Hagwood and Tipton, PC
L. CARL HAGWOOD (Carl) was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1941. He received a B.A. from Millsaps College and his Juris Doctorate with distinction from the University of Mississippi in 1968. A member of Phi Alpha Delta and the Editorial Board of the Mississippi Law Journal, Mr. Hagwood served as a Law Clerk to Judge Claude F. Clayton, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and also as the Bond Attorney for the State of Mississippi. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice Law. Mr. Hagwood is a member of the Washington County Bar Association (President, 1995), the American Bar Association, the Mississippi State Bar (Chair, Health Law Section, 1996-1997), American Society of Hospital Attorneys, Defense Research Institute, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, American Board of Trial Advocates and the Mississippi Bar Foundation. Mr. Hagwood handles primarily medical, nursing home and professional malpractice cases, health care law, employment law, corporate and casualty law.