Charles Merkel, III

Merkel & Cocke, P.A.
30 Delta Avenue
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(602) 627-9641
www.merkel-cocke.com


Current Employment Positions
Member, since 2002

Areas of Practice
Negligence
Medical Malpractice
Products Liability

Bar Admissions
Mississippi, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi

Education
Preparatory education, University of Mississippi (B.A., summa cum laude, 1995; J.D., cum laude 1998)
Taylor Medal Award Winner: English
Chancellor's Scholar
Moot Court Board Member
Moot Court: "Best Written Brief Award," 1996

Fraternities/Sororities
Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Eta Sigma

Birth Information
Clarksdale, Mississippi, April 5, 1973

Honors and Awards
Best Lawyers in America 2012, 2014 - Medical Malpractice
Super Lawyers & Rising Stars - Plaintiff Medical Malpractice 2008 - Present
National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 under 40, 2012
National Trial Lawyers, Top 100, 2017-Present

Professional Associations and Memberships
Coahoma County Bar Association
Mississippi Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
American Board of Trial Advocates