Catherine Bell represents employers, carriers and self-insured groups in workers’ compensation matters. She recognizes her clients’ expectations include a prompt, knowledgeable response with accurate analysis on exposure for the case and a plan for defense to help mitigate the exposure. Prior to joining MGC, Catherine practiced workers’ compensation defense in the Jackson area.

Catherine is married to Bucky and they have two children. Outside of the office, she enjoys camping, hiking and practicing yoga.

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation


  • University of Mississippi School of Law (JD, magna cum laude)
  • Mississippi State University (BS, magna cum laude)

Professional Memberships

  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers (Staff Editor of the MDLA Quarterly, 2011-2013)
  • Jackson Young Lawyers (Mediation Committee Co-Chair; volunteer mediator with Hinds County Justice Court, 2012-2015)
  • Mississippi Women Lawyer’s Association (Treasurer, 2016-2018; President-Elect, 2018-2019)
  • Mississippi Bar Association (Young Lawyers Division – Director, Central II District, 2016-2018; Women in the Profession Committee)
  • Madison County Bar Association (President, 2017; President-Elect, 2016; Treasurer, 2015)
  • Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum (2015)

Bar Admissions

  • 2010 Mississippi
  • US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • The Curious Case of Kevin Trudau: King Catch Me if You Can 79 Miss. L.J. 1043 (2010)

Community Involvement

  • Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (Board Member, 2016-2019)
  • Junior Auxiliary of Madison County