RONNY ROBERTS

Ronald L. Roberts

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Ronny Roberts practices in the firm’s litigation section. He also maintains an active alternative dispute resolution practice, having mediated and arbitrated disputes around the state for approximately 15 years.

 

 

Education

  • Mississippi State University, B.A. 1975
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor,1977 with distinction; Moot Court Board; Appellate Chairman, 1976; Chairman, 1977; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi
  • Harvard Law School Mediation Program of Instruction
  • Pepperdine University School of Law Advanced Mediation Training

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member, Tort, Insurance, Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections)
  • The Mississippi  Bar; Chair, Budget Committee (2000-2001)
  • Member Executive Committee (1999-2000)
  • Mississippi Board of Bar Commissioners, 1998-2001; (Chair, Fee Dispute Committee (2009-2010)
  • Executive Committee Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (2010-2013)
  • Lowndes County Bar Association
  • MUW Paralegal Advisory Board Member

Professional Acknowledgments

  • Mississippi Bar Foundation (Board of Trustees 2010-2013)

Case History

  • Agora Syndicate, Inc. v. Robinson Janitorial Specialists, Inc., 149 F.3d 371 (5th Cir. 1998)
  • Murray v. Red Kap Industries, Inc., 124 F.3d 695 (5th Cir. 1997)
  • Vaughn v. City of Olive Branch, 2010 WL 1328731 (N.D. Miss. 2010)
  • Maddox v. Townsend & Sons, 2009 WL 804696 (N.D. Miss. 2009)
  • Wildmon v. EMC National Life Ins. Co., 2009 WL 691226 (N.D. MIss. 2009)
  • Marchbanks v. Dolgencorp, 2008 WL 5050136 (N.D. Miss. 2008)
  • Brown v. Town of Vaiden, Mississippi, 2007 WL 1031310 (N.D. Miss. 2007)
  • Rice v. Perma Corp., 908 So.2d 875 (Miss. App. 2005)
  • Sheen v. Metropolitan Property & Casualty Ins. Co., 858 So.2d 186 (Miss. App. 2003)

Publications

  • Presenter: Mississippi Bar 2009 Summer School – Mediation
  • MUW Law Practice Seminar 2009 – ADR and the Litigated Case

Court Admissions

  • All state and federal courts, Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Pro Bono Work

  • Counsel-Columbus-Lowndes Habitat for Humanity
  • Board of Directors and Counsel-Good Samaritan Medical Clinic
  • Participant, Mississippi Volunteers Lawyers Project

Civic

  • First United Methodist Church Board of Trustees (1993-1996)
  • Habitat for Humanity Task Force Chairman (1994-2001)
  • Administrative Board Member Chairman (1998-2002)
  • Endowment Fund Committee Chairman (1997-2000)
  • Stewardship Chairman (1998-2000)
  • Columbus Kiwanis Club, Board of Directors (1998)
  • Oxford-Lafayette County United Way, Past Campaign Chairman and President
  • Columbus-Lowndes County United Way, Professional Division Chairman (1987)
  • Columbus-Lowndes Leadership Tomorrow
  • Magnolia Tennis Club Board of Directors, President (1991)
  • Boys & Girls Club of Columbus-lowndes County Board of Directors, President (1993-1996)

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi

Admitted

  • January 1978

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Contact Numbers

General 662-328-2316
Fax 662-328-8035

Mail

P. O. Box 1366
Columbus, MS 39703