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Walter T. Johnson, Mediator, Jackson, Mississippi.

Walter T. Johnson

Watkins & Eager PLLC
The Emporium Building
400 East Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Tel: (601) 965-1917
Fax: (601) 965-1901
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Recognized to Mississippi Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Mini-Trial Judge
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Since joining Watkins & Eager in 1991, Walter's practice has included both federal and state court litigation in the areas of pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, medical malpractice, general product liability, and personal injury. Walter has served as lead trial counsel in numerous product liability and medical malpractice cases in both state and federal courts and has tried multiple cases to verdict. Walter chairs the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Groups at Watkins and Eager. Walter began serving as a neutral in 1997 and has continued to mediate and arbitrate matters while maintaining an active litigation practice. Walter's resolution practice has included complex as well as non-complex cases in the following areas; trucking, environmental, commercial, business disputes, pharmaceutical, nursing home, medical malpractice, product liability, premises liability and personal injury and family matters.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Contract Disputes
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death


  • Juris Doctor: Mississippi College School of Law, 1990
  • Bachelor's Degree: Political Science, Tougaloo College, 1984
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center: School of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine Technology (1976-79)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Member of International Association of Defense Counsel (lADC)
  • Member of Defense Research Institute (DPI) and Its Drug and Medical Device Committee
  • Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation
  • Member of the Mississippi Bar

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