James P. Wilson, Jr.


Jim Wilson practices in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, collections, banking and financial institutions and general litigation. He primarily focuses his practice on matters related to bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, where he assists clients in state court and bankruptcy court in enforcing rights under various types of security documents relating to commercial and personal property, as well as related litigation. Mr. Wilson is active in representing creditors in consumer bankruptcy cases, as well as business reorganizations.




  • University of Mississippi, B.B.A., 1994
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1997


  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Lowndes County Bar Association
  • The American Bankruptcy Institute
  • International Association of Credit and Collection Professionals
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference
  • Alabama State Bar Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section


  • Case Note, “Medical Malpractice – Jury Instructions – ‘Mere Error of Judgment’ Language is No Longer Appropriate in Medical Malpractice Jury Instructions,” 65 Mississippi Law Journal 171 (1995)

Other Achievements/Awards

  • Mississippi Law Journal, Executive Notes and Comments Editor, 1996-1997; Staff, 1995-1996
  • Ott, Purdy Outstanding Casenote Award, 1995
  • Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity
  • Lowndes County Bar Association, Past President
  • Golden Triangle Division of Mississippi Bar Association, Past President
  • Young Lawyers Division
  • Mississippi Bar Association Litigation and General Practice Section, Past Member of Executive Committee
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2011, 2014
  • Best Lawyers, 2011-2014

Court Admissions

  • All state and federal courts: Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Pro Bono Work

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • United Way of Lowndes County


  • Annunciation Catholic Church
  • United Way of Lowndes County
      Campaign Chairman, President 2008-2009, Executive Committee, 2009-2010
  • Leadership Mississippi, Graduate

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • Alabama
  • Tennessee


  • Mississippi: 1997
  • Tennessee: 1997
  • Alabama: 2000