J. Michael (Mike) Coleman is a founding shareholder with Hagwood and Tipton and practices in the firm’s Ridgeland, Mississippi office. He was born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1967. Since graduating from law school, Mike has concentrated his practice in the areas of medical malpractice defense, general insurance defense, bad faith insurance defense, and products liability defense. Mike also focuses on appellate work, briefing and arguing cases before Mississippi’s Appellate Courts and the Fifth and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeals. He holds the AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability. He was recently named a “Leader in the Law” by the Mississippi Business Journal. Mike is admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee, and the Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Sixth Circuits.