Timothy G. SchaferTimothy G. Schafer

New Orleans, Louisiana
Senior Partner, Established 1974
Phone: (504) 522-0011
Fax: (504) 523-2795
Email: tschafer@schafer-law.com


Experience

TIMOTHY G. SCHAFER, who is still fully engaged in an active trial practice, has 49 years of judge, jury, and appellate court experience in the representation of individuals, insurance companies, and corporations in a variety of cases. Mr. Schafer relies on statistics to describe his experience. He has tried 141 jury trials to verdict (the figure does not include 16 cases settled during trial), argued before the courts of appeal in over 116 cases of which 104 are published decisions, and tried over 250 bench trials. His adversaries describe him as a formidable but professional advocate.

His peers recognized his accomplishments by electing him 2009 President of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an invitation only organization of respected trial lawyers.  He also has been recognized by Super Lawyers and by Martindale Hubbell’s AV rating.

 


Areas of Practice:

  • Insurance Defense
    • Casualty – Coverage – First and Third-Party Claims
    • Products Liability - Emergency Responders – Medical Providers
    • Home and Building Owners – Business Operators
    • Automobile and Trucks - Fires
  • Civil Litigation
    • Commercial – Contract
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana State Bar
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeal – Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Courts in Louisiana

Education:

  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1963
    LL.B., Bachelor of Law
    Law Review: Loyola Law Review, Member, Board of Editors, 1961 - 1963
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1961
    B.B.A., Bachelor of Business Administration

Accomplishments

  • Loyola Law Review (2 years)
  • Practising Law Institute –
    • Speaker – Seminar in New York on Insurance Issues
    • Speaker – Seminar in Las Vegas on Insurance Issues
  • La. State Bar Association Practicing Law Seminar
    • Panelist – "Professionalism: Practicing with (and against) the Experienced Lawyer"
  • N.O. Bar Association Seminar
    • Speaker – Jury Trials: Voir Dire and Opening Statements
  • American Board of Trial Advocates Seminars
    • Instructor – Masters In Trial
    • Instructor – Masters in Cross-Examination
    • Speaker – Judicial Independence Seminar
    • Speaker – Civil Jury Trials: Rights and Obstacles
  • Lead Trial Counsel – 135 Jury Trials to Verdict –
    Click to view Jury Trials to Verdict

    Case Name and Number

    Court and Year

    <h3 style="width:144px;" "="">Length in Days
    McBride v. Luchtenstein 2013-1046 22nd JDC - St. Tammany - 2017 4
    Munn v. USAA-CIC 2011-12597 22nd JDC - St. Tammany - 2015 4
    Vidrine v. St. Landry FD 3, 12CV0211 USDC WD LA 20153 - 2015 3
    Freeman v. Washington PFPD 100051 22nd JDC - Washington - 2014 6
    Larrea v. Cefalu 2012-1740 CDC - New Orleans - 2014 4
    Zalenski v. Bayou L.W.A. 2010-11116 22nd JDC - St. Tammany - 2013 4
    Plaia v. Stewart 2010-11736 CDC - Orleans - 2013 13
    Kelley v. General 576-336 19th JDC - E. Baton Rouge - 2013 3
    Williams v. Storyville 2010-5465 CDC - Orleans - 2012 2
    Ambrose v. Disney 2006-6277 CDC – New Orleans – 2011 4
    Thistlethwaite v Gonzalez 66-596 29th JDC – Hahnville - 2011 8
    Munch v. Backer – retrial 2000-9442 CDC – New Orleans - 2010 5
    Bordelon v. Gravity Drain 2006-4422 14th JDC – Lake Charles - 2010 8
    Donnelly v. USAA 2006-12064 22nd JDC – Covington - 2009 6
    Alden v. USAA CIC 2006-9159 USDC ED - New Orleans - 2009 4
    Phoenix v. Mitchell 2003-12894 22nd JDC – Covington - 2009 17
    Loughlin v. USAA-CIC 2005-12956 USDC ED - New Orleans - 2008 3
    Reisman v Rex A/C 602-811 24th JDC – Gretna - 2007 4
    Burlett v. Gleason 99-12818 CDC – Orleans - 2006 4
    Talton v. USAA 2005-12956 CDC – Orleans – 2006 7
    Yeager v. USAA 55-145 29th JDC – Hahnville - 2006 3
    Poplin v. Lemaire 91073 17th JDC – Thibodaux - 2005 3
    Sanders v. Shapiro 2003-5351 CDC – New Orleans – 2005 3
    McBride v. USAA 2003-2217 CDC – New Orleans – 2005 2
    Rivet v. Gheens 85-348 17th JDC – Thibodaux - 2004 3
    Allen v. Duhon & Daigle 89-537 34th JDC – Chalmette - 2004 2
    Self v. Castenado 2001-15315 CDC – New Orleans - 2004 2
    Munch v. Backer 2000-9442 CDC – New Orleans - 2004 5
    Floyd v. Childress 2000-13523 CDC – New Orleans - 2004 3
    Poche v. USAA - retrial 494-053 24th JDC - Gretna - 2004 4
    Kenny v. Turner 2001-7046 CDC – New Orleans – 2003 5
    Steed v. USAA 555-670 24th JDC – Gretna – 2003 3
    Davis v. Fennerty 438-237 24th JDC – Gretna – 2003 2
    Forest v. Hiller 2001-7810 CDC – New Orleans – 2003 4
    Poche v. USAA 494-053 24th JDC - Gretna - 2002 3
    Platt v. Rose 99-13085 CDC – New Orleans - 2001 3
    Malinovsky v. Midland 84-683 17th JDC – Thibodaux - 2000 5
    O'Neal v. Grant 97-7357 CDC – New Orleans - 2000 4
    Della v. Delaney 95-7603 CDC – New Orleans - 2000 3
    Dupuy v. Fitzpatrick 97-8459 CDC – New Orleans - 1999 4
    Breeden v. Bengtsson 96-7828 CDC – New Orleans - 1999 3
    Williams v. Paradise 504-297 24th JDC – Gretna - 1999 3
    Gagliano v. USAA 94-11081 CDC – New Orleans - 1998 6
    Leonard v. Gautreaux 97-198 USDC – ED New Orleans - 1998 4
    Perdomo v. Rellstab 96-17235 CDC – New Orleans - 1998 4
    Denton v. Reed 470-454 24th JDC – Gretna - 1998 3
    Hughs v. Smith 94-17121 CDC – New Orleans - 1998 3
    Pryor v. USAA 95-4015 CDC – New Orleans - 1997 7
    Dalrymple v. Young 499-701 24th JDC – Gretna - 1997 3
    Dugas v. Automotive Cas. 491-619 24th JDC – Gretna - 1997 3
    Barnett v. Libersatt 95-11795 CDC - New Orleans - 1997 3
    Molony v. USAA - 92-21304 CDC – New Orleans - 1997 4
    Comarda v. USAA 92-1550 CDC - New Orleans - 1996 3
    Soileau v. Liberty Lloyds 35-892 25th JDC – Plaquemines - 1996 4
    Bogan v. O'Connor 92-3477 CDC – New Orleans - 1996 4
    Carter v. Baham 91-19449 CDC – New Orleans - 1995 5
    McClure v. Parr 92-1416 CDC - New Orleans - 1995 3
    Wexler v. Doe 91-16642 CDC - New Orleans - 1994 3
    Donnow v. Lenoir 433-596 24th JDC - Gretna -1994 3
    Green v. USAA 89-5414 CDC - New Orleans - 1994 4
    Piazza v. Cagnina 89-22197 CDC - New Orleans - 1994 3
    Juneau v. Strawmyer 90-4459 CDC – New Orleans - 1994 3
    Breaux v. State Farm (637 So.2d 1313) CDC – New Orleans - 1993 3
    Pfeifer/Thibodeaux v. USAA (647 So.2d 351) 32th JDC – Houma - 1993 3
    Jones v. City of N.O - 85-6243 CDC – New Orleans - 1993 5
    Williams v. Rasch - 88-636 21st JDC – Amite - 1993 3
    Young v. USAA 90-2124 CDC – New Orleans - 1993 2
    Foster v. Lupin 90-18515 CDC - New Orleans - 1992 3
    Guest v. Liberty Mutual 88-2433 CDC - New Orleans - 1992 3
    Deynoodt v. Warden 331-021 24th JDC – Gretna - 1992 3
    Bell v. Irvine 87-4193 CDC - New Orleans - 1992 3
    Lombard v. Russell 88-883 CDC - New Orleans - 1992 3
    Edmonds v. Gould - 88-15627 22nd JDC – Covington - 1991 3
    Yount v. Maisano – 360-919 24th JDC – Gretna - 1991 4
    Johnson v. Minnick 88-17969 CDC – New Orleans - 1991 3
    Hurst v. Drusilla - 85-967 21st JDC – Amite - 1991 3
    Williams/Buras v. Suskind 89-24495 CDC - New Orleans - 1991 3
    Blythe v. Naquin - retrial - 80363 32th JDC – Houma - 1991 3
    Industrial Risk v. NO S&W Bd 81-2635 USDC ED – New Orleans – 1990 52
    Holliday v. USAA - (569 So.2d 143) 22nd JDC – Covington - 1989 2
    Weiser v. USAA 343-543 24th JDC – Gretna - 1988 3
    Berthelot v. Sharp Shell 85-11164 CDC – New Orleans - 1988 3
    Burton v. Berthelot - 51-466 34th JDC – Chalmette - 1988 3
    Elfert v. Murphy 82-277 22nd JDC – Covington - 1988 4
    Shroyer/Joy v. Grush - 81-10991/81-1107 CDC – New Orleans - 1988 5
    Shepard v. State Farm/Torres - 47106 34th JDC – Chalmette- 1987 4
    Blythe v. Naquin – 803631 32th JDC – Houma - 1987 3
    McGowan v. S&W Bd - 82-10240 CDC – New Orleans – 1987 12
    Stapler v. Keller 84-483 22nd JDC – Covington- 1987 3
    Orleans v. Tschol/USAA 69-205 22nd JDC – Covington- 1986 3
    Versin/Grizzaffi v. Phillips 70-060 16th JDC - Franklin - 1986 4
    Adams v. Mohon - 56-427 22nd JDC – Franklinton - 1986 4
    Gravois v. Trout (498 So.2d 140) 24th JDC – Gretna - 1985 3
    Schoenberger v. Verrett 282-945 24th JDC – Gretna - 1985 3
    Wolniewicz v. Richard 82-1346 USDC ED New Orleans – 1985 3
    Fox v. Headrick 73-627 21st JDC – Amite - 1985 4
    Ashline v. Simon 248-598 24th JDC – Jefferson 1985 2
    Papazoglakis v. Matherne 47-979 17th JDC – Thibodaux - 1984 13
    Brady v. Terribile - 81-12506 CDC - New Orleans - 1984 4
    Reuther v. Landreneau - 82-6517 CDC – New Orleans - 1984 2
    Rodriguez v. Blanchard 82-2318 CDC - New Orleans - 1983 3
    King v. Kelly - 81-15706 CDC - New Orleans - 1983 3
    Giambelluca v. Chambers 80-2508 CDC - New Orleans - 1983 3
    Miramon v. Miramon 76-10429 CDC - New Orleans - 1983 4
    Andollina v. Herbert - 267-525 24th JDC – Gretna - 1983 2
    Schweiger v. Sanders - 449 So.2d 681 24th JDC – Gretna - 1982 3
    Pendergass v.GNO Tourst 81-1182 CDC - New Orleans - 1982 3
    Galloway v. Guichet 47-986 22nd JDC – Franklinton - 1982 3
    Borne v. Jasmin 22-239 29th JDC – Hahnville - 1982 3
    Jenkins v Curby 47-602 22nd JDC – Franklinton - 1982 5
    Whittacker v. Schudmak 78-12283 CDC - New Orleans - 1982 3
    Waddick v. Parratt 78-17623 CDC - New Orleans - 1981 3
    Shaddinger v. Gowland - 78-4264 USDC ED New Orleans - 1981 3
    Songy v. Songy/USAA 198-678 24th JDC – Gretna - 1981 3
    Odendahl v. Wild - (418 So.2d 36) CDC – New Orleans - 1981 3
    Gonzalez v. Lockette - 77-13376 CDC – New Orleans - 1980 4
    Trosclair v. Hietala 225-648 24th JDC – Gretna - 1980 2
    Summers v. Hoerner - 78-7731 CDC – New Orleans - 1980 3
    Bienvenu v. Briede - 79-4114 CDC - New Orleans - 1980 3
    Bedford v. Cazayoux - (399 So.2d 1214) 22nd JDC – Covington - 1980 4
    Barrett v. Brisbin 77-16234 CDC - New Orleans - 1980 3
    Brouilette v. Ward - 224-086 24th JDC – Gretna - 1980 2
    Ordon v. Nash - (411 So.2d 1111) CDC – New Orleans - 1979 3
    Rhodes v. Parrott – retrial - 78-2534 CDC – New Orleans - 1979 3
    Gottsagen v. USAA 77-3560 USDC ED New Orleans- 1979 3
    Dupre v. Episcopal Diocese - 76-4104 CDC - New Orleans - 1979 3
    Rhodes v. Parrott - 78-2534 CDC – New Orleans - 1979 3
    Bergeron v. Murray - 207-866 24th JDC – Gretna - 1978 3
    Westbrook v. NOPBRR 24th JDC – Gretna - 1977 3
    King v. Lousteau - 7871 29th JDC – Edgard- 1977 4
    Velez v. Sladovich - 180-797 24th JDC – Gretna - 1977 1
    O'Connor v. Terry - 42782 22nd JDC – St. Tammany - 1976 4
    Davis v. MacEluch 72-1294 USDC ED - New Orleans - 1975 2
    Willoughby v. Murray - 135-013 24th JDC – Gretna - 1974 3
    McGuinnes v. USAA - 29-870 22nd JDC – Covington - 1972 3
    Mark v. Nunenmaker 71-3374 USDC ED - New Orleans - 1972 2
    Carter v. Great A & P 67-582 USDC ED - New Orleans - 1971 2
    Cleary v. Theibert 67-1768 USDC ED - New Orleans - 1970 2
    Burke v. Holloway - 472-009 CDC - New Orleans - 1970 2
    Lowman v. City of N. O. 67-582 USDC ED – New Orleans - 1968 2
    Palmisano v. USAA - 456-623 CDC - New Orleans - 1967 2
    • Tried to a jury the first Katrina property damage claim in New Orleans
    • Successfully tried to juries six of seven Katrina property damage claims
    • Defended an industrial fire claim lasting 13 weeks in the U.S.D.C. Ed. La. (favorable jury verdict).
    • Cases included deaths, quadriplegia, paraplegia, burns, brain injuries, loss of vision, and spinal injuries, among others
  • Appellate Counsel - over 116, of which 104 are published
    Click to view Appellate Court Cases

    Plaia  v. Stewart Enterprises (2016)

    Freeman v. Washington Parish Fire District, 181 So.3d 91 (2015)

    Pierce Foundation v. JaRoy Construction, 169 So.3d 580  (2015)

    Larrea v. Cefalu, 162 So.3d 1224 (2015)

    Rousset v. Smith, 176 So.3d 632 (2015)

    Kelley v. General Ins. Co. 168 So.3d 528 (2014)

    Pierce v. JaRoy, 131 So.3d 1019 (2013)

    Ambrose v Disney, 105 So.3d 180 (2012)

    In Re: Helm, 2012 WL 6757957 (2012)

    Marie v. American Alternative Ins. Co., 97 So.3d 8 (2012)

    In Re: Helm, 84 So.3d 607 (2011)

    Munch v. Backer, 63 So.3d 181 (2011)

    Talton v. USAA Cas. Ins. Co., 981 So.2d 696 (2008)

    Wilson v. Rahman, 22 So.3d 178 (2009)

    Munch v. Backer, 972 So.2d 1249 (2007)

    Terrebonne v. Cheramie, 952 So.2d 833 (2007)

    Sperry v. Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co., 915 So.2d 914 (2005)

    Poche v. Allstate Ins. Co., 900 So.2d 55 (2005)

    Shambra v. Roth, 885 So.2d 1257 (2004)

    Forest v. Hiller, 879 So.2d 846 (2004)

    Suskind v. Shervington, 846 So.2d 93 (2003)

    Byers v. Edmondson, 807 So.2d 285 (2001)

    Dupuy v. Fitzpatrick, 789 So.2d 667 (2001)

    Francis v. Esteen, 771 So.2d 184 (2000)

    Gentry v. Meade, 767 So.2d 60 (2000)

    Denton v. Reed, 739 So.2d 217 (1999)

    Peden v. Irvin, 729 So.2d 87 (1999)

    Dugas v. Automotive Cas. Ins. Co., 729 So.2d 25 (1999)

    Pryor v. United Services Auto Association, 729 So.2d 658 (1999)

    Molony v. USAA Property and Cas. Ins. Co., 708 So.2d 1220 (1998)

    Bogan v. O'Connor, 703 So.2d 1382 (1997)

    Jenkins v. Lindsey, 693 So.2d 238 (1997)

    Aupied v. Joudeh, 694 So.2d 1012 (1997)

    Molony v. United Services Auto Association, 683 So.2d 891 (1996)

    Carter v. Baham, 683 So.2d 299 (1996)

    Ensenat v. Edgecombe, 677 So.2d 138 (1996)

    Green v. USAA Cas. Ins. Co., 668 So.2d 397 (1996)

    Cahoon v. USAA Cas. Ins. Co., 663 So.2d 534 (1995)

    Juneau v. Strawmyer, 647 So.2d 1294 (1994)

    Thibodeaux v. USAA Cas. Ins. Co., 647 So.2d 531 (1994)

    Carter v. Baham, 644 So.2d 1086 (1994)

    Boteler v. Lake Management, Inc., 628 So.2d 86 (1993)

    In Re: Amtext, Inc., 625 So.2d 693 (1993)

    Yount v. Maisano, 616 So.2d 1382 (1993)

    Hurst v. Drusilla Seafood of Hammond, 616 So.2d 749 (1993)

    Eschete v. Walter H. Maples, Inc., 606 So.2d 564 (1992)

    Brown v. American Bank and Trust Co., 594 So.2d 1105 (1992)

    Burton v. Berthelot, 567 So.2d 649 (1990)

    Smith v. USAA Cas. Ins. Co., 563 So.2d 572 (1990)

    Smith v. Travelers Ins. Co., 560 So.2d 472 (1990)

    Shroyer v. Grush, 555 So.2d 534 (1989)

    McGowan v. Sewerage and Water Board, 555 So.2d 472 (1989)

    Jones v. Payton, 548 So.2d 1260 (1989)

    Shepard v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 545 So.2d 624 (1989)

    Ross v. Schultz, 542 So.2d 125 (1989)

    Thomas v. Kilgore, 537 So.2d 828 (1989)

    Adams v. Security Ins. Co. of Hartford, 533 So.2d 140 (1988)

    Smith v. USAA Cas. Ins. Co., 532 So.2d 1171 (1988)

    Gravois v. Succession of Trauth, 498 So.2d 140 (1986)

    King v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 485 So.2d 578 (1986)

    Reuther v. Landreneau, 480 So.2d 376 (1985)

    Brady v. United Services Auto. Association, 480 So.2d 393 (1985)

    Anthony v. New Orleans Public Service, Inc., 480 So.2d 444 (1985)

    Capone v. King, 467 So.2d 574 (1985)

    Brazile v. Arnaud Coffee Co., 465 So.2d 111 (1985)

    Schweiger v. Sanders, 449 So.2d 681 (1984)

    Anthony v. New Orleans Public Service, Inc., 449 So.2d 666 (1984)

    McSweeney v. Dept. of Transp. and Dev., 442 So.2d 659 (1983)

    Kahn v. United Services Auto. Association, 429 So.2d 873 (1983)

    Odendahl v. Wild, 418 So.2d 36 (1982)

    Brouillette v. Ward, 412 So.2d 138 (1982)

    Dollacker v. Schimek, 411 So.2d 643 (1982)

    Ordon v. Nash, 411 So.2d 1111 (1982)

    Gonzalez v. Lockett, 410 So.2d 265 (1982)

    Bedford v. Cazayoux, 399 So.2d 1214 (1981)

    Prats v. Moffett, 391 So.2d 1299 (1980)

    Schexnayder v. United Services Auto. Association, 375 So.2d 736 (1979)

    Adamski v. Burdell, 363 So.2d 1316 (1978)

    Richard v. Singer Lumber Co., 361 So.2d 955 (1978)

    Aetna Ins. Co. v. Singer Lumber Co., 361 So.2d 957 (1978)

    Greyhound Lines Inc. v. Neeb Kearney & Co., 360 So.2d 569 (1978)

    King v. Lousteau Auto Sales, Inc., 359 So.2d 320 (1978)

    Weathersby v. Kersbergen, 356 So.2d 498 (1977)

    Aetna Ins. Co. v. Emmons, 348 So.2d 1267 (1977)

    Barre v. Hong Kong Restauraunt, 346 So.2d 318 (1977)

    O'Connor v. Terry, 346 So.2d 739 (1977)

    DeVun v. Barton, 340 So.2.d 1018 (1976)

    Aetna Ins. Co. v. U.S. Fidelity & Guaranty Co., 340 So.2d 345 (1976)

    O'Connor v. Terry, 341 So.2d 1341 (1976)

    Delgrandile v. Employers Ins. of Wausau, 317 So.2d 669 (1975)

    Bugg v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 295 So.2d 194 (1974)

    Kirkland v. Western Elec. Co., 296 So.2d 350 (1974)

    Foret v. United Services Auto. Association, 293 So.2d 671 (1974)

    McGuinness v. United Services Auto Association, 275 So.2d 485 (1973)

    Felix v. W.H. McCrory & Co., 269 So.2d 845 (1972)

    Perry v. Lovecchio, 265 So.2d 349 (1972)

    Alpha v. Air Sifters, Inc., 260 So.2d 101 (1972)

    Levet v. Kirksey, 244 So.2d 346 (1971)

    Ward v. Aucoin, 222 So.2d 628 (1969)

    Palmisano v. United Services Auto. Association, 217 So.2d 744 (1969)

    Tripoli v. Gurry, 206 So.2d 163 (1968)

    Lilly v. Schmitt, 198 So.2d 502 (1967)

    Tripoli v. Gurry, 187 So.2d 540 (1966)

  • Louisiana Supreme Court – 6 Appearances
    • Pierce Foundations, Inc. v. JaRoy Construction, 190 So.3d 298 (2016)
    • In Re: Hackett, 701 So.2d 920 (1997)
    • In Re: Caulfield, 683 So.2d 714 (1996)
    • Yount v. Maisano, 627 So.2d 148 (1993)
    • Adams v. Security Ins. Co. of Hartford, 543 So.2d 480 (1989)
    • Tripoli v. Gurry, 253 La. 473 (1969)

Published Works:

  • Community Property: Effect of Act II 86 of 1944, Loyola Law Review , Vol. 1, 1961-1962, 1962
  • Sufficiency of Dates - Holographic Wills , Loyola Law Review Vol. II, No. 2, 1962-1963
  • Cancellation, Reformation and Expiration of Auto Insurance Policies , Practising Law Institute Automobile Insurance Problem II , 1970

Representative Cases


References:

  • Whitney National Bank
  • Ives Business Forms

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Lecturer, Automobile Insurance Problems, Practising Law Institute, New York, NY, 1969
  • Lecturer, Automobile Insurance Problems IID, Practising Law Institute, New York, NY, 1970
  • Lecturer, Automobile Insurance Problems IID, Practising Law Institute, Las Vegas, NV, 1970
  • Panelist, Seminar on Trial Technique, Practising Law Institute, New Orleans, LA, 1973
  • Instructor/Panelist, Masters in Trial, American Board of Trial Advocates, New Orleans, LA, 2003
  • Panelist, Professionalism: Practicing with (and against) the Experienced Lawyer. La. State Bar Association Practicing Law Seminar 2004
  • Speaker, Jury Trials: Voir Dire and Opening Statements, New Orleans Bar Association Seminar 2004
  • Instructor/Panelist, Masters in Cross-Examination, American Board of Trial Advocates Seminar 2009
  • Speaker, Judicial Independence Seminar, American Board of Trial Advocates Seminar 2008
  • Speaker, Civil Jury Trial: Rights and Obstacles, American Board of Trial Advocates Seminar 2010

Professional Organizations

  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocate
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar AssociationNew Orleans Bar Association

Recognitions

  • Diplomat – American Board of Trial Advocates
  • President – Louisiana Chapter of ABOTA 2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell – AV Rating
  • Super Lawyers

Birth Information

  • November 6, 1939, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America