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Jason D. Herring


Tupelo, MS



Jason D. Herring is a sixth generation lifelong resident of Lee County, with a commitment to his family, community and legal profession. Jason is married to Angelia, and they have three children (Bethanne, Laiken and Jack Barton). Jason and his family are active members at Saltillo First United Methodist Church. Jason is an avid outdoorsman and his hobbies include hunting with family and friends, golf and boating.

Jason obtained his law degree from the University of Mississippi and immediately opened his own practice, focusing on litigation. He has been a trial lawyer his entire career. He is passionate about all aspects of trial practice, with extensive knowledge of the rules of evidence, as well as criminal and civil procedure. In 2012, Jason was chosen as a Member of the Board of Commissioners for the Mississippi Bar by his peers, representing all of the First Circuit Court District (Alcorn, Tishomingo, Prentiss, Pontotoc, Lee, Monroe and Itawamba Counties). Jason has a peer reviewed AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, rating him the highest possible in both legal ability and ethical standards.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Eighteen Wheeler Accidents
  • Estate/Probate
  • Municipal Law (City Attorney for the City of Saltillo 2005-2013; City Attorney for the City of Guntown 2009-2013)
  • General Civil Business Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2010


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 1998
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford
    • B.A. - 1995

Honors and Awards

  • Best of the Best Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Readers' Choice Award Law Firm Finalists
  • 2014 Daily Journal Reader’s Choice Award Winner
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • 2018 Daily Journal Reader’s Choice Award Winner

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mississippi Bar, Former member of the Board of Commissioners, 1st Circuit Court District
  • Lee County Bar Association, Present

Our goal at Herring Chapman, PA is to provide strong and effective representation for all our clients; to be prepared for all contingencies; to deliver results that surpass each client’s expectations; and to present professionalism from ourselves and staff of which every client can be proud.