Attorneys:

Robert S. Addison, senior partner, has over forty-two years of extensive litigation throughout the Southeast.

Robert Addison focuses his practice in the areas of General Litigation, Employer Matters, Medical Malpractice, and Products Liability, among other practice areas.

Robert serves on the Board of Trustees of William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Robert is a member of the following;

  • American Bar Association
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Claims &  Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Diversity Law Institute, Member
  • Institute of Trial Presentation
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • The Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • The Trial Law Institute, Member

Matthew Thompson, managing partner, has practiced law for 15 years, handling cases in Circuit, Chancery, and Federal Courts throughout Mississippi.

Matthew’s practice emphasizes high conflict family law matters, representation of professionals with board/bar issues, and appeals.

Matthew’s memberships include:

  • American Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar Association
  • The Madison County Bar Association
  • The Rankin County Bar Association
  • The Capital Area Bar Association
  • Mississippi Association for Justice
  • Mississippi Legal Services Corporation (board member)
  • Madison Ridgeland Academy (board member)

Chad King is a partner with Thompson Addison, pllc, emphasizing Family Law, including; Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Modification, Contempt and Appeals, handling cases in Chancery Courts throughout Mississippi and supervises the firm’s expanding Adoption practice. 

Chad serves as a Parent Defense Training and Technical Assistance Resource Counsel for the Mississippi Office of State Public Defender providing training and technical assistance to trial-level parent defenders in Youth Courts and handles indigent appeals from Youth Courts.  Since 2017, Chad has also served as a Parent Defense Attorney for Hinds County Youth Court. 

Chad earned his Doctrine of Jurisprudence from Mississippi College School of Law in 2015, where he served as President of the Family Law Society and a Student Attorney in the Adoption Clinic. He also served as an Adjunct Professor in Paralegal Studies at Hinds Community College.

Memberships include:

  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association 
  • Rankin County Bar Association
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Board Member 
  • Parent Representation Task Force
  • Mississippi Community College Board

Kelly Williams, Of Counsel, has nearly 15 years of law practice experience in family law, business law, criminal and general civil litigation.

Kelly’s experience includes all of the above, as well as legislative-related work and appellate experience.

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