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About Holcomb Johnson PLLC

Serving The People of the mississippi the Gulf Coast
with compassion and dedication

At Holcomb Johnson PLLC, our team of Mississippi Gulf Coast lawyers is here to go to battle and fight for the rights of it’s clients. We have extensive courtroom experience and know the legal systems of Mississippi. We defend our clients and protect their interest from criminal convictions, personal injuries and domestic disputes.  

Our team of  attorneys and our dedicated support staff understand the need to get you back on your feet again. We will work tirelessly to protect your rights, whether it is defending an arrest, going to battle with an insurance company or getting you your fair share of a divorce. 

If you live anywhere along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, we want to represent you. With two convenient offices in Gulfport and Bay St. Louis we can meet you in a safe and friendly environment.

 As your representatives, you can count on us to be there for you in your time of need. Call today to schedule your free consultation and get started.

Call (228) 432-6652 now to begin planning your case. You can also contact Holcomb Johnson PLLC online for a free consultation.

Our Team

When you work with our firm, you have the help of experienced attorneys who know what it takes to help you tell your side of the story. You can count on us to inform you of upcoming proceedings and give you what you need to prepare for them.

Managing partner Damian Holcomb

Damian Holcomb has been helping clients along the gulf coast for more than a decade. Mr Holcomb is a lifelong resident of Gulfport, MS. He graduated from St. Stanislaus College Preparatory High School and went on to Mississippi State University where he graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Political Science. He then received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Mississippi College School of Law.

Mr. Holcomb started his career working as a public defender for Hancock and Harrison Counties. He now Represents Clients in Hancock, Harrison, Stone, Jackson, and Pearl River Counties in all criminal matters from misdemeanors to felonies. He is currently the Prosecutor for the cities of Long Beach and Waveland MS. In addition to his vast criminal law experience Mr. Holcomb also handles Corporate defense and Personal Injury Cases.

Mr. Holcomb is admitted to practice in all Mississippi State Courts. He is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the Mississippi Prosecutors Association, the National Public Defender’s Association and the Harrison County and Hancock Bar Association.

He is admitted to all Mississippi Courts, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern District of Mississippi and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Holcomb is also an active member of The Mississippi Bar association as well as a member in many other local organizations such as St. James Catholic Church, Bayou Bluff Tennis Club, Revelers Carnival Association, Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honor Society), and several others.

Areas of Practice

· Personal Injury

· Criminal Defense

· DUI Defense

· Family Law

· Corporate Defense

Bar Admissions

· Mississippi, 2011

Education

· Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi

· Mississippi State University

Professional Associations and Memberships

· American Bar Association

· Harrison County Bar Association

· Hancock County Bar Association

· National Association Criminal Defense Attorneys

· PI Sigma Alpha

· Mississippi Prosecutors Association

· National Public Defenders Association

· Mississippi Public Defenders Association.

Current and Former Employment Positions

· Municipal Court Prosecutor Long Beach, MS

· Municipal Court Prosecutor Waveland, MS

· Public Defenders Office Hancock County, MS

· Public Defenders Office Harrison County, MS

· Public Defenders Office Stone County, MS

Partner Joshua D. Johnson

Attorney Johnson found his passion for law while attending the University of Mississippi where he majored in Political Science with a minor in Intelligence and Security Studies. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in May of 2017 and immediately began the pursuit of his Juris Doctorate at the Mississippi College School of Law the following month. While attending law school Attorney Johnson was a member of the Moot Court Trial team which travelled nationally to compete with the top law schools in the Country.

A native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Attorney Johnson looks forward to bringing his record of success and determination to all of the clients’ needs in both Criminal and Family matters in South Mississippi.

ADMINISTRATOR/PARALEGAL

CATHERINE ADAMS PICKERING

I have resided on the Gulf Coast, my entire life. I attended Ocean Springs High School, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and Mississippi State University. I am the Firm Administrator/Paralegal for Holcomb Johnson, PLLC. I have been in my capacity at Holcomb Johnson, PLLC, since 2021. We specialize in Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Personal Injury.

I have been in the legal field for approximately 13 years. Throughout my legal career, I have assisted in Criminal, Chancery, and Civil Trials. I was formerly a medical social worker, in which I assisted residents in Long Term Care Facilities.

In my spare time, I volunteer as a Court Appointed Advocate for Friends of Court. In my role as a Friends of Court Advocate, I am the voice for Children going through divorce and/ or custody, Vulnerable Adults, and Veterans. I have been volunteering with Friends of Court for over a year. 

I have also been a volunteer Girl Scout Troop Leader and Red Cross Volunteer. I also run a successful Scentsy business and have a team of 6. When I am not working and volunteering with Friends of Court, I spend time with my husband of 2 years. We have 4 rescues: 2 French bulldogs, Morkie, and cat. One of my French bulldogs has Eye cancer and the other is undergoing heart worm treatment. We also have a cat with diabetes.