Areas of Expertise:

  • Torts
  • Advanced Torts
  • Civil Law Obligations
  • Civil Law Successions & Donations
  • Civil Law Property
  • Products Liability
  • Comparative Law 

Phillip L. McIntosh


Associate Dean & Professor of Law




  • Louisiana State University, B.S., Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Kappa Phi
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., Order of the Coif, Louisiana Law Review
  • New York University, LL.M.


Judicial Clerkships:


  • Judge Cecil C. Cutrer, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Third Circuit, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1979-80


Professional Experience:


  • Mississippi College School of Law
    • Professor of Law, 1996-present
    • Associate Professor of Law, 1991-1996
  • Associate (1981-1985), and partner (1986-1991), Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett & Trascher, Monroe, Louisiana




  • When the Surgeon Has HIV — What to Tell Patients About the Risk of Exposure and the Risk of Transmission, 42 Kan. L. Rev. 315 (1996); Tort Reform in Mississippi: An Appraisal of the New Law of Products Liability, Part I, 16 Miss. C. L. Rev. 393 (1996); Tort Reform in Mississippi: An Appraisal of the New Law of Products Liability, Part II, 17 Miss. C. L. Rev.277 (1997).
  • Comparative Fault, 2 Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law 419 (Jeffrey Jackson, et al.,eds., 2001); Intentional Torts, 5 Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law 297 (Jeffrey Jackson, et al.,eds., 2001).


Lectures, Panels & Discussions:


  • Panelist, Southeastern Association of Law Schools, July 2011. Topic: Recruiting, Training, and Managing Adjunct Professors
  • Panelist, Mississippi College Law Review Symposium on Tort Reform in Mississippi, November 2002.
  • Panelist, The State We're In (Public Affairs Program on Mississippi Public Television) Judicial Selection, November 2001.
  • Panelist, Mississippi College Law Review Symposium on Judicial Selection, November 2001.
  • Speaker, Joint Meeting, Mississippi and Louisiana Judicial Colleges New Orleans, Louisiana, August, 1998. Topic: Mississippi Products Liability Act of 1993.


Memberships & Admissions:


  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Capitol Area Bar Association


Professional Activities:


  • Board of Advisors, Federalist Society of Mississippi, 1995-2002
  • Board of Directors, Ballet Mississippi, 1995-2000
  • Board of Directors, Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Inc., 1987-91
  • Member, Ouachita Parish Steering Committee for Buddy Roemer for Governor, 1987
  • Delegate, Louisiana State Republican Convention, 1989
  • Choir member, Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Madison, Mississippi
  • Bible Study Teacher, Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Madison, Mississippi