Keith D. Obert

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Ridgeland, MS

Obert Law Group
 | 750 Avignon Drive, Suite 1
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone: 601-401-8443
Fax: 601-856-9686
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

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, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation matters. He serves clients injured due to negligence throughout the Jackson, Mississippi, metropolitan area, and Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. 

Mr. Obert has more than 31 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 17 years.

In addition to managing his law practice, Mr. Obert regularly speaks at continuing legal education events 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. Over the years, he has served in leadership roles and on committees for the Capital Area Bar Association, Jackson Young Lawyers and The Mississippi Bar’s Young Lawyers Division.

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 license to practice law. 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
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products
  • 10%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability, Arbitration, Mediation

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

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About Keith Obert

Admitted: 1988, Mississippi

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

Honors/Awards:

  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Personal Injury General-Defense
  • Super Lawyer
  • 10/10 Rating, AVVO Legal Ratings and Reviews
  • Top Five Percent (5%) 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

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Mediator, Continuing Legal Education, University of Mississippi Center, 2003
  • Alabama Law License, 1989
  • Tennessee Law License, 1988

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Editor, Business Law Section Newsletter

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • 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

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.  

Educational Background:

  • University of Alabama, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1984

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Product Manufacturers
  • Retail
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Office Location for Keith D. Obert

750 Avignon Drive
Suite 1
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Phone: 601-401-8443

Fax: 601-856-9686

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Last Updated: 3/11/2020

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