Hon. Robert Q. Whitwell

Hon. Robert Q. Whitwell

Judge
Location:
Ashland, Mississippi
Phone:
(662) 224-6300
Fax:
(662) 224-6303

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1986

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 1972
  • Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi
    • B.S. - 1968

Published Works

  • "Pre-Emptory Challenges after Bastson v. Kentucky", Mississippi State Bar, 1988
  • "What Every Good Lawyer Should Know About the Federal Rules of Procedure", Mississippi Trial Lawyers, 1989
  • "Amendments to the Federal Rules of Procedure", The Mississippi Lawyer, 1992

Classes/Seminars

  • What Every Good Lawyer Should Know About the Federal Criminal Practice, Mississippi Trial Lawyers, 1990

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Civil Litigation Award, United States Attorney General, 1990 - 1991

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi State Bar Association
  • Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • DeSoto County Courts Committee, President, 1979 - 1982

Past Employment Positions

  • Northern District of Mississippi, United States Attorney, 1985 - 1993
  • Washington, District of Columbia, Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General, 1991 - 1992
  • Municipal Court Judge Horn Lake, Mississippi, 1975 - 1985
  • Farese, Farese & Farese, P.A., Partner

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha
  • Beta Beta Beta