Firm Overview

An Ongoing Tradition of Excellence
(601) 544-1234

Montague, Pittman & Varnado, P.A. A Full-Service Mississippi Law Firm

Personal Injury Attorneys, Insurance Defense Litigation, Employment Law

At Montague, Pittman & Varnado, P.A., our six skilled attorneys are dedicated to providing exceptional service and close personal attention to each client. With a longstanding reputation dating back to 1953, we work each day to maintain the confidence and respect of our clients, as well as our legal peers. We have earned high honors as a Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated* law firm. Several of our attorneys have also been listed in the publication The Best Lawyers in America, one member for 25 years, as well as being listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers; selection for these honors is based on a confidential peer-review system. For a free initial consultation with a highly experienced attorney, contact Montague, Pittman & Varnado, P.A. today.

Our practice

As a well-established law firm with considerable resources, our lawyers are prepared to handle large cases and complex litigation. We have access to a large network of professionals and expert witnesses who assist in our investigation and fact-finding processes: accountants, economists, private investigators, and medical professionals. As a general practice law firm, we practice in a wide variety of areas, including:

Our Clientele

At Montague, Pittman & Varnado, P.A., we represent clients from all walks of life. We fight for fair recoveries on behalf of our hard-working Mississippi neighbors suffering from catastrophic personal injuries. We represent local governmental clients as the leading Mississippi accident lawyers. We protect the corporate interests of Fortune 500 Companies and insurers. No matter who walks through our doors, we believe in treating every client with the respect they deserve.

Our distinguished corporate clients include:

We provide general counsel for:

Montague, Pittman & Varnado in the News




April, 2012 – Frank D. Montague, Jr. was among five alumni of the University of Mississippi School of Law to be inducted into the 2012 Law Alumni Hall of Fame during Law Alumni Weekend, April 20 - 21.  Montague served as city judge in Hattiesburg from 1956-60 and as city attorney in 1972-86.  Montague practices civil litigation and general civil law in Hattiesburg with Montague, Pittman & Varnado, P. A, where he was President until 2001. 

As an Ole Miss undergraduate, he was president of the student body and was chosen for the Student Hall of Fame.  In 1977, Montague became the third recipient of the Ole Miss Law Alumnus of the Year award. 


Montague has served as President of the Mississippi Bar Association, the Mississippi Bar Foundation, the Lamar Order, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, the University of Mississippi Law Alumni Association and South Central Mississippi Bar Association, and as Chairman of Mississippi Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He represented four Southern States for two terms on the ABA Standing Committee on Professional Discipline, chaired the United States Supreme Court Disciplinary Rules Revision Committee, served as First Chairman of the Mississippi Tort Claims Board (for two terms by Gubernatorial appointment) and represented five Justices of the Supreme Court, including the Chief Justice, in a matter before the Mississippi Judicial Performance Commission. He has served as a specially appointed Supreme Court Justice. He was a member of the Executive Council of the National Conference of Bar Presidents, a Director of the American Judicature Society and is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He has received the Mississippi Bar Foundation Professionalism Award and was the First Recipient of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association Lifetime Achievement Award. Montague has been selected for inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America" since 1983.  He holds Juris Doctor and Civil Engineering degrees from the University of Mississippi and has attended, and taught political science and law classes at the University of Southern Mississippi.





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F. Douglas Montague, III a partner in the Hattiesburg Firm of Montague, Pittman & Varnado, P.A. has been selected for inclusion in the 2010 and 2011 issues of MidSouth Super Lawyers Magazine for Business Litigation.  Super Lawyers is a nationally recognized guide to attorneys identified through independent research and the recommendation of their peers.  Montague has previously been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Commercial Litigation.