Robert E. Williford


Founding Partner

303 Highland Park Cove, Suite A

Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157

Local: 601-991-2000

Toll Free: 866-263-2072

Fax: 601-991-0859

Areas of Practice

  • Wills, Trusts & Estates

  • Estate & Trust Litigation

  • Conservatorships & Guardianships

  • Formation & Business Planning

  • Partnerships

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1973

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1973

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1973

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Mississippi Bar, Estates & Trusts Section 

  • Madison County Bar Association

  • Estate Planning Council of Mississippi

  • Jackson Estate Planning Forum

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow

  • Study Committee of Estate and Trusts Section of Mississippi Bar, Member

  • Selected to Super Lawyers 2011 - 2016

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Phi Delta Phi

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Moot Court Board (Chairman)


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi

    • J.D. – 1972

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi

    • Master of Arts – 1965

    • Bachelor of Arts – 1964

Past Employment Positions

  • Mississippi College School of Law, Adjunct Professor, Wills, Estates and Trusts

  • Trustmark National Bank, Vice President and Trust Officer, Estate and Trust Division

Instructional Courses and Presentations

  • Various estate planning seminars to CLU and life insurance professionals

  • Various probate and estate administration seminars to attorneys and paralegals

  • Various in-house training programs for bank trust departments

  • Various estate planning seminars to business and civic groups

  • Presentation to the Mississippi Judicial College and Mississippi Conference of Chancery Court Judges on Uniform Prudent Investor Act

  • ·Presentation to Conference of Chancery Court Clerks on estate, guardianship and conservatorship administration


  • Mississippi Probate and Estate Administration, 3d, ed.  published by Thomson West

  • Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law, Wills section and Trust section published by Thomson West

Bob isn't just an estate attorney in Mississippi.  He literally wrote the book.