In a ceremony in New Orleans, J. Cullens took the the oath of office as President of the Louisiana Association for Justice (LAG), a statewide association of trial lawyers dedicated to the preservation of our civil justice system.
J. Cullens was named the Newsletter Editor of Business Torts Section of the American Association for Justice ("AAJ"). The Business Torts Newsletter reaches a national audience of trial lawyers who are members of AAJ.
Several WPTC Attorneys were recently recognized for their achievements in the field.
WPTC is proud to announce that attorneys Ed Walters and J. Cullens were both selected in 2019 by Super Lawyers as two of the Top 50 attorneys in all of Louisiana-with Ed Walters being recognized as one of the Top 10 attorneys in our state.
The Louisiana State Law Institute, an organization created by the Louisiana Legislature to revise, reform, and research legal issues facing the state, appointed J. Cullens to serve on the Torts and Insurance Committee.
The National Trial Lawyers Association selected Andrée Cullens as one of the “Top Ten Women” attorneys in Louisiana. The focus of Andrée’s practice is bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
Starting in the fall of 2019, J.Cullens will be an adjunct professor teaching a section of the Advanced Trial and Evidence course at LSU Law Center. This course is geared to second and third year students who are interested in trying cases as part of their practices after law school.
Read this article published in the April 2019 issue of Louisiana Advocates, a monthly magazine published by the Louisiana Association for Justice.
The city-parish has retained a private law firm to represent it in the escalating legal battle over the under-construction downtown library, which has been stalled since a structural failure was discovered last spring.
On Friday, July 14, 2017, Baton Rouge law firm Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, LLC secured a jury verdict in excess of $20 Million against several defendants, but most notably John Paul DeJoria, founder of Paul Mitchell Studios and Patron Tequila and a frequent guest on the TV show “Shark Tank.” J.E. Cullens, Jr. of WPTC was lead counsel.
For over 40 years, Walters has served the Louisiana legal community.