Workers' Compensation

The Workers' Compensation Section helps its members keep abreast of developments in this rapidly growing area of legal practice via a section members only list serve. The Section is composed of attorneys who practice in the areas of unemployment compensation, social security, and workers' compensation. This Section strives to keep its members informed on current developments through publications and continuing legal education seminars. 


Kids' Chance of Mississippi

Kids' Chance of Mississippi is a scholarship fund established by the Mississippi Bar Foundation under the Workers' Compensation Section of The Mississippi Bar to provide scholarships for children between the ages of 17 and 23 who have had a parent killed or permanently and totally disabled on the job. Kids' Chance of Mississippi provides scholarships for students to attend vocational/technical school or college. The fund brings together all those involved in workers' compensation issues: the legal, medical and business communities. Visit Kids' Chance for more information about Kids' Chance Scholarship and Applications.
Kids' Chance Scholarship Fund Mediation Project generates fees that are applied to the Kids' Chance Scholarship Fund. Visit Kids' Chance Mediators for a list of participating mediators who have agreed to donate a portion of their fees to the Fund. 

Click here for more information about the Kids' Chance of Mississippi Scholarship Fund and application process. 

Workers' Compensation Section
2020-2021 Executive Committee

Shane Tompkins
Tompkins Law Firm
PO Box 1804
Columbus, MS 39703-1804
Phone: (662) 328-7557
Fax: (866) 594-2535

Vice Chair
Donald Moore
Franke & Salloum PLLC
P O Drawer 460
Gulfport, MS 39502-0460
Phone: (228) 868-7070
Fax: (228) 868-7090

Tristan Armer
Heidelberg Steinberger PA
711 Delmas Ave
Pascagoula, MS 39567-4224
Phone: (228) 762-8021
Fax: (228) 762-7589

Past Chair
Brett Ferguson
Schwartz & Assoc
136 Vineyard Blvd
Brandon, MS 39047-7102
Phone: (601) 988-8888
Fax: (601) 844-1215

Member at Large (8/2019-7/2021)
Marjorie Matlock
Holcomb Dunbar
PO Box 707
Oxford, MS 38655-0707
Phone: (662) 234-8775
Fax: (662) 238-7552

Member at Large (8/2019-7/2022)
Courtney Davis
Markow Walker PA
P O Box 13669
Jackson, MS 39236-3669
Phone: (601) 853-1911
Fax: (601) 853-8284

Member at Large (8/2020-7/2023)
Caroline Hommell
Reeves & Mestayer, PLLC
160 Main St
Biloxi, MS 39530-3806
Phone: (228) 374-5151
Fax: (228) 374-6630