Christopher G. Dunnells is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Mississippi as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
Christopher was a Centennial Scholar and member of the Ina E. Gordy Honors College at Mississippi University for Women, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in 2011. He received his Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law in 2014 and his Masters of Business Administration from Mississippi College in 2015.
In 2020, Christopher became the youngest of only a handful of practicing attorneys in Mississippi to be awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating from both his peers (AV-Preeminent) and his clients (Client Champion Platinum). He has received certifications from both Harvard University and Yale University, is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and has received a specialization in “Negotiation, Mediation, and Conflict Resolution” from Essec Business School.
Christopher is a member of the Defense Research Institute, Transportation Lawyers Association, Trucking Insurance Defense Association, Rotary Club of Jackson, and the Greater Jackson Chamber, among others. He also coaches the American Association for Justice’s moot court team for Mississippi College School of Law.
Christopher’s practice focuses on general insurance defense, including trucking defense, premises liability, personal injury, and professional malpractice.
He lives in Jackson, Mississippi with his wife, Caylan, and son, Jordan.
Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, MS, May 2015, MBA
Honors: Cum Laude
Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, MS, May 2014, JD
Honors: Cum Laude
Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS, May 2011, BBA
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2015
U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2015
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2015
United States Supreme Court, 2020
American Bar Association
Mississippi Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
Transportation Lawyers Association
Trucking Insurance Defense Association
Capital Area Bar Association
Jackson Young Lawyers Association
Rotary Club of Jackson
Greater Jackson Chamber
Trucking, Insurance Defense, Premises Liability, Commercial Litigation, Contract Disputes, General Business Law