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Lana E. Gillon

Member

For over 20 years, Lana has practiced with Wells Marble defending clients in a variety of lawsuits. She focuses her legal practice in the areas of insurance defense, premises liability, contract law, and municipalities. Lana also brings her experience as a prior practicing CPA to her defense practice. Her clients include insurance companies, large retailers, manufacturing companies, and more. She has represented insurers in alleged bad faith claims and regulatory matters. She also has tremendous experience in the areas of mass tort, wrongful death, property disputes, estate disputes, and commercial cases. This Clarksdale native earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from Delta State University and her J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she was a cum laude graduate and an Associate Editor with the Mississippi Law Journal.

Lana is active in her community and church.  She has two children who are currently attending Mississippi State University.

Areas of Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Municipalities
  • Contract Law
  • Premises Liability
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 1993
Education
  • University of Mississippi School of Law
    • Oxford, Mississippi, J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Member, Moot Court Board
    • Student Body, Secretary/Treasurer
    • Student Division of ABA
    • Law Journal: Mississippi Law Journal, Associate Editor, Indexing & Review
  • Delta State University
    • Cleveland, Mississippi, 1985, B.B.A.
    • Major: Accounting
Reported Cases
  • Knight’s Marine & Industrial Services, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
    • et al., 2012 WL 3174110 (Miss. Ct. App. Aug. 7, 2012)
  • Scott v. Hartford Life and Acc. Ins. Co.
    • 2012 WL 3202958 (S.D.Miss. August 03, 2012)
  • Tyree v. Hartford Life & Acc. Ins. Co.
    • 2012 WL 292239 (S.D. Miss. Jan. 31, 2012
  • Myatt v. Sun Life Assurance Co.
    • 2012 WL 5838709 (S.D. Miss. Nov. 2, 2012)
Associations and Memberships
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Madison Ridgeland Academy
    • Former Board of Trustees Member
Fraternities / Sororities
  • Phi Delta Pi
Birth Information
  • 1963, Clarksdale, Mississippi
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