For over fifteen years with Wells Marble & Hurst, Kevin Rogers has advised and defended clients in a wide-range of matters, including property, life, health and disability matters, ERISA and employee benefits, banking and finance, and commercial disputes. Kevin also has extensive expertise in the enforcement of arbitration agreements in state and federal court. Kevin has an active business and commercial collection practice and has frequently represented creditors in obtaining and recovering judgments against debtors, as well as protecting creditors’ rights in bankruptcy court proceedings. He uses his broad range of litigation experience to provide advice to small companies on business practices, including the drafting and preparation of contracts designed to protect his clients’ interests and minimize the risk of future litigation.
Kevin is admitted to practice in Mississippi and Alabama state and federal courts. Kevin also has an active appellate practice and has prepared briefs in over fifteen different appellate proceedings in state and federal courts, including before the Mississippi Supreme Court and the Fifth, Sixth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals. He has also orally argued cases before the Fifth Circuit and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Kevin enjoys speaking to business groups. He has lectured to groups regarding employee benefits and ERISA, as well as to commercial landlords and property managers during on landlord and tenant law issues. Kevin also was a co-author for the Fifth Circuit chapter of the ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits published by the ABA, 2016 Edition, and will be a co-author for the same section on the forthcoming 2017 Edition.
Kevin was born and raised in Meridian, Mississippi, and he earned a B.A. in English from Mississippi College, magna cum laude, and a J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law, magna cum laude. During law school, he was the Chief Executive Editor of the Mississippi College Law Review, which completed nearly two years of work during his final year of law school, and Kevin’s case note was selected for publication by the Editorial Board.Areas of Practice