Roechelle Morgan Fortner – Webb Sanders & Williams

P.O. Box 496
Tupelo, MS 38802, United States

  • 662-844-2137
  • 662-842-3863

Practice/Organization Description

As a Member of Webb Sanders & Williams my practice is concentrated on first party insurance coverage matters including coverage investigation and litigation, professional liability, labor and employment law, special investigations (arson, fraud), automobile dealer defense, dram shop litigation, and complex personal injury defense. I am admitted to state and federal courts in Oklahoma (1998), Mississippi (2002), and Tennessee (2011). In addition to practicing law, I participate in educational seminars hosted by a variety of legal interest groups and provide focused client educational seminars, some of which have included : "Insurance Law Update,” The Republic Group, Dallas, Texas (2011); “Litigation 101,” Council on Litigation Management, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (2009); “Fundamentals of Litigation Management and Related Topics,” GEICO, Macon, Georgia (2009); “Fundamentals of Litigation Management,” Council on Litigation Management, Columbus, Ohio (2009); “Update on Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law in Mississippi,” Metropolitan Insurance Company (2007); Coverage and Claims in the Wake of Katrina,” University of Mississippi Insurance Symposium (2006); “Summary of Mississippi Insurance Coverage Law,” PIA/MCA Convention Continuing Education (2005).

Bar Admissions

Oklahoma (1998), Mississippi (2002), Tennessee (2011)

Education

University of Mississippi, BA Political Science (1993), University of Southern Mississippi, MS Political Science (1994), University of Tulsa College of Law, JD (1998)

Professional Associations & Memberships

Mississippi Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, Council on Litigation Management

Honors and Awards

Mid-South “Rising Star” in Insurance Coverage (2010)

Areas of Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Toxic Torts
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