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Robert E. Hayes Jr.
  • Partner


Southaven, MS






Robbie Hayes has been practicing law in Mississippi for 13 years and in Tennessee for 7 years.  He focuses his practice in the areas of general civil litigation and criminal defense.  He has practiced law throughout the state of Mississippi and in West Tennessee throughout his career.  Robbie is a native of Liberty, Mississippi.  He attended Southwest Mississippi Community College where he was a member of the SMCC baseball team.  He was inducted into the SMCC Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.  He is also a graduate of Mississippi State University where he was a member of the MSU Baseball Team.  Robbie obtained his Masters' Degree from MSU in Education and taught and coached baseball at Clinton High School and Brookhaven High School, before entering law school at Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, MS, where he obtained his law degree in 2002.

Robbie was recognized by his peers as a Mid-South Rising Star for General Litigation in 2010.  He also obtained an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating in Litigation in the areas of General Practice and Criminal Law as rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Mediator, Mississippi Bar Association (approved), 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2002
  • Tennessee, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2002


  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 2002
  • Mississippi State University
    • M.S. - 1996
  • Mississippi State University
    • B.S. - 1992
  • Southwest Mississippi Community College
    • A.A. - 1990

Representative Cases

  • Holmes v. Nelson, 956 So.2d 278 (MS 2006), 2006, Miss. Ct. of App

Representative Clients

  • City of Southaven
  • Civil Link, LLC
  • DeSoto County School District
  • L&T Construction, Inc.
  • Southern States Police Benevolent Association


  • Sports Law - Adjunct Professor, Mississippi College, 2004 to 2004

Honors and Awards

  • Southwest Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame, 2011 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mississippi Bar Association, 2002 to Present
  • DeSoto County Bar Association, 2006 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Rozier Hayes, PLLC, Partner, 2009 to 2013
  • Robinson, Biggs, Ingram, Solop & Farris, PLLC, Associate, 2008 to 2009

Ancillary Businesses

  • Mediator

“I am very aware that when you hire me, you are placing your future in my hands. I will do everything I can to obtain a positive outcome for you.”
— Robbie Hayes