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Roxanne P. Case
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Roxanne P. Case

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Roxanne Case’s practice primarily involves workers’ compensation defense, including the handling of all matters before the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission, as well as workers’ compensation opinions, appellate work, and also general insurance defense.

Roxanne is currently serving on the Steering Committee for the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Association. She also serves on the MWCEA Kids’ Chance Scholarship and Fundraising Committee.  She also serves as a statewide mediator in a program administered by the Administrative Law Section of The Mississippi Bar and Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission.  Previously, she has served as Past Chair, Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and on the Executive Committee of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Mississippi Bar.

In 2015, Roxanne was named to the Women Leaders in Law which was featured in Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business according to Martindale Hubbell. In addition, she was selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America in 2015. She has been selected as a Mid-South Super Lawyer since 2013 and by Best Lawyers in America since 2014 for litigation and workers’ compensation for employers. Roxanne was also named one of the “Top 50 Women Mid-South Super Lawyers” in 2014. Roxanne was selected as a Mid-South Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine from 2010-2012. In 2011, Roxanne was named to the Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40”. Additionally in 2011, Roxanne was named among the Mississippi Business Journal’s Top Ten “Leaders in Law” Lawyer of the Year from Mississippi’s top 50 lawyers.

Roxanne received her Bachelor of Engineering degree from Mississippi State University in 1994. Following her undergraduate career, Roxanne attended Mississippi College School of Law as a Herrin-Hess Scholar for three years earning her J.D. in 1997.

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Health Care Representation
  • Litigation and Insurance Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Trucking Accident Defense
  • Workers’ Compensation Defense
Litigation Percentage
  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1997
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
Education
  • Mississippi College School of Law
    • Jackson, Mississippi, J.D., 1997
    • Honors: Herrin-Hess Scholar
  • Mississippi State University
    • Starkville, Mississippi
    • Bachelor of Engineering, 1994
Honors and Awards
  • Named Best Lawyer in America 2014-2019 for Litigation- Insurance and Workers’ Compensation- Employers
  • “Women Leaders in Law” 2015 by Legal Leaders and Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mississippi Business Journal 2011 “Leaders in Law”
  • Named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star List for 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Named as a Mid-South Super Lawyer for 2013-2018
  • Named as a Top 50 Women Mid-South Super Lawyer 2014
  • Named one of Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” for 2011
  • 10.0 AVVO rating
  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell rating
Published Works Reported Cases
  • Turner v. Entergy Mississippi, Inc., 139 So. 3rd 1145 (Miss. Ct. App. 2014)
  • Pinnacle Trust v. Babcock & Wilcox Power Gen. Group, U.S. District Court N.D., MS, Oct. 17, 2013, 2013 WL 5674381
  • Brock v. Wal-Mart, 105 So.3rd 1151 (Miss. Ct. App. 2012)
  • Winter v. Wal-MartSupercenter, 26 So. 3d 1086 (Miss. Ct. App. 2009)
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Patrick, 5 So. 3d 1119 (Miss Ct. App. 2008)
  • Edwards v. Wal-Mart, 930 So. 2d 1273 (Miss Ct. App. 2006)
Associations and Memberships
  • The Mississippi Bar, Administrative Law Section
    Statewide Mediator
  • The Mississippi Bar
    Workers’ Compensation Section
    2016-2017- Past Chair
    2015-2016- Chair
    2014-2015- Vice Chair
    2013-2014- Secretary
    2011-2013- Executive Committee Member
  • Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission
    Statewide Mediator
  • Litigation Counsel of America 2015-2017
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Association of Self-Insurers
  • Association of General Contractors – member

Local Affiliations:

  • American Heart Association “Go Red for Women”
    Member Executive Leadership Committee for Annual Luncheon- May 2015
  • Madison-Ridgeland Academy
    Board of Trustees (2008-2014)
    President 2011-2012; 2012-2013; 2013-2014
    Secretary 2010-2011
    Member 2008-2010
    Strategic Planning Committee- Finance Chair 2015-2016
  • Member of Broadmoor Baptist Church
  • Young Life- Jackson/Madison/Ridgeland Committee Member
Seminars
  • University of Mississippi Medical-Legal Seminar- “Transitioning Away from Opiates as a First-Line Response to Pain — What Does That Look Like and How Will the Opioid-Prescribing Guidelines Facilitate the Transition?” June 15, 2018
  • Advanced Issues in Workers’ Compensation- Ethics- July 2017
  • Mississippi College School of Law MWCEA Seminar- October 2015
  • Advanced Workers’ Compensation- “Navigating Your Case at the MWCC- Procedural and Legal Aspects”, December 2014, July 2015
  • Mississippi Workers’ Compensation CLE Seminar -“Protecting Your Client’s Interest Through Professionalism”, June 2015
  • Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association, “Restaurant University”- Panel speaker: “Creating a Safe Workplace”, June 2014
  • Mississippi Association of Self Insurers Fall Conference Panelist- 2012
  • Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference Panelist- 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Mississippi Workers’ Compensation 3-Part Course 4/2006 – Claims Forms and Reporting Requirements
  • IWLA- Webinar Detecting Workers’ Compensation Fraud- Nov. 2011
Birth Information
  • Jackson, Mississippi
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