Cowles Edgar Symmes
Firm: Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, P.L.L.C.
Biloxi, MS 39533
Membership: Professional Associations•Mississippi Bar Association •Harrison County Bar Association •Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association •Defense Research Institute Community/Civic Activities•Biloxi Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors •Gulfport Yout
University: University of Southern Mississippi, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1996, Mississippi College School of Law, Juris Doctor, Phi Alpha Delta, 2000
Admitted: 2001, Mississippi; 2001, Mississippi Supreme Court; 2001, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; 2001, United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi; United States Court of Appeals, 5th District
Biography: Cowles Symmes is a member with Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC. He handles complex commercial and personal injury litigation and has represented a wide variety of businesses and personal clients. Cowles represents multiple clients in complex commercial, premises, and products liability litigation. He has also developed and managed defense strategies while serving as national coordinating counsel for clients sued across the United States. Cowles was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and was raised in Gulfport, Mississippi. He attended undergraduate school at the University of Southern Mississippi and law school at Mississippi College before being admitted to practice law in 2001. He is also involved with his local community, as well as the business and legal community throughout Mississippi. Cowles and his wife, Mary Beth, have three children. ExperienceIn 2000, Cowles joined a private law practice in Hattiesburg, Mississippi where he handled civil litigation matters, including insurance defense, personal injury, domestic litigation, and toxic tort defense involving lead paint litigation and asbestos throughout Mississippi. In 2003, Cowles joined Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC in Biloxi, Mississippi Outside of the officeOutside the office, Cowles enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, tennis, and playing with his three children. Cowles is a member of Trinity Methodist Church. Community/Civic Activities•Biloxi Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors •Gulfport Youth Sports Association Professional Associations•Mississippi Bar Association •Harrison County Bar Association •Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association •Defense Research Institute