Calen James Wills

Associate

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 10.32.17 AMCalen James Wills concentrates his practice on civil litigation and criminal defense.  His civil litigation practice includes the defense of medical and dental providers and clinics, insurance coverage lawsuits, personal injury, wrongful death, third party contract claims, admiralty and maritime law, and collection matters.  Calen gained invaluable trial experience through his externship with the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office.  In addition, Calen interned with the Honorable Louis J. Guirola, Chief Judge for Southern District of Mississippi.  Recently, Calen, along with Partner Vincent Castigliola, successfully defended against a Plaintiff’s claim under the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act.

Calen received his J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law, where he was the vice president of the Health Law Society, an officer in the Advocacy Society, a member of the Defense Lawyers Society, and a member of Phi Alpha Delta legal society.  He received his B.A. from the University of Mississippi in Political Science and Psychology.

Calen is a member of the Mississippi Bar, Jackson County Young Lawyers, Jackson County Bar Association, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association.  Calen is also a Pascagoula Youth Soccer coach.  He resides in Pascagoula with his wife, Abby.

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • Mississippi (2012)
  • United States District Courts of Mississippi (2012)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2012)
  • Alabama (2013)

Education

  • B.A., Political Science and Psychology, University of Mississippi, 2008, 2009
  • J.D., Mississippi College School of Law, 2012

Professional Involvement

  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Jackson County Bar Association, Secretary
  • Jackson County Young Lawyers
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association