Walter Alan Davis
Firm: Dunbar Davis, PLLC
Address: 324 Jackson Avenue East, Suite A
Oxford, MS 38655
Membership: The Mississippi Bar; American MENSA, Defense Research Institute. American Inns of Court, William C. Keady Chapter, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association.
University: Mississippi State University (B.A., magna cum laude, Pi Sigma Alpha; Phi Kappa Phi, 1991), University of Mississippi, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994
Admitted: 1994, Mississippi, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
Biography: A member of the Mississippi bar since 1994, Mr. Davis is admitted to practice before all Mississippi State and Federal Courts, as well as the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Davis is a current member of The Mississippi Bar Association, American MENSA, and the American Inns of Court, William C. Keady Chapter. He has received the AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Mid-South "Super Lawyer."Working to support himself through both college and law school, Mr. Davis joined multiple academic fraternities. While in Law School, he served on the Editorial Board of the Mississippi Law Journal, as well as working with the public interest Housing Law Clinic. He served on the law school’s Honor Council, charged with investigating and prosecuting student academic misconduct. He co-authored, with John Graham Holaday, Obtaining A Patient's Informed Consent to Treatment: Informed Consent Under Mississippi Law, 63 Miss. L.J. 773 (Spring 1994). He served as an intern with the Office of the United States Attorney, Northern District of Mississippi. After graduating from law school with honors and passing the bar, he worked as a judicial law clerk for U.S. District Judge Glen H. Davidson, Northern District of Mississippi, where he had substantial experience with federal court trials and worked with many attorneys appearing before the Court.Subsequent to working for the federal court system, he devoted his legal practice to litigation. His work experience includes civil litigation in both state and federal courts, first and second chair trial experience and first chair arbitration and mediation. He has appeared before Judges and Chancellors all across Mississippi and many of the cases he has worked on have been the subject of published judicial opinions.In the community, Mr. Davis serves on the Board of Directors of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council as well as the local community foundation Lafayette-Oxford Foundation for Tomorrow ("LOFT"), associated with the Tupelo, Mississippi based CREATE foundation.