Robert H. Pedersen

Member

Robert H. Pedersen was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1976. His experience spans from insurance litigation, appellate advocacy and Section 1983 litigation to Mississippi Tort Claims Act defense, and tort and general litigation. His cases of note include Coleman Powermate, Inc. v. Rheem Mfg. Co., 880 So.2d 329 (Miss. 2004); Wong v. Stripling, 881 F.2d 200 (5th Cir. 1989); Hodges v. Madison County Medical Center, 929 So.2d 381 (Miss. App. 2006). From 1969-1973, Robert served our country as a United States Army Infantry Officer.

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1926
Email: bpedersen@watkinseager.com
Practice Areas

Appellate Advocacy
Insurance Litigation
Tort and General Litigation
Education

Bachelor's Degree: History and Political Science, University of Mississippi, 1969
Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, 1976

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 Publications And Honors

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mississippi Bar Pro Bono Award
  • Mississippi Law Journal, Board of Editors (1974-1976)
  • U.S. District Judge Orma R. Smith, law clerk (1976-1979)

Professional And Community Involvement

  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • National Lawyers Association
  • The Mississippi Bar
 
 
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