Charles H. Russell III
Charles H. Russell III
Jackson Office
Phone: 601.968.5580
Fax: 601.968.5593
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Mississippi State and Federal Courts
Professional Organizations and Special Designations
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
Capital Area Bar Association
Fifth Circuit Bar Association
Civic and Charitable Interests
Habitat for Humanity
Member of St. James Episcopal Church
Notable Cases and Professional Accomplishments
Baker v. Canadian National/Illinois Central R.R.,2008 WL 2747464, (5th Cir. July 16, 2008)
McCarty v. Illinois Central R.R., 75 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 1045 (S.D.Miss., February26, 2008)
McCarty v. Illinois Central R.R., 2008 WL 872327, (S.D.Miss., March 27, 2008)
King v. Illinois Central R.R., 346 F.3d 539 (5th Cir. 2003)
King v. Illinois Central R.R., 337 F.3d 550, 62 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. (5th Cir. 2003)
Birrages v. Illinois Central R.R., 950 So.2d 188, 194 (Miss.Ct.App.2006)
ABOUT Charles H. Russell III

Charlie Russell was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2001 and is a shareholder in the firm's Jackson office. His practice is concentrated on railroad, transportation and general litigation at the trial and appellate levels. He has wide experience in litigating railroad claims. He has obtained defense verdicts, summary judgments and other successful outcomes for his clients in Mississippi State and Federal courts. He also has wide experience coordinating the national defense of specific types of railroad claims filed pursuant to the Federal Employers Liability Act. Mr. Russell obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi in 1997. He obtained his JD (magna cum laude) from Mississippi College School of Law in 2001 where he served as a member and Articles Editor for the Mississippi College Law Review. He is admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Mississippi, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and has been admitted pro hac vice in other jurisdictions.