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Learn more about The Stewart Lee Law Firm.

Stewart Lee, Principal Attorney

Stewart concentrates his practice on the representation of primarily injured people in various legal matters, including work accidents, motor vehicle accidents, truck wreck accidents, and general tort actions. He is licensed to practice before all state and federal courts in Mississippi.  Stewart has extensive experience representing individuals in matters before the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission, and has represented clients in matters in courts in most of the state court jurisdictions in Mississippi.  Stewart provides personal service to his clients as clients communicate directly with Stewart and your case will not be handled solely by a staff member. Stewart has represented hundreds of injured Mississippians in litigation.  Additionally, Stewart has handled structured settlement matters all over the state of Mississippi.

Stewart has a unique background in that he has worked for one of the state’s largest firms, Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC (2001-2006), where he represented both businesses and individuals in a wide variety of lawsuits, including complex commercial and mass tort litigation.  Because of this background, Stewart brings a different perspective and knowledge that enables him to more effectively help his clients.  Stewart  was a partner with a boutique workers’ compensation and litigation firm, Jones, Funderburg, Sessums, Peterson & Lee, PLLC (2006-2011) and a partner with McCraney, Coco, & Lee from 2012 to 2018..

Stewart was selected by his peers to be listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law for the years 2012 through 2020.  He was named Best Lawyers’ Workers’ Compensation – Claimants “Lawyer of the Year” for 2016 and Best Lawyers’ Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimant’s in Jackson, MS “Lawyer of the Year” for 2020. Further, Stewart was selected to the Mississippi Super Lawyers list for the years 2013-2018. Only 5% of the lawyers in the state were selected. Mid-South Super Lawyers in 2016 listed Stewart as one of the top 50 Mississippi lawyers. He was also named a Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2010 and 2011 in the area of workers’ compensation law.

Stewart was appointed to serve on the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Conference Steering Committee in 2009 and 2010 and has served on the Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors. He also has been active in Jackson Young Lawyers, having served on the Membership Committee and on the Board of Directors and served on the Hinds County Bar Pro Bono Committee.

Stewart was inducted in the 2015 inaugural class of the Scott County Sports Hall of Fame and in 2017 was inducted into the Mississippi College Sports Hall of Fame. He was named the 2009 Mississippi College Young Alumnus of the Year. He has served as the M-Club President which is for former Mississippi College athletic letter winners, has served on the Mississippi College Alumni Board and the Mississippi College Wild Game Dinner Planning Committee, which raises money for Mississippi College Athletics. Additionally, Stewart has served as a University of Mississippi Law School Alumni Board Member.

Stewart obtained his undergraduate degree from Mississippi College in 1998 where he served as President of the Student Government Association and played shortstop on the MC baseball team where he was named to the Academic All American baseball team and made the all-conference baseball team. While at MC, he received the NCAA Scholar Athlete Scholarship for graduate study. Stewart obtained his J.D. at the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2001 where he was an Eastland Scholar, served on the Moot Court Executive Board, served as Mississippi Law Journal Associate Articles Editor and graduated Magna Cum Laude.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to help people. We believe in what we do. We enjoy what we do. We find that our client’s benefit from that philosophy and commitment.

Our goal is to provide top-flight legal services at an affordable cost with timeliness, advocacy, courtesy and professionalism. In short, our goal is to be a sounding board, advocate and trusted advisor for individuals and business owners alike.