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​The recipient of the 2015 Best Divorce Attorney in Mississippi (as named by the Clarion-Ledger), Jon H. Powell, J.D., is an attorney in private practice in the Jackson, Mississippi metropolitan area.  He has practiced law in Mississippi for more than 20 years.  Today his practice takes him all across the state of Mississippi.  His practice includes:

  • family law (including adoption, divorce, child custody, contempt and modification actions)
  • estate planning (including Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney)
  • estate probate and administration
  • real estate (both residential and commercial)
  • business and corporate law (including corporations, LLCs, partnerships and limited partnerships), and
  • general civil litigation (both plaintiff and defense).


Jon earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Mississippi College in 1991 and earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from the University of Mississippi in 1994.  Jon is a member of the Family Law section of the Mississippi Bar.  While his practice is a general civil litigation law firm in the areas of Estate Planning & Probate/Administration, Real Estate Law, and General Civil Litigation, his practice throughout the years has always focused on Divorce and Family law.  Over the years Jon has represented hundreds of clients involved in divorce and custody disputes in courtrooms across the State of Mississippi.  

Jon has been recognized for his work as an attorney on several occasions.  Recently, Jon was named as a Top 10 Attorney Award for the State of Mississippi by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys in April 2015. Jon was also recognized as the 2015 Best Divorce Attorney in Mississippi by The Clarion-Ledger newspaper.​  Jon's work has also been recognized twice for his work with The Center for Violence Prevention, receiving the 2007 Angel Award and the 2010 Hero of the Year award from the Jackson Free Press for his work representing victims of domestic violence.


Jon resides in Rankin County, Mississippi with his wife and daughter. He attends Crossgates Baptist Church in Brandon, Mississippi, where he and his wife are active in teaching Sunday School.


Outside of the office, Jon enjoys exercising, working in the yard, studying the Bible, and enjoying a good movie with his family.

Jon represents his clients by beginning with the end in mind.


Jon may be contacted by telephone at 601-706-2915, or at 601-706-2916, or by email at