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About Robert G. Harenski & Associates 

Robert G Harenski has been working in the legal industry for more than 23 years, defending the rights of citizens and practicing various areas of law. He has handled numerous high-profile cases. When you choose our law firm, your case will be handled by a highly respected attorney with the skill and experience to get you the best possible outcome.

Education

Doctorate of Jurisprudence (J.D.) (Awarded May 1994)

Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi

Bachelor of Science Degree (Awarded May 1990)

The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Major: Political Science

Minor: Forensic Science

Career Points of Interest 

  • Owner, Harenski Law Firm (1995 to Present)
  • Senior Biloxi Municipal Prosecutor, City of Biloxi (2007 to Present)
  • Prosecutor Pro Temp, City of Long Beach (Currently)
  • Instructor of Paralegal Studies and Political Science, The University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park Campus (2000 to 2015)
  • Assistant Municipal Prosecutor, City of Gulfport (2004 to 2010)
  • Legal Extern, United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Mississippi (Criminal Division; Assigned Specifically to the Team Investigating and Prosecuting the Sherry Murder Case)
  • Law Clerk, Mississippi Attorney General’s Office (Assigned to Death Penalty and Special Litigation Division)
  • Member, Gulf Regional Planning Commission (Appointed to Represent the Harrison County Board of Supervisors)
  • Vice President, Hands-On Mississippi (2013 to 2016)
  • Weekly Legal Commentator, WBUV 104.9 FM and Mississippi Public Broadcasting
  • Received Letter of Commendation from the City of Gulfport for Protecting the Public and Securing the Largest Fine ($125,000) in the History of Gulfport Municipal Court

  • Member, Russell, Blass and Walker Chapter of the American Inns of Court
  • Presented Continuing Education Seminars to the Mississippi Prosecutor’s Association, State and Federal Probation Officers, and the Police Academy in the areas of:

    • DUI Law in Mississippi
    • Tips and Ethical Considerations for New Prosecutors
    • The Trial of DUI Cases
    • How to Testify More Effectively in Court
  • Speaker at the National Social Sciences Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada (Topic: The Effective Prosecution of Environmental Crimes in Municipal Court(s))
  • Book Reviewer (at request of Ashgate Publishing) for Analysis of Legal Content (Comparative Legal Approaches to Homeland Security and Anti-Terrorism By Professor James Beckman)
  • Certified in Death Investigation by the Mississippi Coroner and Medical Examiner’s Association
  • Appointed Guardian Ad Litem in over 150 cases for abused or neglected children
  • Extensive experience in handling high-profile cases

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