• Super Lawyers Rocky Wilkins Award
  • Super Lawyers 2019 Award
  • Rocky Wilkins Martindale-Hubbell Noteable Award

Biography Overview

Rocky Wilkins was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1996 and the University of Mississippi School Of Law in 1999.

Mr. Wilkins practiced personal injury law at his own law firm in Jackson, Mississippi for over 15 years before joining Morgan and Morgan in May 2017 as a partner with the firm.

Mr. Wilkins focuses primarily on personal injury, product liability, automobile accident litigation, 18-wheeler cases, premises liability, and fire cases. Mr. Wilkins has had involvement with litigation regarding Baycol, the Rouse Polymerics Plant explosion in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and the Lakeview Manor Apartment fire that resulted in the deaths of four children.

Mr. Wilkins has tried over 45 cases to verdict and obtained several substantial jury verdicts in his career, including some in excess of $1 million. Mr. Wilkins has been a featured speaker at numerous seminars on the topics of trial practice, personal injury litigation, and evidence. He also taught Trial Practice as an adjunct professor at Mississippi College School of Law.

Mr. Wilkins is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, Mississippi Association for Justice, and the American Board of Trial Advocates and was chosen as a Super Lawyer from 2014-2021 and Rising Star from 2009-2012 in the area of personal injury. He is the co-host of Law Call, which is a live weekly television show to discuss legal topics and answer questions from viewers.


Practice Areas

  • Fire and Burn Injuries
  • Car Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Trucking Accidents

Memberships

  • Mississippi Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, University, J.D., 1999
  • University of Mississippi B.A. 1996
Recent successes
$250,000.00
Verdict
Shirley Johnson v. State Auto Insurance CompanyCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$723,000.00
Verdict
Lindsay M. Lynn v. Isaac D. Phipps and Sarah Wilson Trucking, LLCCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$1,450,000.00
Settlement
Private SettlementCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$1,200,000.00
Settlement
Private SettlementCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$4,999,117.00
Verdict
Frederick Osby v. L&T Construction, LLCCommercial Semi Truck Accident Lawyers
$210,000.00
Verdict
Robert Williams v. Ronald B. GrahamCommercial Semi Truck Accident Lawyers
$30,000.00
Verdict
Aaron Adams v. Shawn CollinsCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$2,000,000.00
Verdict
Kirkland v. BarnettCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$3,500,000.00
Verdict
Robinson v. Express Freight, Inc. et alCommercial Semi Truck Accident Lawyers
$3,500,000.00
Verdict
Franklin v. Dugda and Skymile LogisticsCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys

Recent Successes

  • Shirley Johnson v. State Auto Insurance Company

    $250,000.00

    Verdict -

  • Lindsay M. Lynn v. Isaac D. Phipps and Sarah Wilson Trucking, LLC

    $723,000.00

    Verdict -

  • Private Settlement

    $1,450,000.00

    Settlement -

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