Benjamin Mathis

Practice Groups:


Medical Malpractice Defense

Product Liability

Casualty/Tort Litigation

Insurance Services

Office Locations:

Ridgeland (Jackson), MS



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  • Juris Doctor, University of Mississippi School of Law, 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts - English, University of Mississippi, 2013

Year Joined Firm



Heyl Royster


Benjamin Mathis (Associate)

Ben focuses his practice in civil litigation, including the defense of personal injury claims that arise from automobile and trucking accidents.

Ben earned his B.A. from the University of Mississippi and his law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he participated in trial advocacy and negotiation team competitions, volunteered with North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, and served as the Social Chair of the Sports Law Society. Ben also served as a summer intern with the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office. During his third year of law school, Ben practiced as a Student Lawyer in the University of Mississippi School of Law Transactional Clinic, assisting start-up nonprofit businesses and low-income farmers in creating LLCs and 501(c)(3) corporations.

Prior to joining Heyl Royster, Ben worked as an attorney at a prominent Mississippi law firm with multiple offices throughout the state, concentrating his practice on the defense of automobile and trucking personal injury cases. During his first year of practice, he practiced at a small firm in Grenada, Mississippi, focusing on personal injury cases and estate administration.

A native of Corinth, Mississippi, Ben joined Heyl Royster’s Jackson office in 2019. As the son of a trucking company owner, Ben firmly recognizes and understands the needs of his representative transportation clients.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Mississippi
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi