Robert Schultze has broad experience in a range of practice areas.
Prior to forming his solo practice, Robert Schultze practiced for nine years as part of a respected Oxford litigation firm and most recently in a partnership. Sample casework has included:
- Representing other attorneys in legal malpractice defense cases
- Serving as personal counsel to corporate agents and adjustors in litigation defense
- Representing parties in real-estate transactions and litigation
- Performing real-estate title work and preparing and conducting loan closings
- Investigating breach-of-contract claims
- Initiating and trying lawsuits in motor-vehicle-accident and personal-injury cases
- Serving pro-bono clients in family law cases
- Representing clients on misdemeanor and felony charges such as alcohol-related charges, drug possession and other drug-related crimes, and DUI charges; representation has been in both State and Federal courts.
- Representing and assisting in the defense of white-collar crimes, including bank fraud, insurance fraud, and embezzlement
- Establishing LLCs and partnerships
- Representing corporations in multimillion-dollar litigation
- Rendering advice and opinions on corporate-law questions
- Defending a federal embezzlement case
- Representing corporations in litigation to recover fees and other monies owed
Robert’s clerkship training in Oxford and Hattiesburg focused largely on real-estate practice, including eminent domain work and preparation for loan closings. He has performed real-estate title searches in more than two dozen counties in north and south Mississippi. His clerkships also focused on insurance defense and a more general plaintiff-oriented litigation practice.
A 2004 graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law, he and a partner won the Steen Reynolds & Dalehite Trial Competition two years in a row, the only time in school history this has been accomplished. Robert continues to work with law students each spring as coach of the National Trial Competition Team. He is a graduate of Leadership Lafayette and a six-year volunteer for Meals on Wheels.
He and his wife, Lucy, have two children. They are members of College Hill Presbyterian Church.