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James A Brown

James A Brown

Practice areas:

Business, Litigation, Banking, Estate Planning, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 20%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Banking: 20%
  4. Litigation: 20%
  5. Business: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Michael S. Finkelstein

    Mr. Brown provides superb legal services to his clients while helping mold law students and young lawyers into the next class of Louisiana attorneys. He is an excellent advocate and a model for aspiring young attorneys.

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    Michael Finkelstein Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Liskow & Lewis, PLC

701 Poydras St Fl 50
New Orleans, LA, 70139-6001

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
LAEligible to practice law198405/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
FellowAmerican College of Trial Lawyers2012
ListedChambers USAN/A
ListedBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Leadership in Law AwardNew Orleans CityBusinessN/A
ListedSuper LawyersN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorLSU Law School1992 - 2014
Judicial ClerkU.S. Fifth Circuit Court Of Appeals Hon. James Dennis1984 - 1985

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationChair of Presidential Standing Committee on LPL2013 - 2015
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyMemberN/A
American Judicature SocietyMemberN/A
Louisiana Bar FoundationFellowN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Orleans Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Louisiana State Bar Association, “P’s and Q’s” Ethics and Professionalism ProgramCo-chairN/A
Louisiana State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education ProgramCo-chairN/A
American Bar Association, Professional Liability Litigation Committee, Programming subcommitteeCo-chairN/A
Louisiana State Bar Association, CLE Program CommitteeChairN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Louisiana Bar JournalWhen the Carrier and Insured Part Ways: The Insured's Right to Independent Counsel2005
Louisiana Law ReviewRecent Developments Affecting Louisiana’s Discretionary Function Exception: Will Louisiana Follow Gaubert?1993
Louisiana Law ReviewHiring of Attorney to Represent Third Parties - The Umbrella Defense1983
Louisiana Law ReviewPreserving Contribution Rights After Settlement: A Need for ResolutionN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Louisiana State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Louisiana State Bar Multi-Topic ProgramWind, Water and Other Trivial and Mundane Matters2008
The Big Wind Blows: Of Hurricanes, Lease Disputes and Business InterruptionLouisiana State Bar Multi-Topic Program2007
Louisiana State Bar New York ProgramThe Attorney-Client Privilege: Under Siege?2007
Louisiana State Bar AssociationSanctions in State and Federal Court: Recent Developments2007
Louisiana State Bar AssociationProfessional Liability in the 21st Century2006
Louisiana State Bar “P’s and Q’s” Ethics and Professionalism ProgramEthics and Malpractice Exposure2004
American Bar Association National Legal Malpractice ConferenceAttorney Liability to Non-ClientsN/A
American Bar Association Annual MeetingSox at Six: Is It Working?N/A