Rick Mitchell is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. He has worked in the Mississippi Attorney General's Office, Civil Litigation Division, and was later Senior Counsel for the Mississippi Employment Security Commission. In 1992, Rick was appointed as Assistant District Attorney for the 20th Circuit Court District and in 1999 was appointed District Attorney by then Governor Kirk Fordice and served five years as District Attorney for Rankin and Madison counties.
Prior to Hubbard, Mitchell, Williams & Strain, PLLC, Rick was an associate and then partner with the former Wells, Moore, Simmons & Hubbard, PLLC, beginning in 2004.
Rick concentrates his practice in mass tort litigation including asbestos and silica litigation, as well as criminal defense.