Philip E. Carby received his bachelor’s degree in 1970 at Mississippi State University and his Juris Doctor degree in 1973 from The University of Mississippi. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar and American Bar Associations and served on the Board of Governors of the Mississippi Association of Justice (MAJ). Philip has been a member of the Mississippi and American Association of Justice since 1976. He is licensed to practice in Mississippi, State and Federal courts, and before the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1988, upon the death of the Judge of the Sixth Circuit Court District, Philip was appointed as an interim judge by Governor Ray Mabus.
Philip’s practice has focused on personal injury litigation, representing plaintiffs. He has been involved in various types of cases, including auto and 18-wheeler accidents, product liability, premises liability, insurance bad faith, and mass tort litigation (including medical devices and pharmaceuticals). He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Philip is married to Stella Jenkins Carby and has three children and six grandchildren. His hobbies include gardening, cycling, cooking, walking, fishing, and Bluegrass music. He is a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, having served there in many capacities over the years.