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Edward J. Walters Jr.

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Phone: 225-236-3636
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12345 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810

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Edward J. Walters, Jr. has been representing individuals in personal injury cases for over 40 years. Because of his significant courtroom experience and because of his dedication to the Louisiana and Baton Rouge bar, and to the Louisiana State University Law Center, he recently received a statewide honor being named "Distinguished Attorney" in 2009 by the Louisiana Bar Foundation. He was recently chosen as the L.S.U. Law Center's 2015 Distinguished Alumnus of the year. His practice focuses on all areas of personal injury and wrongful death matters including products liability, automobile accidents, industrial accidents, and sexual abuse by professionals and others.

Ed Walters is certified in the fields of Civil Trial Advocacy and Civil Pretrial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has been selected for inclusion in Superlawyers in the field of Personal Injury since 2006. Mr. Walters has been selected for inclusion in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Walters is dedicated to educating our future lawyers. He has served as Adjunct Professor of Law at the L. S. U. Law Center for in excess of 25 years, teaching a course he co-developed with Baton Rouge attorney Michael Patterson entitled "Advanced Trial and Evidence" which is a "hands-on" trial skills course. He has been a member of the faculty of the law school's yearly Trial Advocacy program since its inception 23 years ago.

Mr. Walters is a frequent lecturer and writer on a vast array of litigation, ethics and professionalism topics and has served as the Editor of the Baton Rouge Bar Association’s monthly publication Around the Bar for 30 years.

Mr. Walters was born in New Orleans. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University (B.S., 1969) and the Louisiana State University Law Center (J.D., 1975) where he is a member of its Hall of Fame.

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Education

J.D., Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1975
Member of its Hall of Fame

B.S., Accounting, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1969
Honors: Member of its Hall of Fame

Bar Admissions Louisiana, 1976
U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1989
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1989
U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1976
U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist
Member Since: 1988

Federal Bar Association
Member Since: 1989

Bar Association of 5th Federal Circuit
Member Since: 1988

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

Civil Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Civil Pretrial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Honors and Awards

Chosen as the L.S.U. Law Center’s Distinguished Alumnus of 2015

Selected for inclusion in Superlawyers in the field of Personal Injury, 2006 - Present

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Named "Distinguished Attorney" in 2008 and 2009 by the Louisiana Bar Foundation

Best Lawyers in America

PERSONAL

Born, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 4, 1947. Married, June 1, 1968 to Norma Callahan Walters.

Two sons: Edward J. Walters, III, 46; John Lucas Walters, 44

MILITARY

United States Air Force 1969 - 1973

PRACTICE OF LAW

1976 through 2009 – Partner, MOORE, WALTERS, THOMPSON, THOMAS, PAPILLION & CULLENS, A Professional Law Corporation

2009 - Present – Partner, WALTERS, PAPILLION, THOMAS, CULLENS, LLC

UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES

Adjunct Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1988 through present. (Instructor, Advanced Trial and Evidence; Faculty, Trial Advocacy Program; Instructor, Handling the Personal Injury Case, LSU Law School Apprenticeship Program 2014-2017)

L. S. U. Law School 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award
Louisiana State University Law Center Hall of Fame – September 1990

Member, Louisiana State University Law School, Chancellor’s Council; Past member, LSU Law Center National Alumni Board; Member, Louisiana State University Law School Board of Trustees

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, Louisiana Chair, 2015-2016

Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Past Member, American Board of Trial Advocates

Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy and Pretrial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1988 to present

Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation, Louisiana Bar Foundation’s 2008 Distinguished Attorney

President, Baton Rouge Bar Association, 1993; Board of Directors, 1987 – 1993; member, 1976 – present; recipient of the President’s Award, 1995, 1998 and 2014 (with Publications Committee)

Member, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

Member, Federal Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association; Member, Section on Litigation

Member, Louisiana State Bar Association; Member, Board of Governors; Rules of Professional Conduct Committee; Chair, Senior Lawyers Division; Mentor, Transition into Practice Program; Recipient of the President’s Award, 2011; Secretary 2012/2013

Appointee, Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Committee, Louisiana Supreme Court, 2015

Member, Wex S. Malone American Inn of Court, 1991– Present

Assistant Bar Examiner, Louisiana State Bar Association, Committee on Bar Admissions, 1984 – 1999

Hearing Committee Chairman, Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, 2007 – 2013

Member, American Association for Justice, 1978 – present; Chair, Psychotherapists’ Sexual Abuse of Patients Litigation Group, 1989 –1992

Lifetime Member, Louisiana Association for Justice, Member, Advisory Council, 1985 –1993, Board of Governors, 1994 – 1996, Governor Emeritus 1996 – present, Council of Directors, 2000 –2001: Past Member, Amicus Curiae Committee and Ethics Committee

Member, Federal Judiciary Liaison Committee for the Middle District of Louisiana

Appointee, Civil Justice Reform Act Committee for the United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

Appointee, U. S. Magistrate Selection and Retention Committee for the United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

Member, Louisiana State Law Institute, Single Business Enterprise Committee

GENERAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Editor, Around The Bar, official publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association (Chairman, Publications Committee), 1985 through present

Editor, Louisiana Bar Journal 2012/2013; Editorial Board of the Louisiana Bar Journal, official publication of the Louisiana State Bar Association, 1993 – 2000, 2005 – present

Editor, Seasoning, the Quarterly e-newsletter of the Senior Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, 2013 – present

Arbitrator, Louisiana State Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program for Legal Fee Disputes

COURT ADMISSIONS

Supreme Court of the United States of America, October 29, 1979

United States Court of Appeals, U. S. Fifth Circuit, April 15, 1982

United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, October 1, 1976

United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, November 3, 1989

All Louisiana State Courts

COURTS ADMITTED PRO HAC VICE

United States District Court - District of Alabama

Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles

Superior Court, Craven County, North Carolina

Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois

District Court, Hinds County, Mississippi

District Court, Jefferson County, Texas

SERVICE AS EXPERT WITNESS

Scott v. LaRose, Number 95-10552 B, Civil District Court, Orleans Parish (Legal Malpractice)

Southern Scrap Material Co. v. Fleming, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, Civil Action No: 01-2544 (Legal Malpractice)

Brown v. Westport, Suit No: 57,203, 29th Judicial District Court; Parish of St. Charles (Legal Malpractice)

Tapp v. Levenson, Suit No. 2009-01787, Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans (Legal Malpractice)

AUTHOR

Article, "From the Other Side of the Desk: The Client's Perspective", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, September, 1985

Article, "Guess Who's Coming to Trial? The Most Important Evidence", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, October, 1985

Interview, “A Candid Conversation with Judge E. Gordon West”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, January 1986

Article, “Toastmasters: The Key to Effective Communication”, with Frank Fertitta, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, October, 1986

Interview, “A Conversation with Calvin Hardin”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, December, 1986

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit, From Whence They Came . . .", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, November, 1987

Editorial, “Ipse Dixit, New Year’s Resolutions for Lawyers”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, January, 1988

Article, “Leisure: The Ultimate Toy”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, June, 1988

Humor, “Top Ten List – When You Are Bored to Death at the Airport . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, October, 1988

Humor, “Top 10 Things to Do while Sitting Through a Deposition”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, January, 1989

Article, "Federal Court: The New Uniform Rules”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, September, 1989

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit, A Kinder, Gentler Court?", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, February, 1990

Article, "Through the Maze Slowly: The Present Status of the Louisiana Worker's Compensation Act", Louisiana Bar Journal, February, 1990

Article, “Daddy! Daddy! – an Observation”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, March, 1990

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit, Reflections on Elections", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, February 1991

Editorial, "Speaking Out Against Oral Argument", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, September 1991

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: We're Here from the Eastern District, and We're Here to Help You. . .", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, September 1992

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: From Whence We Came. . . ", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, March 1993

Editorial, “Ipse Dixit: Gee, It's Good To Be Back Home Again", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, April 1993

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: Prodders and Plodders", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, May 1993

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: The Roar of the Greasepaint – the Smell of the Crowd", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, June 1993

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: Road Trip!", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, September 1993

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, October 1993

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: Bashed but Unabashed", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, November, 1993. Reprinted in The President's Report, a publication of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Volume 2, No. 5, Winter 1993, p.20

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: We're Having a Baby!", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, December 1993

Article, "Middle District – The New Federal Rules As Amended by the New Local Rules and Supplemented by the New Civil Justice Reform Act Plan of the Middle District", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, January 1994

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: The State of the Bar – 1994", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, January 1994

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: Parting Shot", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, February 1994

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: Cameron", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, September 1994

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: A Mother's Eyes", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, January 1995

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: Ten Years Around the Bar", Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, September 1995

Interview, “Getting to Know Federal Court Judge Frank Polozola”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, May 1996

Article, “Insurance Coverage for Sexual Molestation of Children - Is it Expected or Intended?”, 56 Louisiana Law Review 733 (1996)

Article, “Snapshot: The 1995 Workload of the Louisiana Courts”, Bar Briefs, a publication of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Volume 11, No. 4, July, 1996

Article, “Reshuffling the Injured Worker’s Rights Against Third Parties: One Step Forward - One Step Back”, 57 Louisiana Law Review 665 (1997)

Book Chapter, “Evidence: Burden of Proof, Admissibility and Objections”, Louisiana Civil Trial Procedure, Lawyers Cooperative Practice Guide, American Inns of Court Series, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, 1997

Article, “1997 Statistics: Snapshot of the Workload of the Louisiana Courts”, Bar Briefs, a publication of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Volume 13, No. 4, July, 1998

Article, “Portraits and Perspectives: An Interview with Camille Gravel”, Louisiana Bar Journal, November 1998

Article, “Portraits & Perspectives: A Look at Us – Marian Mayer Berkett, A Life and Law Career of ‘Firsts’ for this People’s League Co-Founder”, Louisiana Bar Journal, February 1999

Article, “Attorney-Client Sex: Too Close for Comfort?”, Trial Magazine, August, 1999

Interview: “An Introduction to the Paperless Courtroom . . . by the lawyers who have been there”, Louisiana Bar Journal, January 2000

Article, “Appellate Review of Mixed Questions of Law and Fact: Due Deference to the Fact Finder”, with Darrel J. Papillion, 60 Louisiana Law Review 541 (2000)

Article, “Trial Notebook: Common Evidentiary Problems at Trial”, Louisiana Bar Journal, August, 2000

Article, “Ipse Dixit: Excellent Seats – An Encounter with a Father”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, February, 2002

Article, “Bashed, but Unabashed Redux”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, January 2004

Article, “It Was 20 Years Ago Today . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, October 2005

Editorial, “The More Things Change . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, January, 2006

Article, “Dangerous Complications: A Diagnosis of Recent Changes in the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, April 2006

Interview with Judge Guy Holdridge, “What I’ve Learned . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, November, 2008

Interview with Charles, S. McCowan, Jr., “What I’ve Learned . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, December, 2008

Practicing in the Red Stick, Louisiana Bar Journal, February/March, 2009

Interview with Mark Upton, Federal Public Defender, United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, March 2010

Interview, “One on One with Mike Patterson, Incoming President of the Louisiana State Bar Association”, Louisiana Bar Journal, 2010

Interview with Nick Lorio, Clerk of Court, United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, September 2010

Article, “From Whence They Came . . . Redux: New Rules”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, December 2010

Article, “Expert Witness Discovery under Federal Rule 26”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, January 2011

Interview with Frank Fertitta, “What I’ve Learned . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, December, 2011

Article, “Black History Month and Baton Rouge’s Special Place in Black History”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, February 2012

Book Review, “A More Noble Cause – A. P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, February 2012

Interview with Daniel “D. R.” Atkinson, “What I’ve Learned . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, May, 2012

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: The More Things Change . . .”, Louisiana Bar Journal, June/July 2012

Interview, “One on One with John H. Musser IV, Incoming President of the Louisiana State Bar Association”, Louisiana Bar Journal, June/July 2012

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: It’s Really Not My Problem, But . . .”, Louisiana Bar Journal, August/September 2012

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: They’re Here . . . (and so are their kids)! Now What Do We Do With Them?”, Louisiana Bar Journal, October/November 2012

Interview with Judge Robert Burns, Sr., “What I’ve Learned . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, November, 2012

Article, “Huntington Odom – a reflection,” Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, December, 2012

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: Chief Justice Kitty — A Personal Reflection about a Personable Person”, Louisiana Bar Journal, December/January 2012/2013

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: The Changing of the Guard”, Louisiana Bar Journal, December/January 2012/2013

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: Looking Back . . . Looking Forward”, Louisiana Bar Journal, April/May 2013

Interview with Cordell Haymon, “What I’ve Learned . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, May, 2013

Article, “Stop the Whining!: Effective Oral Argument”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, May, 2013

Interview with Louis D. Curet, “What I’ve Learned . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, June, 2013

Article, "Rant”, Louisiana Bar Journal, October/November 2013

Editorial, "Ipse Dixit: From Socrates and Gutenberg to Newsweek and Around the Bar? – A Word from a Reluctant Luddite”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, December 2013

Article, “Reverse Mortgages: Reversal of Fortune?”, Seasoning, the Quarterly Electronic Newsletter of the Senior Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, April 2014

Article, “Effective Oral Argument”, with Judge W. Ross Foote (ret.), Louisiana Bar Journal, April/May 2014

Article, “Civilian Aphorisms”, Louisiana Bar Journal, April/May 2014

Book Review, Speeches, by Paul R. Baier, Louisiana Bar Foundation, 2014. Reviewed in Seasoning, the Quarterly Electronic Newsletter of the Senior Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, July 2014

Article, “The New Old Age: Again comes Love, Then comes Marriage . . .Well, Maybe not for Older Persons”, Seasoning, the Quarterly Electronic Newsletter of the Senior Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, July 2014

Interview with Emile Rolfs, “What I’ve Learned . . .”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, September, 2014

Book Review, The Cottoncrest Curse, by Michael H. Rubin, Louisiana State University Press, 2014. Reviewed in Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, October 2014

Book Review, Speeches, by Paul R. Baier, Louisiana Bar Foundation, 2014. Reviewed in Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, December 2014

Article, “What’s New in Retirement Benefits for 2015?”, Seasoning, the Quarterly Electronic Newsletter of the Senior Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, January 2015

Article Review, “Love in a Time of Dementia”, Author Professor Frederick Smock, Reviewed in Seasoning, the Quarterly Electronic Newsletter of the Senior Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, January 2015

Book Review, “Checklist for Family Survivors – A Guide to Practical and Legal Matters when Someone You Love Dies” Author Sally Balch Hume, a joint publication of the AARP and the ABA Senior Lawyers Division, Reviewed in Seasoning, the Quarterly Electronic Newsletter of the Senior Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, January 2015

Article, “Ipse Dixit: ... oh, by the way...”, Louisiana Bar Journal, February/March 2015

Article, “Memory Tonic for the Aging Brain – How’s Your Dentate Gyrus?” Seasoning, the Quarterly Electronic Newsletter of the Senior Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, April 2015

Article, “Minimum Required Distributions: When Am I Required to Make Withdrawals from My Retirement Funds and How Much?” Seasoning, the Quarterly Electronic Newsletter of the Senior Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, April 2015

Article, “Ipse Dixit: The File on the Floor”, Louisiana Bar Journal, August/September 2015

Ipse Dixit: Three Decades of Around the Bar – 300 Issues!” Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, October 2015

Article, “An Early Christmas Present? Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, effective December 1, 2015”, Around the Bar, Publication of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, December 2015

Article, “Ipse Dixit: . . . You Just Might Be a Lawyer . . . ”, Louisiana Bar Journal, October/November 2015

Article, “Ipse Dixit: Things I Wish I Had Learned in Law School,” Louisiana Bar Journal, December 2015/January 2016

Article, “Ipse Dixit: New Words (or definitions) that Should Be in Black’s Law Dictionary but Aren’t”, Louisiana Bar Journal, February/March 2016

Article, “I’m Sure Glad We’re Done . . . Or Are We? – How to Win (Or Lose) Your Case After You Have Won (Or Lost): Additur, Remittitur, JNOV and New Trial”, Louisiana Bar Journal, August/September 2016

Article, “Ipse Dixit: A Plaque on Your House”, Louisiana Bar Journal, August/September 2016

Article, “Ipse Dixit: Big Data”, Louisiana Bar Journal, October/November 2016

SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

Tort Causes of Action in the Workplace, Litigation and Liability in the Workplace Seminar, Center for Continuing Professional Development, Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May, 1986

The Plaintiff's Expert; The Anatomy of Trial: Experts, Tulane Law School and School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, December, 1986

Demonstrative Evidence, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Tactics from the Experts Seminar, Alexandria, Louisiana, January, 1988

Slip and Fall Cases Post McCardie, Risk Insurance Management Society Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March, 1988

Personal Injury Litigation Practice in Louisiana: The Basics and Beyond, National Business Institute Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July, 1988

Security Negligence and Banker Liability, Louisiana Bankers Association Bank Security Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, September, 1988

Update on Professional Liability, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association "Recent Developments in the Law" Seminar, Shreveport, Louisiana, December, 1988

Update on Workers' Compensation, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association "Recent Developments in the Law" Seminar, Lafayette, Louisiana, February, 1989

Workers' Compensation After the 1988 and 1989 Legislative Changes or "Where Have All the Judges Gone?", Louisiana State University Law Center, Summer School for Lawyers, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July, 1989

Damages in Louisiana, Sponsored by the National Business Institute, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, September, 1989

Personal Injury Litigation in Louisiana, Sponsored by the National Business Institute, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March, 1990

Judicial Ethics and Conduct Seminar, Sponsored by the Louisiana Judicial College at the Spring Judges' Conference in Lafayette, Louisiana, March, 1990

Working '9 to 5', Is the Judiciary and Legislature Working Overtime (To Bring Louisiana In Line With Other Jurisdictions)?, Annual Bench/Bar Conference sponsored by the Baton Rouge Bar Association, Gulf Shores, Alabama, March, 1990

Who's in Charge?: The Present Status of the Louisiana Worker's Compensation Act, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, May, 1990

Legislative Changes in the Louisiana Worker's Compensation Law Since 1987, Sponsored by Crawford Health & Rehabilitation Company, Alexandria, Louisiana, September 1990

Preparation, Trial and Settlement of the Personal Injury Case, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, January, 1991

Psychotherapy Sexual Abuse Litigation, Litigation at Sunrise, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Winter Seminar, Maui, Hawaii, January, 1991

Update on Insurance, Updates On Jurisprudence & Legislation Seminar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, December, 1992

Ethics - The Plaintiff and Defense and How Their Viewpoints May Differ, Louisiana State Bar Association Worker's Compensation Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March, 1993

Appellate Review of Tort Cases: Applying Stobart and Youn, Louisiana Judicial College - Annual Torts Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, December, 1993

Update on Toxic Torts, Updates in Jurisprudence & Legislation Seminar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, December, 1993

Attorney/Client Sex: The Final Boundary Action, Baton Rouge Bar Association - 1994 Bench-Bar Conference, Houston, Texas, May, 1994 (with Michael A. Patterson)

The Ethical Ramifications of Attorney/Client Sexual Misconduct, Louisiana State Bar Association, Annual Summer School for Lawyers, Destin Florida, June, 1994 (with Michael A. Patterson)

Which Way to the Courthouse?, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, June, 1994

Jury Selection and Voir Dire, Baton Rouge Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, September, 1994

Attorney/Client Sex: The Final Boundary Action, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Family Law Section Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November, 1994

Attorney/Client Sex: The Final Boundary Action, Louisiana State Bar Association, Sandestin Summer School Revisited, New Orleans, Louisiana, December, 1994 (with Michael A. Patterson)

Attorney/Client Sex: The Final Boundary Action, Louisiana State University Law Center, Class on Professional Responsibility, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March, 1995 (with Michael A. Patterson)

Getting It In and Keeping It Out: Impeachment with a Prior Inconsistent Statement, Baton Rouge Bar Association, 1995 Bench-Bar Conference, Perdido Beach Resort, Alabama, September, 1995

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Orthodontic Centers of America, Inc. Seminar, Beaver Creek, Colorado, December, 1995

Attorney-Client Sex: The Final Boundary Action, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, December, 1995 (with Michael A. Patterson)

The Top 10 Things We All Do Wrong At Trial, Torts and Litigation Seminar, Southern University Law Center, May, 1996

The Accidental Fax, Ethics Presentation of the Wex S. Malone American Inn of Court, June, 1996

Evidence for Paralegals, Louisiana State Paralegal Association Seminar, Lafayette, Louisiana, August, 1996

Potholes and Speed Bumps on the Deposition Superhighway, Depositions A to Z Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association, October, 1996

The Top 10 Things We All Do Wrong At Trial, Trial Advocacy Workshop, Southern University Law Center, November, 1996

Selected Problems in Evidence and Civil Procedure - A Mock Trial, Louisiana State Bar Association, Braselton, Georgia, November, 1996

Attorney-Client Sex: The Final Boundary Action, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, December, 1996 (with Marjorie McKeithen)

The Accidental Fax, Ethics Presentation of The Wex S. Malone American Inn of Court, Baton Rouge Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference, April, 1997

Show Me the Money: Finding Insurance Coverage Where None Exists, Insurance Hot Spots Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association, October, 1997

The Top 10 Things We All Do Wrong At Trial, Torts and Litigation Seminar, Southern University Law Center, November 1997

Show Me the Money: Finding Insurance Coverage Where None Exists, Baton Rouge Bar Association Seminar, December, 1997

Judicial Notice: Evidence and Procedure Seminar, Baton Rouge Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference, April, 1998

Proving Your Case Without Evidence - Presumptions and Judicial Notice, Evidence and Procedure Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 1998

Real and Demonstrative Evidence, Evidence: Back to Basics Seminar, Louisiana Department of Justice, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 1998.

... what was that last exhibit number?” or The Top Ten Tips on How to Be (or at least look) Organized in the Courtroom, The Big Picture Seminar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1998

Dissecting the Medical Malpractice Case: A Biopsy of the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act, Annual Personal Injury Seminar, Southern University Law Center, November 1998

Co-Chair, Advancing and Defending Disability and Damages Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, December, 1998

Chair, Deposition Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, Louisiana , March, 1999

Attorney-Client Sex: The Final Boundary Action, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, July, 1999 (with Michael A. Patterson)

How to Be (or at least look) Organized in the Courtroom, Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers, New Orleans, August, 1999

Louisiana Legal Ethics, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, September 1999

Presenting the Case at Trial, Louisiana State Bar Association, Burlington, Vermont, October 1999

Trying the Case... by the Masters, Louisiana State Bar Association, Summer School for Lawyers, June 2000

Deposition Survivor: Surviving the Traps and Pitfalls: Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, April, 2002

“She can’t do that! . . . or can she?: A Video Expose’ of Ethical Enigmas in the Courtroom,” (with Michael A. Patterson) Louisiana State Bar Association, Summer School for Lawyers, Destin, Florida, June 2002

Co-Chair, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November, 2002

Medical Malpractice, Emerging Issues in Louisiana Tort Law Seminar, Louisiana State University Law Center, New Orleans, December 2002

“She can’t do that! . . . or can she?: A Video Expose’ of Ethical Enigmas in the Courtroom,” (with Michael A. Patterson) Louisiana State Bar Association, Summer School for Lawyers Revisited, New Orleans, December 2002

“She can’t do that! . . . or can she?: A Video Expose’ of Ethical Enigmas in the Courtroom,” (with Michael A. Patterson) Baton Rouge Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, April 2003

"Mr. Gambini, that is a lucid, intelligent, well-thought-out hearsay objection . . . OVERRULED!" - Why Can't I Get These Hearsay Objections Right?: An Interactive Video Explanation, (with Michael A. Patterson and Scott Fruge’) Baton Rouge Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, April, 2004

Lying in Wait with a Deadly Motion: Pre-Trial Motions, Winning Summary Judgment Strategy, Motions In Limine; The Civil Litigation Process in Louisiana State Courts, L.S.U. Law Center, April 2004

"Mr. Gambini, that is a lucid, intelligent, well-thought-out hearsay objection . . . OVERRULED!" - Why Can't I Get These Hearsay Objections Right?: An Interactive Video Explanation, (with Michael A. Patterson and Scott Fruge’) Louisiana State Bar Association, June 2004

“She can’t do that! . . . or can she?: A Video Expose’ of Ethical Enigmas in the Courtroom,” 23rd Judicial District Bar Association Meeting, Gonzales, Louisiana, December 2004

"Mr. Gambini, that is a lucid, intelligent, well-thought-out hearsay objection . . . OVERRULED!" - Why Can't I Get These Hearsay Objections Right?: An Interactive Video Explanation, (with Michael A. Patterson and Scott Fruge’) Louisiana State Bar Association, December 2004

Lying in Wait with a Deadly Motion: Where the Action Is in Today’s Litigation — Anticipation of, Preparation for, and Presentation of the Motion in Limine and Motion for Summary Judgment, Louisiana State Bar Association, Summer School for Lawyers, June 2005

Prosecuting and Defending the Personal Injury Case, (with Robert J. Burns), Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section CLE, July 2005

Lying in Wait with a Deadly Motion: Where the Action Is in Today’s Litigation — Anticipation of, Preparation for, and Presentation of the Motion in Limine and Motion for Summary Judgment, Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal Judicial Conference, August 2005

What’s with THAT Character?: Demystifying Character and Habit Evidence - The Reality Show, Baton Rouge Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, April 2006

What’s with THAT Character?: Demystifying Character and Habit Evidence - The Reality Show, Louisiana State Bar Association, Summer School for Lawyers, June 2006

Recent Jurisprudence and Legislation, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Louisiana State University Law School, November 2006

What’s with THAT Character?: Demystifying Character and Habit Evidence - The Reality Show, Louisiana State Bar Association, Summer School for Lawyers Revisited, December 2006

Professionalism in the Courtroom, The Louisiana Judicial Council - NBA, Ninth Annual Meeting, February 2007

Trying the Case: From a Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Perspective, Practicing Law: The Early Years, Louisiana State Bar Association (with Robert Burns), March 2007

“She can’t do that! . . . or can she?: A Video Expose’ of Ethical Enigmas in the Courtroom,” (with Michael A. Patterson) Joint Meeting of Office of Workers’ Compensation Judges and Mediators, Louisiana Department of Labor, September 2007

“She can’t do that! . . . or can she?: A Video Expose’ of Ethical Enigmas in the Courtroom,” Louisiana Association of Administrative Law Judges Seminar, November 2007

“She can’t do that! . . . or can she?: A Video Expose’ of Ethical Enigmas in the Courtroom,” Wex S. Malone Inn of Court, November 2007

Appellate Practice for Trial Lawyers, Louisiana State University Law School, April 2008

The Privilege Is All Yours: The Exercise, Defense and Waiver of Testimonial Privileges in State and Federal Court, Louisiana State Bar Association, Summer School for Lawyers, June 2008

Ethics from the Plaintiff Attorney’s Perspective: Dealing with Clients, Opposing Counsel and the Court, Louisiana State University Law School, November 2008

Lying in Wait with a Deadly Motion: Anticipation of, Preparation for, and Presentation of the Motion in Limine and Motion for Summary Judgment, Baton Rouge Bar Association, December 2008

Evidence for New Judges, (with Judge Ross Foote (ret.)), Louisiana District Judges Association, December 2008

The Privilege Is All Yours: The Exercise, Defense and Waiver of Testimonial Privileges in State and Federal Court, Louisiana State Bar Association, Summer School for Lawyers Revisited, December 2008

Depositions A to Z: Deposing the Non-Medical Expert, Louisiana State University Law School, December 2008

Evidence on Parade: Mardi Gras CLE, Joint Seminar with the Louisiana Judicial College and the Louisiana State Bar Association, February, 2009

Legal Family Feud – Judges v. Lawyers, Joint Seminar with the Louisiana Judicial College and the Louisiana State Bar Association, LSBA Summer School for Lawyers, June 2009

Things That Will Happen and What To Do When They Do: Professionalism CLE, Louisiana State University Law School, September 2009

Evidentiary Issues Arising in Civil and Criminal Cases: Evidence and Procedure Seminar 2010, Louisiana Judicial College, February 2010

The Privilege Is All Yours: The Exercise, Defense and Waiver of Testimonial Privileges in State and Federal Court, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, March 2010

Evidentiary Issues Arising in Civil and Criminal Cases, St. Landry Parish Bar Association, April 2010

What Lawyers Do Good and Bad Trying Medical Malpractice Cases, with Judges Robert Downing, Madeline Landrieu and Frank Thaxton, L. S. U. Law Center Medical Malpractice Seminar, May 2010

25 Years Around the Bar, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Luncheon Presentation, June 2010

Ethical Dilemmas in the Courtroom, State of Louisiana Division of Administrative Law, Seminar for Louisiana Administrative Law Judges, August 2010

Evidentiary Issues at Trial, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2010 Louisiana Justice Community Conference, October 2010

From Whence They Came . . . Redux: New Rules, Wex S. Malone American Inn of Court Ethics Presentation, October 2010

Direct Examination, Louisiana State Bar Association, October, 2010

Recent Developments in Legislation and Jurisprudence, Louisiana State Bar Association, November 2010

Evidence in Action, (with United States District Judge S. Maurice Hicks and Professor Cynthia Jones, American University, Washington College of Law), Louisiana State Bar Association, December 2010

Judges Listening to Lawyers: Exceptions, Pre-Trial Orders, Pre-Trial Conferences, Witnesses and Jury Trials, Louisiana Judicial College, 2011 Evidence and Procedure Seminar, February 2011

Evidence on Parade: Getting It In and Keeping It Out at Trial, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench-Bar Conference, April 2011

Constitutionality of the Medical Malpractice Act: A View from Both Sides, Louisiana State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, June, 2011

Do I want this case? Why? What will I need to prove? How? . . . and what’s it going to cost?: Analyzing the Merits of a Personal Injury Case (with Darrel Papillion), Baton Rouge Bar Association, Nuts & Bolts Seminar, August 2011

Intentional Acts and Dual Capacity, Litigation and Liability in the Workplace Seminar, Louisiana State University Law School, September 2011

Recent Developments by the Judiciary Seminar, (with Judge Gay Gaskins and Darrel Papillion), Shreveport Bar Association, October 2011

Mediation and Negotiation Basics, (with Charles S. McCowan, Jr.) Louisiana Justice Community Conference, Louisiana State Bar Association, October 2011

The Top Ten Things We All Do Wrong at Trial, Seize Success: Trials that Work, Louisiana Association for Justice CLE Conference, October 2011

“That’s Ridiculous. We’re leaving.” – Tested Techniques for Achieving Maximum Success in Mediation, (with Michael A. Patterson), Louisiana State Bar Association, New York, New York Multi-Topic CLE Seminar, November 2011

“That’s Ridiculous. We’re leaving.” – Tested Techniques for Achieving Maximum Success in Mediation, (with Michael A. Patterson), Alexandria Bar Association, December 2011

“The Law of Whine: Effective Presentation – A Sober Look at How We Sound,” with Judge Ross W. Foote (ret.), Louisiana State Bar Association's "CLE Adventure in California's Wine Country," March 2012

“Wait, Wait! . . . Don’t Dismiss Me – A Live Interactive Quiz Show on the Relationship Between Judges and Lawyers,” with United States District Court Judge Elizabeth Foote and Judge W. Ross Foote (Ret.), Louisiana Judicial College and Louisiana State Bar Association Joint Summer School, June 2012

“Louisiana Insurance Law: Learn from the Masters,” Louisiana State Bar Association, October 2012

“The Top Ten Things We All Do Wrong at Trial,” 2012 Louisiana Justice Community Conference, (with Harry J. “Skip” Philips), October 2012

“The Big Case: How to Handle the Big Case from Both Sides,” Louisiana State Bar Association’s 2012 Personal Injury Seminar, October 2012

“The Law of Whine: Effective Presentation – A Sober Look at How We Sound,” Wex S. Malone American Inn of Court presentation, November 2012

“The Anatomy of a Civil Trial from “Start to Finish,” Panel on Pretrial Matters in Civil Cases: “Pretrial Orders, Discovery, Exceptions, Motions in limine, Daubert Hearings, Scheduling Matters and Setting a Trial Date,” (with Judge Guy Holdridge, Judge James Stewart, Kim Boyle and Michael A. Patterson), Louisiana Judicial College, 2013 Evidence and Procedure Seminar, March 2013

“Evidence Vignettes: You Be the Judge,” (with Michael A. Patterson), Louisiana Judicial College, 2013 Evidence and Procedure Seminar, March 2013

“Evidence at Trial,” (with Michael A. Patterson), Louisiana Judicial College, 2013 Evidence and Procedure Seminar, March 2013

“OBJECTION!: Getting It In and Keeping It Out,” (with Michael A. Patterson), Louisiana Judicial College, 2013 Evidence and Procedure Seminar, March 2013

“Evidence at Trial: Getting It In and Keeping It Out,” Combined Louisiana State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Louisiana Judicial College Summer School, June 2013

“Evidence at Trial: Getting It In and Keeping It Out,” 2013 Louisiana State Bar Association’s Louisiana Justice Community Conference, October 2013

“Direct and Cross Examination,” Louisiana State Bar Association’s Jury Mock Trial CLE, November 2013

“Writ Strategy and Timing: How Do Writ Grants or Denials Impact the Body of Law? What is the Role of Writs in Resolving a Case?” (Panel Discussion), Louisiana State Bar Association, New York, New York Seminar, November 2013

“Professionalism in the Courtroom”, Day of Dialogue Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association, December 2013

“Trial Evidence: Getting It In and Keeping It Out”, Louisiana Association for Justice CLE Conference, December 2013

“Is it Hearsay? Maybe. Should I let it in? Maybe. Should I keep it out? Maybe. – An Interactive Audience-participation Evidence Event,” Louisiana Judicial College, 2014 Evidence and Procedure Seminar, February 2014

“ESI: Electronically Stored Information – Securing, Safeguarding, Submitting and Screwups (Spoliation),” Louisiana State Bar Association, March 2014

Trial Evidence: Getting It In and Keeping It Out, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, July, 2014

“Is it Hearsay? Maybe. Should I let it in? Maybe. Should I keep it out? Maybe. – An Interactive Audience-participation Evidence Event,” Wex S. Malone American Inn of Court, October 2014

“Opening Argument... er, I mean Opening Statement,” Louisiana State Bar Association’s 2014 VooDoo Festival Seminar, October 2014

“You Be the Judge: Civil Evidence Vignettes – An Interactive Audience-participation Evidence Event,” Louisiana Judicial College, 2015 Evidence and Procedure Seminar, February 2015

“Negotiating: Does Gender, Race or Age Affect the Process?” Panelist, Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Judicial College and Louisiana State Bar Association, June 2015

“Lying in Wait with a Deadly Motion: Winning (or losing) Your Case before Trial – Current Strategies for Handling Motions for Summary Judgment, Motions in Limine and Other Dispositive Motions” Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Judicial College and Louisiana State Bar Association, June 2015

“She Can’t Do That, Can She? – Professionalism and Social Media in Litigation” (with Michael A. Patterson), Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench-Bar Conference, July 2015

“Opening Argument... er, I mean Opening Statement,” Louisiana State Bar Association’s 2015 VooDoo Festival Seminar, October 2015

“I’m Sure Glad We’re Done . . . or Are We? Motion for Additur, Remittitur, New Trial, Motion for a JNOV . . . Will This Never End? – How Do You Win (or Lose) a Case After You Have Won (or Lost)?” Louisiana State Bar Association, New York, New York Seminar, November 2015

“She Can’t Do That, Can She? – Professionalism and Social Media in Litigation” (with Michael A. Patterson), Lafayette Bar Association, December 2015

“She Can’t Do That, Can She? – Professionalism and Social Media in Litigation” (with Michael A. Patterson), Wex S. Malone American Inn of Court, January 2016

“Discovery, Authentication and Admissibility of Social Media Evidence” Louisiana Attorney General Continuing Legal Education Program, September 2016

“Ethics: Ethical Dilemmas in the Courtroom,” Ethics and Professionalism Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association, September 2016

“Ethics at Trial and in Dealing with Expert Witnesses,” Expert Witnesses Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association, September 2016

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