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Robert H. Walker

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Robert Walker has practiced commercial and general litigation in numerous states and several foreign countries during his 35-year legal career, handling virtually every form of litigation a company might face. Most recently his work has involved business, employment and insurance litigation, representing manufacturers, distributors, commercial lenders, and insurance companies.

A native of Norfolk, Virginia, Robert received a B.S. from the University of Mississippi and the J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Areas of Practice
  • General and Commercial Litigation
  • Labor & Employment Litigation
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 1973
  • Texas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Mississippi, 1973
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Mississippi, 1973
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Texas, 2004
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Texas, 2004
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Texas, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981
Education
  • University of Mississippi School of Law
    • Oxford, Mississippi, 1973, J.D.
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award (Problems in Evidence)
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
    • Law Journal: Mississippi Law Journal, 1971 – 1973
  • University of Mississippi
    • Oxford, Mississippi, 1969, B.S.
    • Major: Mathematics
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation) – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Named a Mid-South Super Lawyer in 2013 and 2014
Reported Cases
  • Ordway v. Region 13 Mental Health – Mental Retardation Comm’n, 465 U.S. 1098 (1984)
  • Ordway v. Region 13 Mental Health – Mental Retardation Comm’n, 464 U.S. 1067 (1984)
  • State Bd. of Psychological Exam’rs v. Coxe, 355 So. 2d 669 ( Miss. 1978)
  • Doe v. Region 13 Mental Health – Mental Retardation Comm’n, 704 F.2d 1402 (5th Cir. 1983)
  • Dixon v. First Family Fin. Servs., Inc., No. Civ.A.3:01-CV-137BN, 2003 WL 21788959 (S.D. Miss.July 15, 2003)
  • Conner v. First Family Fin. Servs., Inc., No. 4:01CV242-P-B, 2002 WL 31056778 (N.D. Miss.Aug. 28, 2002)
  • Montgomery v. First Family Fin. Servs., Inc., 239 F. Supp. 2d 600 (S.D. Miss. 2002)
  • Dixon v. First Family Fin. Servs., 276 B.R. 173 (S.D. Miss. 2002)
  • Ross v. Citi financial, Inc., 203 F.R.D. 239 (S.D. Miss. 2001)
  • Warren v. City of Gulfport, 378 So. 2d 1098 (Miss. 1980)
  • City of Pascagoula v. Rayburn, 320 So. 2d 378 ( Miss. 1975)
Associations and Memberships
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • State Bar of Texas
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
Fraternities / Sororities
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Birth Information
  • 1946, Norfolk, Virginia
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