Nathan Elmore

Attorney & Partner

Nathan H. Elmore is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Arts in History, pursued his legal education at the University of Georgia, where he earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1995.

Beginning his legal career with the Hinds County Public Defender’s Office, Mr. Elmore established his own law firm in 1998.

Since 2005, Mr. Elmore has geared his practice toward assisting immigrants from Mexico, Guatemala, and Latin-America. He also represents many clients from the states of Punjab and Haryana in India.

Mr. Elmore represents clients in Federal and State felony and misdemeanor criminal cases in the State of Mississippi. He has won verdicts of acquittal on charges ranging from DUI to murder. He handles removal matters in immigration courts throughout the country, particularly New Orleans and Memphis, and has won numerous cases at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Elmore has helped clients make large financial recoveries in worker’s compensation and personal injury claims. He regularly handles divorce, custody, and guardianship matters.

Mr. Elmore has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America and has conducted oral arguments before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. He practices in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi. He has represented clients before the Supreme Court of Mississippi and the Mississippi Court of Appeals. He regularly appears in Circuit, Chancery, Justice, and Municipal courts all over the State of Mississippi.

As a partner at Elmore Litton, Mr. Elmore takes pride in the firm's dedication to serving immigrants from diverse backgrounds, boasting native Spanish and Punjabi speakers among its staff. The team at Elmore Litton is committed to delivering quality legal representation and advice to immigrants, ensuring they receive fair treatment under the laws of the United States and the State of Mississippi.

Since 2011, Mr. Elmore has served as a consulting attorney to the Mexican Consulate in New Orleans. He resides in Jackson, Mississippi, with his wife and two daughters.

Year Joined Firm: 1998

Areas of Practice

  • Federal Felony Criminal Defense
  • State Felony Criminal Defense
  • DUI and misdemeanor cases
  • Auto and Workplace Injuries in Federal and State Courts
  • Workplace injuries before the Mississippi Worker’s Compensation Commission
  • Family Law in State Court
  • Asylum and Humanitarian Defense of Removal in Immigration Court

Bar Admission

  • Mississippi (1995)

Education and Honorifics


  • English and Spanish. Mr. Elmore has traveled extensively throughout Latin America.


  • Guardian UK newspaper – March 2017
  • Clarion Ledger Newspaper – multiple appearances in March 2017
  • WLBT News – multiple appearances in March 2017
  • Know your Rights presentations at several statewide events hosted by the Mexican Consulate of New Orleans, Louisiana – 2012 to 2018