Putting the client first is more than just a phrase at
the Jackson, Mississippi-based law firm Sweet and
Associates. Attorney Dennis C. Sweet III and his staff
use legal knowledge, trial experience and a reputation
for success to give their clients a distinct advantage
in every legal arena.
Sweet and Associates’
clients have a team of lawyers who know the law and
can maneuver successfully on their behalf in every
legal arena from misdemeanor criminal matters to
wrongful death cases. Attorneys handle cases in
Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Illinois and
The Firm has earned a
national reputation for excellence based on its
performance and results in cases followed across the
country. Washington v. YMCA, et al. was the first
Mississippi civil trial aired nationwide on Court TV.
It ended in settlement. The murder trial of Elicia
Hughes was featured on Dateline NBC. She was
acquitted. Sweet’s $150 million verdict against
American Home Products resulted in a global settlement
for all affected by the company’s diet drug, fen-phen.
corporate litigation and whistleblower cases are among
the other arenas where Sweet and his staff have had
success. Sweet demonstrates that the type of case
matters less than putting legal expertise, hard work
and the needs of the client before all else.
Protecting freedoms and getting fair compensation for
people in need motivate the Sweet and Associates’
staff. “There are no small cases, just small lawyers,”