Robert A. Biggs, III
Attorney
"CHANGING TIMES HAVE NOT CHANGED MY WORK PHILOSOPHY: ASSESS CLIENT NEEDS EARLY, COMMUNICATE, BE PROACTIVE, AND NEVER COMPROMISE INTEGRITY."
ABOUT Robert A. Biggs, III

After graduating from the Ole Miss Law School in May 1976, Bob spent one year (1976-1977) as a law clerk to the Chief Judge for the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Upon completion of his clerkship, he immediately entered the practice of law focusing his practice in Litigation. For thirty-eight years he has been actively engaged in a general trial practice in all Mississippi courts, state and federal. He is a former President of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers and an active member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. His trial experience has focused on representation of Corporate, Commercial Business and Insurance clients. Specialized areas of his practice include transportation law, the defense of common carrier and independent trucking companies in the defense of catastrophic personal injury claims, premises liability, products liability, business torts and insurance coverage litigation. Bob is a certified mediator for the Mississippi State Bar and a certified panel commercial arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and NAMS.

Practice Areas
Education
University of Mississippi, J.D. (1976)
University of Mississippi, B.S. (1973)
Law Clerk to Chief Judge of 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (1976-1977)
Bar Admissions
Mississippi State and Federal Courts
Supreme Court of Mississippi, 1976
Federal District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, 1978
Federal District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 1978
Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1978
Distinctions
Member, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
Member, Counsel on Litigation Management (CLM)
President, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (2003)
Selected to Best Lawyers in America in Area of Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Selected Mid South Super Lawyers in the areas of Personal Injury Defense and Civil Litigation
AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Member, Scribes
Listed in Bests Recommended Insurance Directory for 35 Years
Member, Task Force for Judicial Reform by Appointment of Chief Justice Edwin Pittman, Mississippi Supreme Court (2002)
Elected Member Board of Bar Commissioners, The Mississippi Bar
Chairman of the Litigation Section, The Mississippi Bar
Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation, District Trustee (2002-2005)
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Selected as Top 100 Litigation Lawyer, The American Society of Legal Advocates (2013)
Membership & Affiliations
Member, Counsel on Litigation Management
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
The American Lawyer and Martindale Hubbell Top Rated Lawyer in America in Insurance Law, 2013
Defense Research Institute (Trucking & Insurance Sections)
American Bar Association (Litigation & TIPS Sections)
Association of Former Federal Law Clerks
Member, Transportation Lawyers Association
Member, Scribes
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Certified AAA, NAMS Arbitrator in Areas of Commercial and Transportation Law
Reported Decisions
Floy Estelle Davis Burnett, by and through Eugene L. Fair, Guardian Ad Litem v. Ruin Joseph Burnett, et al., 362 So.2d 828 (Miss. 1978)
Billy J. Ervin v. United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company, et al., 365 So.2d 1208 (Miss. 1979)
Onesifrus McKey v. Mississippi Bank & Trust Company, 366 So.2d 234 (Miss. 1979)
Herschel Brickell, Individually and as McKey-McPhail, Inc. v. First National Bank, 373 So.2d 1013 (Miss. 1979)
Upton's Carpet Floor Covering, Inc. v. Max Hodges, 379 So.2d 543 (Miss. 1980)
Mary L. Farrier v. The Mississippi Bank, 390 So.2d 596 (Miss. 1980)
Bonnie C. Berg v. Dennis E. Gray and Gray's Flying Service, Inc., 421 So.2d 487 (Miss. 1982)
W.L. Pittman, et al. v. Charles L. Pittman, 424 So.2d 1286 (Miss. 1983)
The Mississippi Bank v. Steve Randall Kelly, Jr., a minor, by and through his Guardian, Rebecca Ann S. Kelly, 445 So.2d 849 (Miss. 1984)
Dale J. Leininger v. Merchants &Farmers Bank, Macon, MS & Charles G. Perkins & W.L. Stokes, 481 So.2d 1086 (Miss. 1986)
John B. Hooker and Mrs. Madison Hooker v. B.E. Grantham, Jr. Trustee of Clinton Gilliam Rotenberry and Minnie B. Rotenberry Trusts, 487 So.2d 234 (Miss. 1986)
General Equipment Manufacturers v. Coco Bros, Inc., 702 F.Supp. 608 (S.D. Miss. 1988)
Sherry Dees, individually and as next friend of her minor children, Trisha Doyle, Cheryl, Doyle, and Charlotte Dees v. Robert Shawn Hallum, et al., 721 F.Supp 789 (N.D. Miss. 1989)
California Union Insurance Company v. City of Walnut Grove, MS, et al. v. Federal Insurance Company (Third Party Defendant) v. Dan Bottrell Agency, Inc. (Third Party Defendant), 857 F.Supp. 515 (S.D. Miss. 1994)
Pamela Hobson, Individually and as Administratrix of the Estate of Charles Hobson v. Waggoner Engineering, Inc. & National Seal Company, 878 So.2d 68 ( Miss. Ct. App. 1999)
Louis Johnson, et al. v. Heublein, Inc., et al., 227 F.3d 236 (5th Cir. 2000)
Copiah County Board of Supervisors v. Motor Classics, Ltd. And Charles Kemp, 269 F.Supp.2d 763 (S.D. Miss. 2003)
James Henry Morgan v. Powe Timber Company, et al., 367 F.Supp.2d 1032 (S.D. Miss. 2005)
John B. Morgan v. Powe Timber Company, et al., 2006 WL 1272950 (S.D. Miss. 2006)
Almond v. Flying J Gas Co., 957 So.2d 437 (Miss. Ct. App. 2007)
In re Dissolution of the Marriage of Bryan Thomas Robbins, Sr. and Nan W. Robbins, 744 So.2d 394 (Miss. Ct. App. 1999)