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Charles J. Swayze Jr., Mediator & Arbitrator, Greenwood, Mississippi.

Charles J. Swayze Jr.

Whittington, Brock & Swayze, P.A.
308 Fulton Street
P.O. Box 941 (38930)
Greenwood, MS 38935
Tel: (662) 453-7325
Fax: (662) 453-7394
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Recognized to Mississippi Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Arkansas, Tennessee

Other ADR Services: Special Master


Mr. Swayze has experience as a lawyer in civil and criminal litigation; commercial transactions; real estate and personal injury. He has taught Business Law at Mississippi Valley State University, Trial Advocacy at the University of Mississippi Law School, has made classroom presentations at Mississippi College School of Law and has taught at various ADR seminars. 

Mr. Swayze has served as mediator in approximately 600 cases; has been engaged as an arbitrator in approximately 100 cases and has been appointed as a special master in approximately 12 Circuit and Chancery Court cases. The Mississippi Supreme Court appointed him as a Special Circuit Judge in Katrina related cases on the MS Gulf Coast. He is also a court-accepted expert witness in the area of reasonable attorney s fees.

Case Experience

  • Agricultural
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • EEOC
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death


  • 1969-1973 Law School, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. DEGREE: LL.M. (Labor)
  • 1966-1969 Law School, University of Mississippi, University, MS. DEGREE: J.D. (Law Alumnus of Year-1999)
  • 1962-1966 University of Mississippi, University, MS. DEGREE: B.B.A. (Banking and Finance)
  • 1959-1962 Greenwood High School, Greenwood, MS.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Martindale-Hubbell - AV Preeminent Legal & Ethical  
  • The Best Lawyers in America (ADR Section) 2006 - 2012
  • Listed in Mid-South 2006 -15 Super Lawyers (ADR, Banking & General Litigation)
  • American Bar Association - House of Delegates for MS
  • National Council of Bar Presidents (Program Committee)
  • Fellow,  American Bar Foundation 
  • Mississippi Bar Association - President (2004-2005)
  • Southern Conference of 18 Bar Presidents - President (2004-2005) 
  • Mississippi Bar Association - ADR Committee (Chairman) and Section (President)
  • Leflore County Bar Association - President -1996
  • Merit Selection Panel - U.S. District Court of MS
  • Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association - Board of Governors (Past) 
  • University of Mississippi Lamar Order - Chairman (2000)
  • Trained Mediator by American Academy of Attorney-Mediators (40 hours) and American Arbitration Assn
  • Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation - Board Of Trustees
  • Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Mississippi Board of Bar Commissioners
  • Mississippi Supreme Court ADR Committee
  • American Arbitration Association - Commercial & Consumer Panels
  • National Arbitration Forum - Panel Member
  • Mississippi and Texas Chapters of Association of Attorney-Mediators, Inc (MS S/T)

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Please call our office for details - (662) 453-7325

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