Gina Bardwell Tompkins

Gina Tompkins is a member of Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC. Her practice primarily consists of municipal law, state and federal workers' compensation, insurance defense, personal injury, employment law, and appellate practice.

Gina was born in Greenville, Mississippi in 1964. She attended the University of Mississippi, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1986 and a Juris Doctor Degree in 1989. She was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1989 and is admitted to practice before all Mississippi State and Federal Courts, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. While in law school, she served as a staff member and Research Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Real Property and Federal Jurisdiction.

Gina is an approved Mississippi Workers' Compensation Mediator and has mediated a number of cases successfully for different local attorneys.

Gina lives in Biloxi, Mississippi with her husband Michael and their two children.

Admissions and Licenses

Mississippi Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi

American Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Harrison County Bar Association

Jackson County Bar Association

Practice Areas

Commercial litigation

Municipal law

Drug litigation defense

Mass torts, toxic torts, and environmental law

Insurance defense and professional malpractice

Gaming law

Construction law

Products liability

Premises liability


Member, Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC, 2007 - Present

Associate, Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC, 2005 - 2007

Williams, Heidelberg, Steinberger & McElhaney, P.A., MS, 1994 - 2005

Page, Mannino & Peresich, PLLC, 1991 - 1994

Abraham & Rideout, 1989 - 1991


University of Mississippi, Juris Doctor, 1989

University of Mississippi, Bachelor of Arts, 1986

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Harrison County Young Lawyers Association
    • Past President and Past Vice-President
  • Jackson County Bar Association

Representative Cases

  • Weckesser vs. Chicago Bridge and Iron, 278 Fed.Appx. 295, 2008 WL 1976625 (C.A.5 (Miss.))
  • Weckesser vs. Chicago Bridge and Iron, 2007 WL 3355632 (S.D.Miss.)
  • Patterson v. City of Biloxi, 965 So. 2d 765 (Miss.App.,2007)
  • Norma Howard vs. City of Biloxi, 943 So. 2d 751 (Miss.App., 2006)
  • Bayview Land, Ltd. v. State, 950 So. 2d 966 (Miss. 2006)
  • Ham Marine, Inc. v. Director, Office of Worker's Compensation Programs, 165 Fed.Appx. 301, 2006 WL 207511 (C.A.5)
  • Stewart v. Singing River Hospital System, 928 So. 2d 176 (Miss.App.,2005)
  • Lee v. Singing River Hospital, 908 So. 2d 159 (Miss.App.,2005)
  • Kemper Nat. Ins. Co. v. Coleman, 812 So. 2d 1119 (Miss.App.,2002)
  • Taylor v. Salvation Army-Pascagoula Corps., 744 So. 2d 825 (Miss.App.,1999)
  • Mississippi Estate Com'n v. Hennessee, 672 So. 2d 1209 (Miss. 1996)
  • Williams v. Federal Land Bank of Jackson, 954 F.2d 774, 293 U.S.App.D.C. 343 (1992)
  • Journey v. Long, 585 So. 2d 1268 (Miss. 1991)

Outside of the office

When not in the office, Gina enjoys spending time with her family. Gina is a member of the First Baptist Church of Biloxi.

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