William H. Cox, Jr., was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1961. His practice has been tailored to litigation defense with emphases on general product liability litigation, aviation litigation, premises litigation, insurance litigation, banking and business litigation, and wills and trusts litigation. William is active in numerous professional and civic organizations and served our country as an Air Force jet instructor pilot from 1956-58.

Honors & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Capital Area Bar Association, Past President
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Mississippi Law Journal
  • Moot Court Board
  • State Bar Commissioner
  • State Board of Bar Admissions
  • Products Liability Desk Reference, Contributing Associate Editor

Community & Professional

  • Defense Research Institute
  • First Presbyterian Church, Deacon Emeritus and Elder Emeritus
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association


Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, 1961

Bachelor's Degree: English, University of Mississippi, 1955