International Cat Day may be on August 8, but at WTC we celebrate “Cat Day” every day, thanks to our adorable office cat, Cort Marshall.
Hayden Moore came in 1st place at this year’s “Celebrity Waiter” event, edging out the entire team of LSU Golden Girls, who came in 2nd place.
In June, Reneé Crasto traveled to Harvard Law School in Boston to take an intensive, week-long training session regarding advanced negotiation and mediation skills.
Earlier this year, Michelle Sorrells completed an intensive, 11-week interactive mediation training course led by negotiation and ADR professors from Harvard University.
J. Cullens was part of the faculty of trial lawyers who taught a one-day boot camp in New Orleans sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers.
J. Cullens was recently recertified as a civil trial lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (“NBTA”). The NBTA is accredited through the American Bar Association and extends certification to trial lawyers who have extensive courtroom experience, are rated highly by their peers and the judiciary, and pass a comprehensive written examination. www.nbtalawyers.org
Darrel J. Papillion, a founding member of the firm, was sworn in as the newest federal judge on the U.S. Eastern District Court in New Orleans, Louisiana. WTC is proud of the Honorable Judge Papillion and knows he will serve the citizens of our state and nation well.
Ed Walters has been appointed the Louisiana Supreme Court as a special trustee over the hurricane and storm-related suits filed by McClenny, Moseley, and Associates, APLC (“MMA”) in all Louisiana state courts.
J. Cullens taught a CLE class regarding closing argument skills at the “Playing to Your Audience” seminar sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association during the Jazz Fest in New Orleans.
Hayden was one of only 40 lawyers throughout the State of Louisiana selected for this award based on her exceptional contributions to the legal profession and community.
For several years, WTC has sponsored the Hillar C. Moore, Jr. Golf Classic, which is proudly hosted by Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. Since 1990, the Hillar C. Moore, Jr. Golf Classic has raised more than $3 million to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer.
J. Cullens became a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one the premier legal associations in North America, during the College’s recent Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and the College is composed of the best trial attorneys in the United States and Canada. www.actl.com