Jeffrey B. McGuire
Jeffrey B. McGuire is an associate attorney with Hancock Law Firm. A skilled family lawyer in Ridgeland, Jeffrey brings with him a wealth of experience in the areas of domestic relations, criminal defense, and civil litigation. Jeffrey has practiced in over 30 counties in Mississippi and over 60 courtrooms, all over the tri-county area and from the Coast to North Mississippi. Jeffrey counts among his achievements numerous six-figure settlements in civil matters, as well as having successfully litigated one of the first same-sex adoptions in the State of Mississippi—a case that he is particularly proud to have been a part of.
With every case he takes on, Jeffrey strives to be an effective advocate for his clients. He believes in working alongside his clients, providing compassionate legal guidance, acting as a shield and representative, and handling every aspect of his clients’ cases. He offers personalized legal services, tailored to your unique situation and goals and is always honest and upfront with his clients—even when the conversation gets difficult. In every instance, he strives to remain affable, aggressive but not impolite, and uncompromising in his advocacy of his clients’ best interests.
Jeffrey is a native of Gulfport, Mississippi. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi, where he studied Marketing Communications and Journalism, with a minor in Management. After graduation, Jeffrey was briefly involved in the restaurant industry before beginning law school at Mississippi College School of Law.
Prior to earning his J.D. degree, Jeffrey spent time as a law clerk at the Harrison County Circuit Court, as well as the Mississippi Court of Appeals, and was also sworn in for limited practice with the District Attorney for the 19th Judicial District of Mississippi. He also previously spent time as a public relations intern at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi.
Jeffrey resides in Madison with his wife and two sons. He is a member of Parkway Hills United Methodist Church, and enjoys golf, hunting, and visits to the Mississippi Children’s Museum with his family.
- Mississippi College School of Law: J.D.
- University of Mississippi: B.B.A.
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