John Hill

john hill attorney at mitchell mcnutt in tupelo ms

John S. Hill

Tupelo Office

P (662)842-3871 | F (662)842-8450

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John Hill is the firm's former managing partner/president. He has practiced in Tupelo with Mitchell McNutt since 1980 with a general litigation practice, that has included insurance defense, workers' compensation defense, representation of employers and governmental entities in employment and civil rights litigation and construction litigation. He also represents and has represented a number of governmental entities and school boards as board counsel.



  • Mississippi State University, B.A., with highest honors, 1977
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1980


  • Mississippi State University: Blue Key, Phi Kappa Phi, MSU Student Assoc. Judicial Council
  • University of Mississippi:  Mississippi Law Journal
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity American Jurisprudence Awards – Corporations

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation


  • Lecturer: Civil Defense Litigation; Workers' Compensation – Employers' Perspective

Court Admissions

  • All state and federal courts, Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • First United Methodist Church, Tupelo, MS
  • Member of Administrative Board, and Council on Ministries
  • Baddour Memorial Center Executive Committee and Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi


  • 1980