John M. Mooney, Jr., PLLC
208 Waterford Square Suite 100
Madison, MS 39110

Telephone: (601) 981-9555
Fax: (601) 981-7922

Pre-Divorce Consultation

John M. Mooney, Jr., has been advising clients and litigating cases for more than 30 years. John has served as a Seminar Speaker and published articles to inform others about divorce in Mississippi.

John M. Mooney, Jr., PLLC

John M. Mooney, Jr. is a sole practitioner in Madison, Mississippi. He practices in the areas of family law, labor and employment, school law, and constitutional law.

Mr. Mooney has published in the areas of family law, employment law, civil litigation and discovery, copyright and trademark infringement, and he has served as seminar speaker on all aspects of divorce, including most recently in July 2011 at a seminar on "Advanced Issues in Custody and Support" in Jackson, Mississippi.

Mr. Mooney represented the employee in the seminal case on retaliatory or wrongful discharge in Mississippi, Kelly v. Mississippi Valley Gas, decided by the Mississippi Supreme Court in 1981. He has obtained substantial jury verdicts in labor and employment cases in both state and federal court.

Mr. Mooney also represented members of the Professional Educator Association of Mississippi in school employment related matters; he has represented employees and employers in civil litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act and he has represented Administrators in both Federal and State Court in Mississippi.

Mr. Mooney is a member of the Mississippi Bar (Labor and Employment Law, Family Law and Civil Litigation Sections) and the Hinds County Bar Association. He also is the past president of the Hinds County Trial Lawyers Association and he has served as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse.

Mr. Mooney has served as a judge in Mock Trial competition sponsored by the Mississippi Bar.

Mr. Mooney obtained his B.A. degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and his J.D. Degree from Mississippi College School of Law. Mr. Mooney is a past president of the student body of the Mississippi College School of Law.

Mr. Mooney was admitted to the Mississippi State Bar in 1977 and he is admitted to practice in Mississippi and before the United States District Courts in Mississippi, Northern and Southern Districts; Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.