About Keith D. Obert

Keith D. Obert

Keith D. Obert

Title: President

Firm/Company: Obert Law Group


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An active litigator for over 31 years in Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi, Keith D. Obert has become a popular CLE presenter in recent years, and his extensive courtroom experience in several different states brings a unique breadth to his lectures.

A native of Memphis, Keith currently is the primary litigation attorney for his firm, practicing heavily in the defense of vehicular accidents, premises liability claims, products liability, toxic torts, insurance agent errors and omission claims, direct insurance carrier actions with an emphasis in bad faith, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims and insurance coverage disputes.

His eclectic trial experience over the years enables Mr. Obert to provide a balanced look at current issues from both plaintiff and defense perspectives. In addition, his active work as a licensed mediator in recent years accentuates his ability to offer helpful hints to both plaintiff and defense counsel.

Mr. Obert received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law.


Upcoming In-Person Seminars at Barristers

Recent Developments in Mississippi Law

Date/Location: July 21st, 2021 at 8:30 am Central in Starkville, MS

Mississippi's most comprehensive "update" CLE course - now in its 27th year!

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Recent Developments in Mississippi Law

Date/Location: July 27th, 2021 at 8:30 am Central in Hattiesburg, MS

Mississippi's most comprehensive "update" CLE course - now in its 27th year!

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Recent Developments in Mississippi Law

Date/Location: July 29th, 2021 at 8:30 am Central in Gulfport, MS

Mississippi's most comprehensive "update" CLE course - now in its 27th year!

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On-Demand Courses Taught at Barristers

Deposing Expert Witnesses & Defending Expert Depositions

Plaintiff & Defense Perspectives on the Expert Witness Deposition

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Effective Direct-Examination (and More)

Tips on mastering the deceptively tricky art of direct and cross examination.

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MS - Torts, Insurance, Civil Procedure, & Workers' Compensation, Part 1: 2020 Recent Developments in Mississippi Law

Part 1 of the Torts & Insurance segment of our 26th annual Recent Developments in Mississippi Law course.

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MS - Torts, Insurance, Civil Procedure, & Workers' Compensation, Part 1: 2021 Recent Developments in Mississippi Law

Part 1 of the Torts, Insurance, & Civil Procedure segment of our 27th annual Recent Developments in Mississippi Law course. Available for viewing starting July 3, 2021.

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MS - Torts, Insurance, Civil Procedure, & Workers' Compensation, Part 2: 2020 Recent Developments in Mississippi Law

Part 2 of the Torts & Insurance segment of our 26th annual Recent Developments in Mississippi Law course.

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MS - Torts, Insurance, Civil Procedure, & Workers' Compensation, Part 2: 2021 Recent Developments in Mississippi Law

Part 2 of the Torts, Insurance, & Civil Procedure segment of our 27th annual Recent Developments in Mississippi Law course. Available for viewing starting July 3, 2021.

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Premises Liability: Plaintiff & Defense Strategies, Part 1

A practical one-hour introduction to lawsuits against owners and occupiers of property. Includes discussion of status of the plaintiff, landlord/tenant liability, and recent developments.

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Premises Liability: Plaintiff & Defense Strategies, Part 2

A practical one-hour course picking up where Part 1 left off in a discussion of premises lawsuits. Includes discussion of false arrest, allocation of fault, and much more.

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Premises Liability: Plaintiff & Defense Strategies, Part 3

A practical one-hour course picking up where Part 2 left off in a discussion of premises lawsuits. Includes discussuion of dram shop actions and trial preparation.

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Preparing Your Client (and Yourself) for Mediation

Do's and Don'ts for lawyers and clients - to ensure a successful mediation. Available for viewing starting June 21, 2021.

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Preparing Your Client for Deposition

How to avoid the pitfalls: Nuts & bolts pointers to ensure that your client is prepared for the frightening experience of being deposed.

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The New Guardianship & Conservatorship Act in Mississippi

An examination of Mississippi's new "GAP Act," the new statute that dramatically changes the procedures for guardianships and conservatorships.

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Trial Testimony: Preparing Your Witnesses

A follow-up to our popular course on "Preparing Your Client for Deposition," this course looks at the differences and challenges when preparing your witnesses for courtroom testimony.

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Trying an Automobile Injury Case

Fast-paced Tips on Winning the "Fender Bender" and Beyond

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Trying Your First Civil Case

A Concise A to Z Guide to Preparing for Your First Civil Trial

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