defense verdict and award of attorneys’ fees on counterclaim in one-day bench trial in breach of contract case.
  • AAA arbitration in which arbitrator found for lender on attorneys’ fees counterclaim and against claimant in demand for payment of $750,000 “lost” loan proceeds.
  • Summary judgment granted in suit on personal guaranty and dismissing counterclaims, affirmed on appeal.
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act case, denying motion to remand and motion for leave to amend to plead damages less than jurisdictional amount as bad faith attempt to manipulate forum.
  • Summary judgment granted in slip-and-fall case.
  • Summary judgment, affirmed on appeal, in premises liability/toxic exposure case.
  • Judgment on the pleadings granted to defendant banks and mortgage servicers in wrongful foreclosure case.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Author, “E-Discovery: Obtaining Electronically Stored Information,” Mississippi Practice Series, Mississippi Civil Procedure, Vol. 1, 2021.
  • Co-Presenter, “Commercial Litigation/Contract Disputes,” CPA Industry Conference, October 2019.
  • Presenter, “Effective Utilization of Technology, 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, January 2017.
  • Moderator, “Ethics in E-Discovery: Practical Considerations, A Panel Discussion,” Electronic Discovery: Recent Developments & Trends CLE, September 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, November 2015.
  • Presenter, “Electronic Discovery: Recent Developments & Trends,” October 2015.
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*Admitted in MS. Admission pending in TN.