Caylan Dunnells

Jackson, MS
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Caylan was born in Jackson, Mississippi and has spent most of her life in the Jackson Metro area. She attended Mississippi College, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science.  She then obtained her law degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 2017, again graduating magna cum laude.  While in law school, Caylan competed with the law school’s nationally-ranked Moot Court program, and was inducted into the National Order of Barristers.

With a background in high-stakes litigation in both state and federal courts, Caylan has a keen understanding of the importance of zealous advocacy for her clients. Most recently, she was recognized as a “Rising Star” by the 2022 installment of Mid-South Super Lawyers. Caylan’s areas of practice include insurance defense, premises liability, transportation law, and general personal injury defense.

While away from the demands of her practice, Caylan enjoys time with her husband and two children, playing board games, reading, traveling, and attending New Orleans Saints games.

Areas of Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Transportation Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Professional Liability
Certified Legal Specialties
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi
  • Northern District of Mississippi
  • Southern District of Mississippi
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Mississippi College School of Law

  • J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
  • Moot Court Board, 2015-2017

Mississippi College

  • B.S., magna cum laude, 2014

Honors & Awards
  • “Rising Star” – Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2022-present
  • National Order of Barristers, 2017 inductee
  • Am. Jur. Award, Trial Practice – 2016
  • Am. Jur. Award, Current Issues in Family Law – 2017
Professional Associates & Awards
  • Charles Clark American Inns of Court
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
Published Works
Representative Cases
Past Employment Positions
Community Involvement