The law firm of Stroud & Harper, P.C. is located in Southaven, Desoto County, Mississippi. Our firm provides a broad range of legal services to individuals and business clients located in the North Mississippi and West Tennessee area. As always, we endeavor to ensure that each client and case receives personal attention and care from our attorneys and our experienced, efficient legal staff.
We consider ourselves to be a “full-service” law firm capable of handling any legal need that may arise. However, our primary focus is centered around representing and advising clients in the following Areas of Practice:
Labor and Employment Law
Business and Commercial Law Litigation
Contract Law and Litigation
Real Estate Law
For a small firm, we handle a high volume of residential and commercial real estate transactions, including, but not limited to, real estate closings, preparation of contracts and Deeds, and foreclosures. Our ability to timely and efficiently handle such a high volume is based on our growing experience and our familiarity with the real estate market in the DeSoto County area.
Our attorneys reside in DeSoto County and are actively involved in our churches, community, political, and legal organizations. Our active involvement in local activities has allowed our firm to build strong relationships with individuals, businesses, community organizations, and the legal community.
As DeSoto County and the surrounding areas continue to grow and change, you can depend on our firm to continue to offer the same high quality legal service, leadership, effective representation, advice, and confidentiality at a fair and reasonable price.
About Philip Stroud
Philip A. Stroud is a founding member of the firm, and his practice is devoted to general civil litigation with a focus on personal injury. Given the economic explosion in DeSoto County and the ever growing need for real estate practitioners, he has also established a real estate practice that is equipped to handle a client’s need for title work, title insurance, foreclosures, and real estate closings.
Philip grew up in DeSoto County, MS and completed his elementary and high school education at Southern Baptist Educational Center in Memphis, Tennessee. He completed his undergraduate degree in Managerial Finance from the University of Mississippi, and went on to receive his law degree from Samford University Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama.
While in law school, he achieved Dean’s List and was an active member of the Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board. Upon graduation from law school, he was admitted to the Alabama Bar and accepted a position with Lyons, Pipes & Cook, P.C., an insurance defense litigation firm in Mobile, Alabama. Shortly after accepting this position, he gained admission to the Mississippi Bar and began practicing law in both states.
Philip is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Mississippi, All Mississippi Federal Courts, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals , and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Alabama, and the Federal Court for the Southern District of Alabama. He has held membership in the Mississippi Bar Association, the Alabama Bar Association, the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association.