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
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit

Distinctions

  • Outstanding Service Award, Jackson Young Lawyers, 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®- Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 2014-2017
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Rising Stars, 2015-2016
  • Mississippi Bar, Leadership Forum, 2016

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

  • 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).
  • Day v. Wyeth, LLC, et al., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 126095 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 4, 2013) (dismissing prescription drug personal injury case for failure to prosecute).
  • Hall v. Wyeth, LLC, et al., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129671 (S.D. Miss. Aug. 20, 2013) (dismissing prescription drug personal injury case for failure to prosecute), adopted by 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129669 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 11, 2013).
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Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Co-Author, “Alabama No Longer an Outlier State: Legislature Says ‘No’ To Innovator Liability,” Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association Quarterly, Spring 2016.
  • Presenter, “Finding Leverage in the Weeds: A Guide to E-Discovery,” Eaton Corporation E-Discovery CLE, Mississippi College School of Law, November 2015.
  • Presenter, “Electronic Discovery: Recent Developments & Trends,” University of MS School of Law, October 2015.
  • Presenter, “The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit,” National Business Institute, Jackson, MS, September 2015.
  • ​Presenter, “eDiscovery: A Refresher,” Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project Annual CLE Seminar, July 2015. 
  • Panelist, “Ethics in eDiscovery: Practical Perspectives,” University of Mississippi School of Law E-Discovery CLE Program, October 2014.
  • Presenter, "A Primer on E-Discovery," Mississippi State Bulldog Lawyer CLE Seminar, October 2014.
  • Presenter, "eDiscovery: Start to Finish," Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project Annual CLE Seminar, July 2014.
  • Author, "Finding Leverage in the Weeds: A Guide to E-Discovery," The Mississippi Lawyer, Vol. LX, No. 1, Fall 2013.
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