Douglas BagwellShareholder


1319 26th Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501


228.864.9160 (fax)

Professional Profile

Douglas Bagwell is a shareholder in the firm’s Gulfport (MS) office where his practice is focused primarily at the trial level in the defense of civil litigation for insurers, insureds and self-insured corporations in a variety of litigation including but not limited to issues involving bad faith, construction, fraud/misrepresentation, coverage, premises liability, products liability, professional liability, automobile and trucking litigation accidents. Currently, he is panel counsel in Mississippi for a number of major insurance companies. Doug also does statewide defense work for a major trucking company in Mississippi.

Doug is heavily involved in the defense of public entity liability litigation via a major insurance carrier providing coverage to county and local governmental entities including sheriff’s departments, school districts, city and county governments.  He also does state workers’ compensation and longshore litigation for a number of self-insured companies and insurance carriers.

Doug is licensed to practice in Mississippi, before the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


United States District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


BA, Millsaps College, University of Southern Mississippi

JD, University of Mississippi School of Law


USLAW Network

Harrison County Bar Association

Mississippi State Bar; Dispute Resolution Committee

American Bar Association

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

American Inns of Court

Mississippi Trucking Association

Gulf Coast Claims Association

Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2016-2019

News Updates About Douglas Bagwell

New DOL Overtime Rule in Effect Jan 1, 2020

As expected, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule on September 24, 2019 regarding salaried employees and overtime pay.  Effective January 1, 2020, employees who make less than $35,568 per year are eligible for overtime pay. Under the new rule, to be exempt from overtime pay […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Mid-South Super Lawyers has recognized 16 Carr Allison attorneys for 2018.  Attorneys in the Birmingham, AL office are: Brett Adair (Employment & Labor) Russell Q. Allison (Transportation/Maritime) Charles F. Carr (Personal Injury General: Defense) Joseph H. Driver (Employment & Labor) Glenn E. Ireland (Class Action) Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II (Workers’ Compensation) Thomas L. Oliver, II (Transportation/Maritime) […]

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17 Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers

Carr Allison congratulates 17 attorneys who have earned recognition from Mid-South Super Lawyers.  Ten attorneys have been selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list for 2017:  Brett Adair, Russell Q. Allison, Douglas Bagwell, Charles F. Carr, Joseph H. Driver, Glenn E. Ireland, Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II, Thomas L. Oliver, II, […]

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Thirteen Carr Allison Attorneys Selected to the 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that nine of its attorneys were recently selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list for 2016. They are:  Brett Adair, Russell Q. Allison, Douglas Bagwell, Charles F. Carr, Glenn E. Ireland, Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II, Thomas L. Oliver, II, Lea Richmond, IV and Brett […]

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