Holcomb Dunbar - North Mississippi Attorneys
  • Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys
  • Holcomb Dunbar North Mississipi Attorneys
  • Holcomb Dunbar - North Mississippi Attorneys
  • Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys
  • Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys
  • Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys
  • Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys

Regional law firm with offices in

Oxford and Jackson


Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys is a regional law firm offering a full range of legal services to clients across Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama.

Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys

400 Enterprise Drive, Oxford, Mississippi

460 Briarwood Drive, Suite 400, Jackson, Mississippi

North Mississippi Attorneys

Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys was formed by the merger of two law firms in Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1970. The firm, however, traces its roots to John W. Cutrer who founded one of the predecessors to the current firm in 1885.  Today, Holcomb Dunbar prides itself as a regional law firm with Offices in Oxford, Mississippi and Jackson, Mississippi.

The attorneys of Holcomb Dunbar possess exceptional educational accomplishments and a passion for engaging and resolving the most challenging legal issues. Providing the best legal representation with diligence, dispatch and integrity is our creed. Holcomb Dunbar sets as its highest priority sensitivity to its clients’ needs, and utilizes the best available computer and communication technology to maximize efficiency and lower costs, without compromising its commitment to professional excellence.

Holcomb Dunbar, and many of its members individually, possess the highest rating given attorneys by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (AV) for legal ability and general recommendations.

Members have also been admitted by peer invitation to membership in the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and The American College of Trial Lawyers. One member of the Firm as been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 26 consecutive years.

As a regional law firm, the attorneys at Holcomb Dunbar are admitted to practice in state and/or federal courts in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and Tennessee and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Holcomb Dunbar is a member of TAGlaw, a worldwide alliance of law firms. With 140 member firms based in nearly 100 countries, TAGlaw is the premier global network of independent law firms whose success is driven by broad, deep, local relationships all over the world. The TAGlaw alliance enables Holcomb Dunbar to use its local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions while drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms within the United States and around the world as needed. For more information go to TAGlaw.

The objective of Holcomb Dunbar is to provide clients with the expertise, experience and personal attention necessary to evaluate, fairly represent and defend the client’s best interests at reasonable expense throughout Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama.


Criminal Defense

Holcomb Dunbar defends clients from minor infractions and misdemeanors, such as traffic violations, possession, DUI, public drunkenness, to the most serious felonies including, narcotics possession and sales, larceny, embezzlement, assaults, and homicide.

Divorce & Family Law

Holcomb Dunbar provides counsel in all matters of domestic relations, including adoption, alimony, child custody, child support, divorce, and division of marital and non-marital assets.

Litigation - Insurance & Corporate

The Firm has established a reputation for successful litigation in commercial and insurance defense, products liability, business litigation and is approved counsel for many insurance companies.

Commercial Litigation and Transactions

Holcomb Dunbar's professional staff is highly competent in all aspects of commercial and corporate litigation, formation, operations, regulatory compliance and transactions.

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