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City Centre
200 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Telephone: (601) 812-6630
Facsimile: (601) 206-0019

Edderek “Beau” Cole is a litigation Director whose practice includes product liability, personal injury, premises liability, FHA/ADA compliance, environmental and insurance disputes. Over the last 15 years, Cole has litigated a myriad of matters to conclusion, from small, but emotionally charged low-exposure landlord-tenant disputes to complex, “bet the company” matters. In that short time, Cole has served as lead counsel in over 75 trials and arbitrations, including all phases of pre-trial and post-trial litigation in some of the country’s most volatile venues.  

Committed to Pro Bono work, Beau has been honored by the Mississippi and Hinds County Bar Associations, The Mississippi Business Journal and multiple Associated Press™ publications. A multi-term appointee to the Mississippi Supreme Court’s “Access to Justice” Commission, “Super Lawyers™ Rising Star” and “AV Preeminent” rated litigator, Cole is a featured speaker on Pro Bono service, legal ethics, insurance subrogation and multi-family housing litigation.

Commercial Litigation, Drugs and Medical Devices, Environmental Litigation, Financial Services, Insurance, Personal Injury, Product Liability

Mississippi, 2001; Tennessee, 2016

Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., University of Southern Mississippi, B.A. English

Hinds County Bar Association, Magnolia Bar Association, Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers' Project Advisory Board Member, Mississippi Bar Association Young Lawyers Division -Diversity in the Law, Committee Member, Mississippi Center for Legal Services, Board Member, Nominated and Confirmed by the Mississippi Supreme Court to serve on the Mississippi Access to Justice Commission Defense Research Institute, "Delivery Committee Chair, Mississippi Access to Justice Commission"


  • “The Price of Pressure: Coping With The Realities of Practicing Law,” Mississippi Black Professionals Association, 2014 Annual Convention, Biloxi, MS
  • “Landlord Tenant Law 101: Everything You Need To Know,” 2013 Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association, Regional Conference, Ridgeland, MS
  • Charles Clark Chapter of the American Inns of Court
  • "And Justice For All: Remembering the Public Aspect of a Lawyer's Obligation to Provide Pro Bono Service", Windy City Litigation Management Conference, Chicago, Illinois
  • "Case Closed! Now What...," Mississippi Black Professionals' Association, 2015 Annual Convention, Biloxi, MS
  • "Rule 3.2- When is Strategic Deliberateness Dilatory Litigation?" Litigation Management in a New York Minute, 2015, New York, New York, 2015


  • First-chair involvement in more than 20 civil and criminal jury trials and over 50 bench trials in MS Circuit, County and Chancery Courts
  • Obtained nuisance value settlement in favor of global lift manufacturer in catastrophic electrical burn in one of the country’s most “plaintiff friendly” jurisdictions
  • Successfully tried numerous auto negligence claims in some of Mississippi's most volatile venues
  • Recent successful defense of individual defendant in HIV virus exposure claim
  • Currently prosecuting and defending a wide variety of domestic claims on behalf of indigent and underprivileged Mississippians
  • Current representation and defense of asbestos-related predecessor/successor liability claims against world-wide chemical supplier
  • Obtained directed verdict dismissing bad-faith claims against property insurer
  • Successfully defended one of the largest privately held multifamily housing corporation against ADA/FHA civil rights claims and negotiated “first of its kind” contractor indemnity contract
  • Continued representation of one of the country’s largest non-governmental, affordable multifamily housing developer and management company


  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Member of 100 Black Men of Jackson, Inc.


  • Mid-South Rising Stars® since2010: General Litigation
  • Mississippi Bar Association Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers' Program Curtis E. Coker Award To Justice Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Distinguished AV™ Peer Review Rated
  • Capital Area Bar Association Pro Bono Award
  • Selected as PORTICO Jackson’s 2013 “PORTICO 10” top attorneys
  • Top 50 Under 40, Mississippi Business Journal 2015
  • Selected among the 2015 Leaders in Law by the Mississippi Business Journal
  • Named "Top 10 Finalist," of Mississippi' s Leading Attorneys, Mississippi Business Journal, 2016


  • Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • New Life For Women Foundation, Inc.
  • Mississippi Center for Justice
  • Mississippi Center for Legal Services

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