JOEL J. HENDERSON
241 Main Street
P.O. Box 778
POSITION: Managing Partner
PRACTICE-AREAS: Maritime Law; Personal Injury Law; Workers
Compensation Law; Wills; Probate; General Litigation.
ADMITTED: 1974, Mississippi and U.S. District Court, Northern
District of Mississippi; 1975, U.S. District Court, Southern District
of Mississippi, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida,
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th, 7th, 8th and llth Circuits and U.S. District
Court, Western District of Louisiana
LAW-SCHOOL: University of Mississippi (J.D., 1974)
COLLEGE: Tulane University of Louisiana (B.A., 1971)
TEXT: Phi Delta Phi; Phi Kappa Phi. Member, Moot Court Board.
Law Clerk to Chief Justice Harry G. Walker, Jr., Mississippi Supreme
MEMBER: Washington County (President, 1992) and American Bar
Associations; Mississippi State Bar; Maritime Law Association of the
BORN: July 11, 1949, Greenville, Mississippi
REPORTED-CASES: Feeder Line Towing
Service, Inc. vs. Toledo, P.W.R.R. Co., 539 F.2d 1107 (7th Cir. 1976);
Tennessee Valley Sand & Gravel Co. vs. m/v Delta, 598 F.2d 930, on
rehearing 604 F.2d 13 (5th Cir. 1979); Flowers Transportation, Inc.
vs. American River Transp. Co., 485 F.Supp. 731 (N.D. Miss. 1980);
Hlodan vs. Ohio Barge Line, Inc., 611 F.2nd 71 (5th Cir. 1980); Volkswagen
of America, Inc., vs. Novak, 418 So.2d 801 (Miss. 1982); Agri-Trans
Corp. vs. Gladders Barge Line, Inc., 721 F.2d 1005 (5th Cir. 1983);
Apac-Arkansas vs. Tugboat Melissa L., 613 F.Supp. 1532 (W.D. Ark.
1985); In re: Magnolia Marine Transp. Co. (M/V Hal D. Miller), 1987
A.M.C. 1167 (D.Kan. 1986); Stokes vs. Janoush Towing, Inc., 685 F.Supp.
198 (E.D. Ark. 1988); Daniel vs. Ergon, Inc., 892 F.2d 403 (5th Cir.
1990); In the Matter of the Extension of Boundaries of the City of
Vicksburg, Ms. vs. Magnolia Marine Transport Company, et al, 560 So.2d
713 (Miss. 1990).