Background & Education
Robert W. Arledge was raised in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He completed his undergraduate education at Millsaps College in 2016, earning a B.B.A. in Business Administration. While at Millsaps, Robert was a four-year letterman on the Millsaps Majors Football Team and helped the Majors to two consecutive conference championships. After graduation, Robert attended Mississippi College School of Law where he graduated cum laude in 2019. In law school, Robert earned the “Best Paper Award” in Legal Research I and First Amendment, in addition to being the 2019 recipient of the John B. Farese Memorial Trial Advocate Award.
After being admitted to The Mississippi Bar in 2019, Robert began practicing law in Meridian, Mississippi, where he practiced until returning home to Vicksburg in 2023.
Since being admitted to the Bar, Robert has been very active in both his local and state bar associations. Prior to moving to Vicksburg, Robert served as the President of the Lauderdale County Bar Association, President of the Lauderdale County Young Lawyers, and East Central District Director for the Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar. Since returning home to Vicksburg, Robert has been appointed as the President of the Warren County Young Lawyers and remains active with the Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar.
In addition to serving the local and state bar associations, Robert has been very active in his community. While in Meridian, Robert regularly volunteered and served on the board of directors for the following: Boys and Girls Club of East Mississippi; Choctaw Area Council, Boy Scouts of America; and the Downtown Optimist Club of Meridian.
Robert is a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church.