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Robert Alan Byrd - Biloxi, MS

P.O. Box 1939145 Main Street Biloxi, MS 39530- 4333

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Updated: 12/30/2020

Biloxi Commercial and Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyer


Attorney Robert (Bob) Alan Byrd of Byrd & Wiser, the premiere business and commercial law and litigation firm on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, practices in the areas of commercial and consumer bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and commercial litigation. He was born in Highland Park, Michigan on July 12, 1950, and was admitted to practice in the states of Mississippi and Michigan in 1978.


About Robert Alan Byrd

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner, Byrd & Wiser Attorneys at Law 1987-Current

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditors Rights

Representative Clients

  • Ally Bank/Financial
  • Community Bank
  • 1st State Bank
  • 1st Southern Bank
  • Citizens Bank
  • Keesler Federal Credit Union
  • Navigator Credit Union
  • Gulf Coast Community Federal Credit Union
  • Covington County Bank
  • Southeast Auto Financial
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum and Convention Center


Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1978
  • Michigan, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1980

Other Affiliations

  • Harrison County Bar Association, 1999 - Present (President)
  • Mississippi State Bar
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Member)
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, 1987 - 1988 (Member, Past President)

Classes and Seminars

  • Teaching Associate, Professor Kevin Tierney, Contracts, Wayne State University, 1975 - 1976

Past Positions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, Hon. Dan M. Russell, Chief Judge, Law Clerk, 1977 - 1980
  • Rushing & Guice, Biloxi, MS, Partner, 1980 - 1987
  • Byrd & Wiser, Founding Partner, 1987 - Present


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, June, 1977
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: cum laude
    Law Review: Wayne Law Review, Member, 1975 - 1976
  • Warwick University School of Law, Warwickshire, England, 1976
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, June, 1973
    B.B.A., Bachelor of Arts



  • Ally Financial
  • Keesler Federal Credit Union
  • Community Bank


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Mississippi Collection Law and Practice, (Co-Author), P.E.S.I., 1986

Office Information


P.O. Box 1939145 Main Street Biloxi, MS 39530- 4333


  • (228) 432-7029

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm


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