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10071 Lorraine Road, Cowan-Lorraine Business Park, Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

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Franke & Salloum is one of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s most prestigious law firms.  Known primarily as trial attorneys, the firm provides a full range of litigation services to its business and corporate clients.  These services include practice before all state and federal trial and appellate courts.  With a strong emphasis in the liability, workers’ compensation and maritime areas, the firm’s practice extends beyond the borders of the State of Mississippi to include a regional base.

In the area of workers’ compensation, the firm’s practice includes work before the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission and the U. S. Department of Labor with claims filed under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.  The firm’s general civil practice focuses on commercial litigation, products liability, medical malpractice, employment litigation, and insurance defense.  The firm’s maritime practice includes the defense of 905(b), Jones Act, unseaworthiness, maintenance and cure, cargo and collision claims.  The firm also offers a full range of general business services to its clients including work in the areas of banking law, corporate law, real estate law, commercial transactions, wills and probate matters.

Franke & Salloum is known for its aggressive, innovative, economical and common-sense approach to both litigation and business matters.  The firm’s goal is to provide the very best legal services and to be responsive to the needs and concerns of its clients.  One of the strongest assets of Franke & Salloum is the diversity of its attorneys.  With a wide range of backgrounds and interests, each attorney brings a different perspective to the combined firm effort.

While each attorney handles a wide range of matters, the litigation responsibilities of the firm are roughly divided between the liability, maritime and workers’ compensation sections.  Some lawyers may work exclusively in one area or the other, while others may handle cases in both areas.  It is not unusual to see Franke & Salloum attorneys consult one another or work together as a team to solve a client’s problems.