Mary R. “Mimi” Arthur

Mary R. “Mimi” Arthur






  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
  • Austin College, B.A. 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2009
  • Mississippi, 2011
  • Texas, 2021
  • Alabama, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts for Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi


  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Patricia H. Minaldi, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • Law Clerk to Presiding Justice Jess H. Dickinson, Mississippi Supreme Court

Mimi Arthur offers a client-centered work ethic with a unique perspective. From living in France to working in the oil and gas industry for two years, Mimi has an array of experiences outside the field of law that when mixed with her love for analytical thinking and desire to help people result in outstanding solutions for her clients. For Mimi, practicing law has always been about analyzing problems and prevailing for the client, because the client is most important. Whether it's work for the firm or pro bono work, Mimi is a dedicated hard-working lawyer who pushes herself in order to provide the best quality service for her clients. To Mimi, reputation matters, and that means long hours of strategic collaboration with her coworkers and upholding a standard of excellence that can make her clients proud. With Mimi, clients can expect thorough solutions obtained by work that is above and beyond.

Professional Recognition

Important Litigation Involvement

  • Member of trial team representing bottle manufacturer who received defense verdict on negligence and breach of contract claims in New Orleans Civil District Court
  • Obtained summary judgment in Louisiana federal court on behalf of Fortune 500 company, establishing that the testimony of plaintiff’s expert as to the cause of the truck rollover was too speculative to carry plaintiff’s burden at trial

News & Knowledge

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America® since 2022: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Selected to Mid-South Rising Stars (2014-2021)
  • FormanWatkins Pro Bono Star, 2020
  • Selected to Louisiana Rising Stars (2019)
  • Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project Pro Bono Award Recipient




Organization/Committee Memberships

  • The Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Board Member (2014-present)
  • Adjunct Professor of Appellate Advocacy, Mississippi College School of Law

Pro Bono & Community Service

  • Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Junior League of Jackson
  • Wills for Heroes

Law School Honors & Awards

  • Mississippi College Law Review, Casenote/Comment Editor
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Oil and Gas Law and Louisiana Civil Procedure

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