James M. Priest Jr.

Location: Ridgeland, Mississippi
Phone: 601-352-5700
Fax: 601-352-5353
Email: Email Me


Jamie Priest is from the small town of Liberty in Amite County, Mississippi. He began his legal career representing large corporations and insurance companies. In 2000, Jamie joined his current partners at their former firm where their practice focused on representing people who had been injured by dangerous products and the carelessness of others. Jamie and his partners formed Gill, Ladner & Priest, PLLC in 2005, and their focus has remained on representing individual clients who have been harmed by others.


Jamie has extensive experience in litigation involving complex legal and medical issues. Among other types of cases, his current cases involve industrial accidents, medical injuries, insurance disputes, and employment discrimination. In addition to his normal practice, Jamie also represents clients pro bono in consumer protection, family law and civil rights matters.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Wyoming, 1998
  • Mississippi, 1999


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, University, Mississippi
    • J.D. cum laude – 1997
  • University of Mississippi, University, MS
    • B.A. summa cum laude – 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • Mississippi Association for Justice

Send us an e-mail or call 601.352.5700  to schedule an appointment.