Robert H. Compton

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Biography

Mr. Robert Compton was Born in Meridian, Mississippi, April 8, 1953. He was Admitted to the bar, 1978, Mississippi, and elected Lauderdale County Prosecuting Attorney, serving from January, 1980 through December, 2003. Mr. Compton was also one of the original incorporators of Lauderdale County Habitat for Humanity, Inc., and attorney for the Board of Directors since 1989.

Reported Cases: Board of Educ. of Calhoun County v. Warner, 853 So.2d 1159 (Miss. 2003); Quitman Consolidated School District v. Enterprise School District, et al., 105 F.Supp.2d 545 (S.D Miss. 1999), Affirmed 226 F.3d 642, 148 Ed. Law Rep. 602 (5th Cir. July 11, 2000); Hall v. Dillard, 739 So.2d 383 (Ct. App. Miss. 1999); Broadhead v. Bonita Lakes Mall, Limited Partnership, 702 So.2d 92 (Miss. 1997); Brown v. Winn-Dixie Montgomery, Inc., 669 So.2d 92 (Miss. 1996); Lauderdale County School District v. Enterprise School District, et al., 24 F.3d 671 (5th Cir. 1994);; Austin Development Co. & Eastover Bank for Savings v. Sowashee Venture v. Austin Development, 19 F.3d 1077 (5th Cir. 1994); Estate of Otho Brown v. Lauderdale County School District, 624 So.2d 77 (Miss. 1993); Null v. Buntyn, 553 So.2d 29 (Miss. 1989).;

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Commercial Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • General Personal Injury
  • School Law
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(601) 693-6466  Phone
(601) 693-4840  Fax
www.witherspooncompton.com
University Attended:
Meridian Community College, A.A., 1973; Mississippi State University, B.S., 1975
Law School Attended:
Mississippi College, J.D., 1978
Year of First Admission:
1978
Admission:
1978, Mississippi
Memberships:
Lauderdale County (President, 1988-1989), Federal and American Bar Associations; The Mississippi Bar (Member, Board of Bar Commissioners, 10th Circuit Court District, 1997-2000); Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference; Commercial Law League of America.
Birth Information:
Meridian, Mississippi, April 8, 1953
Reported Cases:
Board of Educ. of Calhoun County v. Warner, 853 So.2d 1159 (Miss. 2003); Hall v. Dillard, 739 So.2d 383 (Ct. App. Miss.1999); Broadhead v. Bonita Lakes Mall, Limited Partnership, 702 So.2d 92 (Miss.1997); Brown v. Winn-Dixie Montgomery, Inc., 669 So.2d 92 (Miss. 1996); Lauderdale County School District v. Enterprise School District, et al., 24 F.3d 671 (5th Cir. 1994); Austin Development Co. & Eastover Bank for Savings v. Sowashee Venture v. Austin Development, 19 F.3d 1077 (5th Cir. 1994); Estate of Otho Brown v. Lauderdale County School District, 624 So.2d 77 (Miss. 1993); Null v. Buntyn, 553 So.2d 29 (Miss. 1989).
ISLN:
908254017
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