The Law Office of William J. Dukes, PLLC

(601) 448-0015

1000 Highland Colony Pkwy, Suite 5203
Ridgeland, MS 39157

© 2019 The Law Office of William J. Dukes, PLLC

The Law Office of
William J. Dukes, PLLC


William J. Dukes

Attorney, Principal

Licensed Mississippi Attorney

Registered Patent Attorney

LL.M., Taxation, University of Alabama (2019)

J.D., University of Mississippi (2010)

M.S., Physics, University of Illinois (2007)

B.S., Physics, University of the South (2003)

A native of Gulfport, Mississippi, William J. Dukes pursued graduate studies in physics before law school. After obtaining his law degree and being admitted to the Mississippi bar and the patent bar, Mr. Dukes practiced law with a large Jackson firm for seven years before opening The Law Office of William J. Dukes, PLLC in 2017. Mr. Dukes focuses his practice on the needs of small businesses and business owners in matters involving intellectual property, business law, and estate planning.


Practice Areas

Intellectual Property

Patent applications
Trademark registration
Copyright registration
Trade secret protection
IP Licensing
IP Litigation

Business Law

Small business legal counsel
Non-profit & charity counsel
New entity formation
Corporate & partnership taxation
Compliance matters
Business succession planning

Estates & Trusts

Estate planning
Revocable & irrevocable trusts
Probate & estate administration
Trust & estate taxation
Long-term care planning
Guardianship & conservatorship