The honor recognizes his work in the successful prosecution and conviction of Walter Reed, the former district attorney for St. Tammany Parish.
Hillary Barnett Lambert, M.B.A./J.D. ’12, has been elected president of the Association. Camille Bryant, J.D. ’13, has been appointed Programs Committee chairperson.
PLAC is a non-profit association formed in 1983 to analyze, understand, and shape the common law of product liability and complex litigation.
Reese was recently selected to serve as a military judge in the Navy-Marine Corps Trial Judiciary and will head to the bench at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in the summer of 2017.
The piece details potential lawsuits against oil and gas companies for their role in Louisiana’s coastal erosion.
He joined Kean Miller in 2011 and practices in the areas of maritime and oil and gas litigation.
The 16th Judicial District includes St. Martin, Iberia, and St. Mary parishes.
She focuses her practice on casualty and insurance defense litigation, products liability, and toxic tort and is licensed to practice in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
Brad Cashio, J.D. ’01, was named one of “20 People Who Are Making the New Orleans Area Better” by NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune. Cashio frequently offers his services pro bono to individuals, nonprofits, churches, and small business. His firm also offers estate planning at a steep discount to help those who may need it. He has also taught Bible classes to inmates in the Orleans Justice Center for 13 years and says his Christian faith is a huge part of his life and motivation.
The story talks about the mounting impacts of climate change on the tiny village of Newtok near Alaska's west coast. The village is slowly sliding into the Ninglick River as the frozen permafrost underneath is thawing.