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  1. Wrongful Death: 50%
  2. Defective Products: 50%

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111 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Suite 520
Metairie, LA, 70005


LAEligible to practice law199208/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
New Orleans' Best LawyersNew Orleans Times-Picayune and Law.com2010
Top Lawyers in the New Orleans areaNew Orleans Magazine2009
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
500 Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2007
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Certificate of AppreciationLouisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section1997
Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism AwardLouisiana State Bar Association1997
Award of AppreciationLouisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section1995
NASD ArbitratorNational Association of Securties DealersN/A
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPlotkin, Vincent & Jaffe, L.L.C.2013 - Present
PartnerPlotkin & Vincent, LLC2010 - 2013
PartnerGertler, Gertler, Vincent & Plotkin, LLP1996 - 2010
AssociateStone, Pigman, Walther, Wittmann & Hutchinson1992 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tulane Law ReviewAdvisory Board of Editors2001 - Present
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyFaculty1998 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Orleans Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Louisiana Association for JusticeMemberN/A
New Orleans Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1999 - 2001
New Orleans Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionChair1997 - 1998
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionJudge - National Appellate Advocacy Competition1996 - 1997
New Orleans Bar AssociationEditor in Chief - Briefly Speaking1996 - 1997
New Orleans Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionChair Elect1996 - 1997
Louisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionChairman - Bridging the Gap Committee1995 - 1996
New Orleans Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionTreasurer1995 - 1996
Louisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionVice-Chair1994 - 1994
New Orleans Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionBoard of Directors1993 - 1995
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Heaton v. Monogram Credit Card Bank of GeorgiaN/A
Breaux v. Mine Safety Appliances Co.N/A
Alix v. Badger Mining Corp.N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Fifth Circuit Trial Practice GuideFinal Trial Preparation and Procedures1997
American Inns of CourtCommencement of Action1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Silica Litigation Conference, Mealey's PublicationEvolving Theories of Silica LiabilityN/A
Silica Litigation ConferenceThe Two Disease Rule: Does it Apply and What Impact Does it Have in Silicosis CasesN/A
P.A.L.S. SeminarRespirator LiabilityN/A
New Orleans Bar Association Masters of the Courtroom SeriesBest Way to Prove A Noxious Fumes CaseN/A
Mealey's Silica Litigation ConferenceThe Foundry Case, The Plaintiff's PerspectiveN/A
Consumer Rights Litigation ConferenceWhat's Left of Usury After Federal PreemptionN/A
CLE SeminarA Primer on the Rules of ProfessionalismN/A