Keith D. Obert

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Ridgeland, Mississippi

Obert Law Group
Keith D. Obert
Obert Law Group

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Litigation view more

Licensed in Mississippi since: 1988

Education: The University of Mississippi School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2023
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Obert Law Group

750 Avignon Drive
Suite 1
Ridgeland, MS 39157 Phone: 601-856-9690 Email: Keith D. Obert Visit website

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Attorney Keith D. Obert is a partner at Obert Law Group, P.A., in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Mr. Obert devotes his practice to personal injury law, products liability, and premises liability law, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation matters. He serves clients injured due to negligence, as well as those alleged to have been negligent, throughout the Jackson, Mississippi, metropolitan area, and Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. He also serves as a Certified Mediator in all types of civil litigation and other disputes. 

Mr. Obert has more than 33 years of experience litigating civil matters. Over the course of his career, he has handled personal injury matters involving insurance, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, products liability, toxic torts and uninsured/underinsured motorist claims. He is a seasoned litigator with more than 250 trials and a Certified Mediator for more than 18 years.

In addition to managing his law practice, Mr. Obert regularly speaks at continuing legal education seminars on topics, including civil litigation, trial practice, expert witness depositions, insurance and ethics. He is a member of professional organizations, including the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, the Mississippi Claims Association, the Defense Research Institute and the American Bar Association.

In honor of his successful career, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Obert an AV Preeminent* rating, and he has a 10.0 Top Rated Attorney rating from AVVO.com. Over his career, he has served in leadership roles and on committees for the Capital Area Bar Association, Jackson Young Lawyers, The Mississippi Bar’s Young Lawyers Division, and The Mississippi Bar. In 2001, Mr. Obert was awarded Mississippi’s Outstanding Young Lawyer. 

Mr. Obert earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Alabama. He received his law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. In 1988, he obtained his licenses to practice law in Mississippi and Tennessee, and in Alabama in 1989. He is qualified to appear before all Mississippi state and federal courts and many state and federal courts in Alabama and Tennessee, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Defense, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Litigation, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Defense

First Admitted: 1988, Mississippi

Professional Webpage: https://www.obertlawgroup.com/attorneys

Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Mediator, Continuing Legal Education, University of Mississippi Center, 2003
  • Alabama Law License, 1989
  • Tennessee Law License, 1988
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Editor, Business Law Section Newsletter
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Mississippi Claims Association
  • Chairman, Mississippi Bar, YLD, Nominations and Awards Committee
  • Chairman, Mississippi Bar, YLD, Public Relations Committee
  • Chairman, Membership Services Committee
  • Director, Mississippi Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, American Bar Association, Automobile Law Committee, Torts and Insurance Practice Section
  • Member, Defense Research and Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Tennessee
  • Alabama
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Mississippi
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association - President, 1996
  • Hinds County Bar Association - Director, 1995
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association - Director, 1997
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association - Treasurer, 1994
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association - Vice President, 1995
Educational Background:
  • University of Alabama, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1984
Representative Clients:
  • ACE USA, ACUITY, Auto-Owners Insurance Company, AutoZone, Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., Cessna/Textron, Chubb Group, Dixie Specialty Insurance, Inc., Gallagher Bassett, G&K Services, General Star Management Company, Hanover Insurance Company, Infinity Insurance Group, John Deere Insurance Group, Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London, Logan's Roadhouse, Playcore, Inc., Redland Transportation, Shelby Insurance Company, Southern United Fire Insurance Company, The Gap, Inc., Toys "R" Us, Inc.  
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Lee v. Fountain, Madison County Chancery Court, Mississippi- Rule 41 Dismissal of all Plaintiff's Claims with Prejudice Moser v. AutoZone, Inc., Hinds County Circuit Court, Mississippi- Motion for Directed Verdict Granted and all of Plaintiff's Claims Dismissed with Prejudice, 2019
  • Defendant AutoZone’s Motion for Direct Versict was granted at the close of Plaintiff’s case and Plaintiff’s case and all claims were dismissed, as a matter of law.
Honors/Awards:
  • Executive Committee - Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, The Mississippi Bar, 2021
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Personal Injury General-Defense
  • Top Rated Lawyers of the Mid-South , Avvo.com
  • 10/10 Rating, AVVO Legal Ratings and Reviews
  • Top One Percent (1%) of Professionals
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 2000 - 2001
  • President, Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Competition Chair, Moot Court Board, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Chief Prosecutor, Honor Council, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Chairman, Honor Council, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • President Pro Tem, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Law School Senate, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year in Mississippi, Young Lawyers Division - MS Bar Association, As Awarded Annually by the Young Lawyers Division of the MS Bar Association, 2001
  • Member, Moot Court Board, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Recommended Attorney, Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys, 1997
  • President of the Fellows of the Young Lawyers of the MS Bar Association, 2014
  • Fellow of the Young Lawyers of the MS Bar Association, 2005
Industry Groups:
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Product Manufacturers
  • Retail

Office location for Keith D. Obert

750 Avignon Drive
Suite 1
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2023

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