Robert Quimby

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Robert Quimby

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Robert represents numerous governmental entities, businesses, and individuals on a wide range of civil matters. He has tried numerous cases to successful jury verdicts. After attending Millsaps College and Mississippi College School of Law, where he was an editor of the Law Review, served on the Moot Court Board, and won numerous best paper awards, Robert practiced for nine years in his hometown of Hernando, Mississippi. While in Hernando, Robert served as a municipal court judge. He currently also serves on the Board of Directors and as the Secretary of Reed Manufacturing Co., Inc. His family attends First United Methodist Church in Tupelo. When not working, Robert enjoys rooting for his favorite soccer team, Arsenal, and hanging out with his wife and children.



  • Millsaps College, B.S., Cum Laude, 2008
  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2011
    • Executive Editor, Mississippi College Law Review
    • Moot Court Board, Mississippi College School of Law
    • Best Paper Awards in Legal Writing I & II, Civil Procedure II, Appellate Advocacy, and Elder Law
    • Estate Planning Council of Mississippi Academic Excellence Award

Professional Affiliations

  • Mississippi Bar

Case History

  • Murphy & Sons, Inc. v. DeSoto Cnty. Bd. of Sup'rs, 122 So. 3d 87 (Miss. Ct. App.2013)
  • Redding v. Miss. Transp. Comm'n, 169 So. 3d 958 (Miss. Ct. App. 2014)
  • Lauderdale v. DeSoto Cnty., 196 So. 3d 1091 (Miss. Ct. App. 2016)
  • State v. Murphy, 202 So. 3d 1243 (Miss. 2016)
  • Bostick v. DeSoto Cnty., 225 So. 3d 20 (Miss Ct. App. 2017)
  • Deloge v. DeSoto Cnty. Sheriff's Dept., 230 So. 3d 1026 (Miss Ct. App. 2017)


  • The Withering of Our Democratic Principals: Frame v. City of Arlington and Why (For Now?) The ADA N. Longer Represents Their Full Flowering, 29 Miss. C. L. Rev. 447 (2010).


  • Reed Manufacturing Company, Inc. Board of Directors (2015-present); Secretary (2024)
  • Municipal Court Judge, Hernando, Mississippi, 2014-2020
  • Northeast Mississippi Habitat for Humanity, Vice President
  • Complaint Tribunal, Member
  • Tupelo Historic Preservation Commission, Vice-Chairman
  • City of Tupelo 2025-2040 Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee

Court Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Courts of Mississippi & Western District of Tennessee
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of the United States


  • 2011