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Phone: (601) 988-0000
Fax: (601) 988-0001

229 Katherine Drive, Flowood, MS 39232
PO Box 320099, Flowood, MS 39232-9588

Learn About Deaton & Berry, P.A.

Based in Flowood, Mississippi, DEATON & BERRY, P.A. has more than 20 years of experience in providing legal services in the areas of insurance defense, civil, family, commercial, criminal, and real estate law. The firm was founded by JOE S. DEATON, III, who is licensed to represent individuals, insurance carriers, and other institutions in the State of Mississippi. JOE S. DEATON, III, together with his partner, DAVID "D" BERRY, IV strive to provide the most competent legal services to clients.


JOE S. DEATON, III received his undergraduate degree as Magna Cum Laude from the University of Mississippi in 1988, and his Juris Doctorate degree from the same university in 1990. He is licensed to practice in the entire State of Mississippi and in federal courts, including the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, Mississippi Bar Association, and the Hinds and Rankin County Bar Associations. His areas of expertise include all insurance matters, torts, motor vehicle accidents, general liability, agricultural liability, product liability, professional liability, real estate, trucking, construction, worker’s compensation, guardianship, estate, and other chancery matters. Attorney Deaton is also a member of the mediator panel of the Mississippi State Bar Association.

Email - jdeaton@dg-law.com




DAVID "D" BERRY is a partner at the law firm of Deaton & Berry, P.A. He was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2008. In 2004, he received his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from Mississippi College, where he was also a football letterman for four years. In 2008, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the same university, where he also served as President of the Mississippi Association for Justice and Christian Legal Society. He is a member of the Student Tutoring Assisting and Recruiting program and the Jackson Young Lawyers Association.

Email - dberry@dg-law.com



R. JASON CANTERBURY is an associate at the law firm of Deaton & Berry, P.A. Attorney Canterbury received his undergraduate degree Cum Laude in 2005 from Mississippi College and his Juris Doctorate degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 2009.  He is licensed to practice in all Mississippi and Federal Courts, including the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Mississippi Bar Association. His areas of practice include all insurance matters and defense of tort liability actions, including motor vehicle accident cases, general liability matters, as well as family law and criminal law.

Email - jcanterbury@dg-law.com

Jason Canterbury


Meet The Team

Sondra Montgomery—Paralegal to David F. Berry, IV

Brandy Robertson—Paralegal to Jason Canterbury 

Crystal Wiley-Dixon—Firm Paralegal 

• Brenda Jordan—Legal Assistant to Joe Deaton

Sonya Williams—Legal Assistant to Joe Deaton 


Community Support

To quote Luke 12:48, “To whom much is given, much will be required.” The attorneys at DEATON & BERRY P.A. are active members of the community and contribute significant time and other resources to the improvement of society. Understanding the need of nonprofit organizations and the underprivileged for low-cost, if not free legal services, they strive to exceed all minimum annual pro bono requirements.

The attorneys at DEATON & BERRY, P.A. are active in the following programs:

  • Campus Crusades for Christ
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Coastal Conservation Association
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Habitat for Humanity-Metro Jackson
  • Mission First Legal Services
  • Mississippi Department of Wildlife,
    Fisheries, & Parks
  • Police Benevolence Association
  • Rivers of the World
  • Stewpot
  • Madison County Junior Auxillary

Contact "D" BERRY and JOE S. DEATON, III  in Flowood, Mississippi, for benevolent and competent legal services.