Leo J. Carmody, Jr.
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Leo Carmody joined Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC in 2010, and is located in our Oxford, MS, office.

Leo's practice focuses on civil litigation and appellate matters, with an emphasis on insurance litigation, industrial accidents, toxic torts, environmental matters, medical malpractice, pharmaceutical litigation, and personal & professional liability.


Areas of Practice:
Appellate Practice
Municipal & Government Liability, including Section 1983 & Title VII Litigation
Environmental Law
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Litigation
Industrial Accidents
Medical Malpractice
Pharmaceutical Litigation
Professional Liability Defense
Toxic Tort / Environmental Litigation
Bar Admissions:

Mississippi, 2002
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Mississippi, 2002
U.S. District Court - Southern District of Mississippi, 2002
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2002
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
University of Mississippi School of Law
Oxford, MS, J.D., 2002
Honors:cum laude
Moot Court, Executive Board Member
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC, B.A., 1996
Majors: English and Political Science
"Section 1983 Litigation: An Overview” (MDLA Quarterly, Fall, 2010)
"Stone Broke and Loving It! A Beginner's Guide to Federal Bankruptcy Jurisdiction” (MDLA Quarterly, Summer 2005)

"Judge Not Lest Ye Be Judged?” (MDLA Quarterly, Spring 2006)

"Who Said Love Doesn't Cost A Thing? The Continuing Viability of Alienation of Affection Claims” (MDLA Quarterly, Spring 2008)

"The Truth Shall Set You Free … Assuming, Of Course, That The Other Side Lied About It In The First Place” (MDLA Quarterly, Fall 2009)

            Martindale Hubbell Rating AV

            Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star 2011 and 2012

            Mid-South Super Lawyer 2013 - Present

            Executive Board Member, Moot Court Board

Member, Journal of National Security Law

American Jurisprudence Award, Constitutional Law, Spring 2000

Senior Staff Columnist, The Daily Mississippian, 2000-2002

Mark of Excellence (MOE) Award, General Column Writing Society of

Professional Journalists, 2002

Staff Writer, The Daily Tar Heel, 1994-1996
Professional Associations and Memberships:

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

The Mississippi Bar

Lafayette County Bar Association

Tri-County Young Lawyers



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