Areas of practice

Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

Year Joined Firm: 2013


100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

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About Me

Mr. Morrison practices out of the Jackson, Mississippi office location.

Walter C. Morrison, IV was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on October 19, 1967 and raised in New Roads, Louisiana. He graduated from Catholic High School of Pointe Coupee in 1986 where he was a member of the 1986 State Championship Hornet baseball team. He graduated in 1990 from Louisiana State University with a B.S. in accounting. He attended Mississippi College School of Law where he was Production Editor of the law review and graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1993.

Walter’s practice started in Jackson, Mississippi when he joined Upshaw Williams in 1993 and focused primarily on the defense of personal injury cases. In 2000, Walter joined the firm of Sessums, Dallas & Morrison where he remained until January 2013 focusing primarily on plaintiff’s personal injury litigation, primarily medical malpractice. Walter became a member of Gainsburgh, Benjamin in January 2013 and he practices in both Mississippi and Louisiana.

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2012
  • Mississippi, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2013


  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
    • J.D. – 1993
    • Honors: Member, National Moot Court Competition Team (1993)
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S. – 1990
    • Major: Accounting

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers®
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Member, Mississippi State Bar Association
  • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • “Author” “Tax Evasion, Willfulness and the Subjective Standard; The Law Invites A Charlatan,” 13 Miss, C.L. Rev. 195 (1992)
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • LA State Bar Association, Member, 2012 to Present
  • Mississippi State Bar Association, Member, 1993 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Sessums Dallas & Morrison, Member, 2000 to 2012
  • Upshaw Williams, Partner, 1993 to 2000

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