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Ron Peresich, Jr. is a member of the firm. He has been practicing law since 2000. Ron represents large and small companies, as well as individuals, in a variety of areas including insurance defense, personal injury, premises liability, 18 wheeler, and automobile injury litigation. He also handles products liability, contract, tort claim act and professional liability cases.

Ron was selected as a Super Lawyer from 2013-2017. He was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2010-2012.

As an Assistant District Attorney, Ron tried criminal cases involving armed robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, sexual battery and murder.

Ron was born and raised in Biloxi, Mississippi, where he lives and works today.

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • 18 Wheeler Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Mass Tort Litigation
  • Bad Faith Insurance Litigation
  • Contracts
  • MTCA Litigation
  • Premises Liability

Experience

  • Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC, Partner, 2007 – present
  • Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC, Associate, 2003 – 2007
  • Prosecuting Attorney, City of Biloxi, 2011-2016
  • Assistant District Attorney, Harrison County, Mississippi, Circuit Court District Two, 2000 – 2002

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2000
    • Scholarship for Outstanding Student Award for Federal Trial Practice
  • University of Mississippi, Bachelor of Arts, 1995
  • Friedrick-Schiller University in Jena, Germany, summers of 1992, 1994, and 1996

Professional and Civic Involvement

Professional Associations:

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers 2013 – 2017
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star 2010 – 2012
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Community/Civic Activities

  • Board of Directors, Coast Young Professionals, 2006-2007
    • Co-Chair, Coast Young Professionals Policy & Government Committee (Moderated Debate between candidates for Lieutenant Governor and for Transportation Commissioner for Southern Districts of Mississippi 6 &7)
  • Mayor’s Steering Committee – Reviving the Renaissance (post-Katrina)
  • Gulf Coast Carnival Association
  • Biloxi Business Men’s Club
  • Crew of Mithras

Representative Cases

  • Jones v. Imperial Palace of Mississippi, LLC, 147 So.3d 218 (Miss.2014)
  • Handshaw v. City of Biloxi, 2014 WL 5159501 (S.D. Miss. Oct. 14, 2014)
  • Webb v. Imperial Palace of Mississippi, LLC, 76 So.3d 759 (Miss. Ct. App. 2011)
  • Powell v. Brown, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63946 (S.D.Miss.2011)
  • Eash v. Imperial Palace of Mississippi, LLC, 4 So.3d 1042 (Miss. 2009)
  • Wilton Acquisitions Corp. v. First Methodist Church of Biloxi, 85 So.3d 319 (Miss. Ct. App. 2012)
  • Wilson v. City of Biloxi, 569 Fed.Appx. 308, (5th Cir. 2014)
  • Callender v. Imperial Palace of Mississippi, LLC, 2008 WL 4372739, (S.D.Miss.2008)
  • Magruder v. Amica Mut. Ins. Co., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8591 (S.D.Miss.2009)
  • Davis v. Imperial Palace, 2009-CA-00066-SCT (Miss.2010)

Admissions and Licenses
  • Mississippi Bar Association, 2000
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2000
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, 2000