Circuit Court

Mississippi Electronic Courts

Electronic filing through the Mississippi Electronic Courts (MEC) system has been implemented for both civil and criminal cases in Pearl River County Circuit and County Courts. All filing, signing, verification, and service of pleadings and papers shall be made in accordance with the Administrative Procedures set forth by MEC. Please visit the MEC website or call the MEC Help Desk at 601-576-4650 to register or for additional information.

Circuit Court Judges

  1. Judge standing in courtroom

    Honorable Prentiss G. Harrell


    Mailing Address

    P. O. Box 488
    Purvis, MS 39475

    Court Administrator

    Nick Tremonte
    Email Nick Tremonte
    Phone: 601-794-3482

    Staff Attorney

    Matthew W. O’Quain
    Email Matthew W. O'Quain
    Phone: 601-794-3484


  1. Judge standing in courtroom

    Honorable Claiborne McDonald, IV


    Mailing Address

    P. O. Box 590
    Poplarville, MS 39475

    Court Administrator

    Leann Smith
    Email Leann Smith
    Phone: 601-403-2360
    Fax: 601-403-2363

    Staff Attorney

    Scarlett Jones
    Email Scarlett Jones
    Phone: 601-403-2360
    Fax: 601-403-2363


  1. Judge standing by American flag

    Honorable Brad A. Touchstone


    Mailing Address

    P. O. Box 269
    Purvis, MS 39475

    Court Administrator

    Crystal Browning   
    Email Crystal Browning
    Phone: 601-794-1051

    Staff Attorney

    Tim Evans
    Email Tim Evans
    Phone: 601-794-3483