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Arthur Hugo Calderon

Personal injury Attorney at Madison, MS

5.0   7 reviews
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State MS
    Acquired 2011
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Arthur

Learn Arthur’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    We're trial lawyers, which means that we live for the courtroom. Too often, attorneys promise quick settlements. Our take is that as attorneys, our mission is to fight for our clients, especially if that means arguing a case before a jury.

  2. Criminal defense
    In 2018, I was one of only two attorneys selected by my peers as a Rising Star in Criminal Defense for the entire State of Mississippi. As a trial lawyer, I live for the courtroom and protecting the rights of my clients.

  3. Violent crime
    Violent crimes come with the harshest penalties (day-for-day sentences). At our firm, we dedicate a team of legal professionals, investigators, and industry experts to ensure that we and our clients stay a step ahead.

  4. DUI and DWI
    Too often, people charged with DUIs think that they can handle their case themselves, but that is the worst mistake you can make. By getting us involved early, we can work on your case to make sure that your rights are protected.

  5. Expungement
    Each week, our office handles dozens of expungements across the State of Mississippi, making sure that records are cleared and people are able to get better jobs and a clean slate.

Attorney Arthur Calderón proudly serves clients throughout Bolivar County and all of Mississippi. With years of experience serving both companies and individuals, he is dedicated to using his knowledge and skill to fight for the rights and best interests of all of his clients. As the founder of Calderón Law, Attorney Calderón handles a number of felony and misdemeanor offenses as well as personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. Using his broad legal knowledge to develop comprehensive legal solutions, clients trust in Attorney Arthur Calderón to help them through their legal issues. He is proud to provide empathetic, accessible, dedicated, and experienced representation and advocacy. Call today to learn more about his practice when you schedule your free initial consultation.

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Calderón Law
7716 Old Canton Road
Ste. C
Madison, MS, 38732

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  7 customer reviews
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Posted by Antonio | February 9, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Criminal Defense and Probation Revocation Matter
First off, I would like to thank Mr. Calderon on a flawless victory that ended with the cases being dismissed. Mr. Calderon is a man of his words and works none stop. He’s an excellent attorney I wouldn’t hire nobody but him should I need his services again. Also, I like to thank Carlee as well for being there and answering my phone calls and emails. Well Done Calderon Law Firm.
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Posted by Casey | August 14, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great choice!
I hired Mr. Calderon to represent me in a criminal matter. Of all the lawyers I talked to He was the only one who seemed to listen and who seemed to be compassionate. I found out later he's also very creative and witty. His courtroom skills are one of a kind. You cannot go wrong with Arthur. He's smart, ethical and no attorney will out work him.
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Posted by David | March 25, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
An Attorney in the finest tradition of the profession.
Mr Calderon took the time to listen to the details and ask for clarification when needed.He also listened to the emotional impact that didn't have have anything to do with the case but because he actually cares about people he took out time any proved to be a man of the highest quality
Posted by David | March 24, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
A gift to know how to listen
I returned a call to Mr Calderon.He asked me to give him the details of my troubles and only interrupted when he needed clarification on adetail
Response from Arthur Calderon March 25, 2019
Thanks for the review, David! Please keep me updated as things progress and I'll help in any way that I can!
Posted by Tony | June 4, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
5star attorney
Response from Arthur Calderon June 5, 2018
Thanks for the review! We're always happy to help, and I'm glad that we were able to take care of everything for you!
Posted by Tony | June 1, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer
I live in another state and emailed this attorney and he instantly responded and got the ball rolling and handled my situation,so awesome
Response from Arthur Calderon June 5, 2018
Thanks for the review! We're glad that everything turned out well!
Posted by anonymous | January 26, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommend! Wouldn't go anywhere else
We have utilized Arthur many times for Real Estate, Estate Planning and Contracts and Agreements. Arthur is very organized and efficient. Goes beyond the call of duty!
Response from Arthur Calderon June 8, 2018
Thanks for the review... and for still using me :)
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 125-350 per hour
  • Contingency 10%-33%
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founding Attorney
  • Calderón Law
  • 2017 - Present
  • City Attorney
  • City of Shelby, Mississippi
  • 2016 - Present
  • Town Attorney
  • Town of Alligator, Mississippi
  • 2016 - Present
  • Partner
  • Carr & Calderon, LLC
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Law Clerk
  • 11th Judicial District, State of Mississippi
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Staff Attorney
  • Mission First Legal Aid Office
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Mississippi College School Of Law
  • 2011 - 2013
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  • Mississippi College School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • Mississippi State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2003
  • Holmes Community College
  • Associates of Arts
  • 2002

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State v. Tiner
  • State v. Scott
  • State v. Havard
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  • Mississippi Bar
  • Bar Commissioner
  • 2019 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Mississippi Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Mississippi Bar, Real Property Section
  • Board Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Mississippi Association of Drug Court Professionals
  • Board Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star in Criminal Defense
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star in Criminal Defense
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Participant in NCDC's Trial Practice Institute
  • National Criminal Defense College
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star - State, Local, and Municipal Law
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Star - E-discovery and Business/Corporate Law
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Leadership Bolivar County
  • Bolivar County
  • N/A
  • National Order of Barristers
  • National Order of Barristers
  • N/A
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  • Carr Calderons Corporate Law Focus
  • Business Law Update: New Regulations to Affect Non-Profit and Private Businesses
  • N/A
  • Carr Calderon's Governmental Liability Focus
  • Spotlight on Cleveland School District: A Summary of the Northern District of Mississippi's Opinion and Order on Cowan et al. v. Bolivar County Board of Education et al.
  • N/A
  • Blue Review
  • Fearing Fido: Recent Trends Involving First Responders, Man's Best Friend, and Damages
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • Teach for America Summer Institute
  • Mississippi School Law for Beginning Teachers: Impact of the Mississippi Tort Claims Act in the Classroom
  • N/A
  • MPTA State Conference
  • Legal Update for PT and OT Practitioners
  • N/A
  • Mississippi College School of Law CLE
  • Claims Against Public Entities Under the Mississippi Tort Claims Act and 42 U.S.C. Section 1983
  • N/A
  • MADCP State Conference
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Adult Drug Court
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (2)
Endorse Arthur
Unknown Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Attorney Calderon."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 20
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"Arthur is not only an outstanding attorney, he is also an outstanding person. Integrity is not always easily identifiable in our line of work, but Arthur upholds his integrity on a daily basis. Helping people is my motivation, both in the office and deciding to become a lawyer in the first place. That is why I choose to work with Arthur - his passion for helping people. Arthur is dedicated to not only his clients, but also his pursuit of the law. Always learning, always trying to get better, a commitment to excellence in the field. Those are just a few attributes you benefit from when represented by Arthur. Dedication and trust are very important when selecting an attorney, and Arthur will deliver both on your case."
State, local, and municipal law Attorney | Apr 19
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I had the pleasure of working with Arthur when he defended a municipality in a workers' compensation matter. He raised valid defenses and was very professional handling the matter. I highly endorse him as an intelligent and professional attorney."
Government Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Co-worker
"Arthur is the city attorney for two municipalities in the Mississippi Delta and has years of government law and public sector experience. He is also an excellent corporate lawyer with a strong background in business development. Arthur works to provide his clients with excellent service for a reasonable price - frequently undercutting the competition from the high rise overpriced law firms. As a business partner, he is reliable, open, honest, and makes the business aspect of law practice much easier through the use of time saving technology and modern day practices. I highly recommend Arthur for all your government and business development needs."
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