Douglas R. Duke

Shell Buford, PLLC
Natchez, Mississippi 39120

601-932-4118

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Areas Of Practice

Civil
Construction
Contract
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Workplace

 
 



DOUGLAS R. DUKE, (Member) born Fort Bragg, North Carolina, April 11, 1945; admitted to bar, 1970, Mississippi. Education: University of Mississippi (B.A., 1967; J.D., 1970). Delta Theta Phi. Instructor, Jackson School of Law, 1973-1975. Member: Hinds County and American Bar Associations; Mississippi State Bar; Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. Certified Mediator for cases in all Mississippi State Forums (State and Federal), including Mississippi Workers' Compensation Cases.


Mr. Duke has extensive experience in defending catastrophic or industry-wide litigation, including asbestos and pesticide lawsuits and the defense of general malpractice and liability claims. He is Admitted to practice in all State courts in Mississippi; The United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi; The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and The Supreme Court of The United States of America. Mr. Duke has also developed expertise in the defense of professional liability, products liability and "bad faith" actions against insurers for denial of coverage. Mr. Duke’s experience includes administrative law practice before the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission, the Mississippi Public Service Commission and the Interstate Commerce Commission.

Experience, Knowledge, Ability, Qualifications and Resources


Shell Buford, PLLC, is an AV rated civil practice firm that represents their clients in all state and federal courts and administrative agencies throughout the entire State of Mississippi. The firm is primarily a defense litigation firm providing insurance companies, local and national corporations, professionals, entities and individuals with a broad range of legal services and litigation representation. 

 

The attorneys and staff at Shell Buford, PLLC, have the experience, knowledge, ability, qualifications and resources to handle difficult and complicated legal matters while striving to provide our clients with the most comprehensive, cost-effective and professional representation possible.  The attorneys at Shell Buford, PLLC, work with our clients to develop an initial theory of defense strategy, to establish goals and methods to carry out successful objectives and to provide a comprehensive analysis of each claim, including evaluation reports and recommendations as established by each client’s personal needs.  The firm recognizes that all insurance companies, businesses and persons involved in litigation require specialized care and experienced, qualified legal counsel are essential to the successful resolution of legal matters for our clients.

632 Lakeland East
 
Suite A 


Flowood, MS. 39110



OTHER LOCATION:

42 CR 302

Oxford, MS. 38655  
  

Phone:    601-932-4118



Fax:        601-932-4860



Email:     [email protected]