Jack L. Wilson

P.O. Box 117
Jackson, MS 39205

Jack L. Wilson

Judge - District Third

Biographical Information

Judge Jack L. Wilson of Madison was appointed to the Court of Appeals by Gov. Phil Bryant effective July 1, 2015.

Judge Wilson graduated from Tupelo High School. He attended the University of Memphis, earned a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi, and received a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, where he was editor of the Harvard Law Review. After law school, he clerked for Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Judge Wilson previously practiced law with the firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Jackson, Miss., and Mayer Brown LLP in Washington, D.C. He also served as Deputy Counsel and later Chief Counsel to Gov. Phil Bryant.

Judge Wilson is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Mississippi; in the District of Columbia; in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Seventh and Eleventh Circuits; and in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Judge Wilson and his wife, Amanda, have three children. They live in Madison, where they are active members of Pear Orchard Presbyterian Church.