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Josiah Coleman's Biography


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Carroll Gartin Justice Building
Post Office Box 117
Jackson, MS 39205

Carroll Gartin Justice Building
450 High Street
Jackson, MS 39201

Full Name:

Josiah Dennis Coleman




Wife: Ashleigh; 3 Children

Home City:

Fentress, MS

JD, School of Law, University of Mississippi, 1996-1999

BA, History/Philosophy, University of Mississippi, 1991-1995

Candidate, Justice, Mississippi State Supreme Court, District 3 Place 3, 2020

Associate Justice, Mississippi State Supreme Court, District 3 Place 3, 2013-present

Former Intern, Policy Research, Mississippi Secretary of State

Former Law Clerk, United States Magistrate Judge S. Allan Alexander, Oxford

Attorney, Hickman Goza & Spragins, Professional Limited Liability Company, 2007-2012

Attorney, Dunbar Davis, Professional Limited Liability Company, 2004-2007

Attorney, Holland Ray Upchurch & Hillen, Professional Association, 2001-2004

Member, American Inns of Court

Former Member, Board of Deacons, College Hill Presbyterian Church, Oxford

Former Member, Board of Directors, International Guest House, Oxford

Former Treasurer, Criminal Law Society, University of Mississippi School of Law

Member, Defense Research Institute

Member, Lafayette County Bar Association

Member, Mississippi Bar Association

Member, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Former Treasurer, Moot Court Board, University of Mississippi School of Law

Volunteer Firefighter, Toccopola Volunteer Fire Department, Pontotoc County