Roxanne P. Case


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 a Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Association Director and former Steering Committee member. She also serves on the MWCEA Kids’ Chance Scholarship and Fundraising Committee.  In addition, she is an approved mediator for the mediation 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 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 Juris Doctorate in 1997.

Roxanne is married to Shaw Case and has two sons.

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
  • 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 2014-2024 for Litigation- Insurance and Workers’ Compensation- Employers
  • Named as Americas Most Honored Lawyers – Top 1% 2022
  • Named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star List for 2010- 2012
  • Named as a Mid-South Super Lawyer for 2013-2023 and is recognized as a 10 year+ Super Lawyer
  • Named as a Top 50 Women Mid-South Super Lawyer 2014
  • 10.0 AVVO rating
  • “Women Leaders in Law” 2015 by Legal Leaders and Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mississippi Business Journal 2011 “Leaders in Law”
  • Named one of Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” for 2011
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 2015-2019
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Association of Self-Insurers
  • Association of General Contractors – member
    • Director 2020
    • Steering Committee Board Member for MWCEA Annual Educational Conference 2017-2022

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
  • Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Summary and Update CLE- September 2019
  • 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
  • 2017 Risk Management Summit, Las Vegas, NV- “How to Control Risk Management”, Speaker- September 2017
  • 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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