Bob is a 7th generation Mississippian who received his BBA degree in Finance from the University of Mississippi. He received his Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law. He has been practicing law for more than 25 years. He is admitted to practice in both Mississippi and Texas. He is the former District Attorney for the 294th Judicial District in Texas. He is admitted in the state courts of Texas as well as the Federal court for the Eastern District of Texas. He is admitted in all Mississippi state courts, the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi as well as the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Cornelius and his real estate department are extensively involved in real estate transactions and their closings. He is a veteran of thousands of closings.
He has extensive personal injury experience. He also has been extensively active in heirship and real estate practices. He was counsel in the landmark heirship case of Mitchell v. Mayes, and has represented both proponents and opponents of wills in other contests. He has extensive experience in real estate disputes and commercial real estate planning. Furthermore, he has broad experience in the criminal law arena, having prosecuted and defended murders and lesser crimes. He has been involved in representing clients in hundreds of DUI cases.