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Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.

2300 Energy Centre
1100 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA, 70163


LAEligible to practice law197608/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Named as one of six Louisiana appellate lawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Top Lawyers in New Orleans 2012--Appellate PracticeNew Orleans Magazine2012
Top Lawyers in New Orleans 2009--Appellate PracticeNew Orleans Magazine2009
ListedWho's Who in American LawN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Orleans Bar AssociationCo-chair Appellate Practice Committee2010 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Defense Research Institute, Appellate Advocacy CommitteeMemberN/A
American Society of Legal WritersMemberN/A
Louisiana Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Briefly Speaking (New Orleans Bar Association)Appeals: A District Court's Reasons For Judgment2012
Briefly Speaking (New Orleans Bar Association)When Does the Time Period for an Appeal or Supervisory Writ Application Begin?2011
For The Defense (Defense Research Institute)Memorable Legal Writing: The Use of Literary Quotations and Allusions2007
Rx for the DefenseSmallwood v. Illinois Central Railroad Company: Has the Burden of Establishing Fraudulent Joinder of Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives Gotten Tougher?2005
Loyola Law ReviewFifth Circuit Symposium: Insurance2000
Louisiana Appellate Practice HandbookScope of Review of a Trial Court Decision1989
American Jurisprudence 2dCriminal Law1981
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of New OrleansEnglishMA - Masters1974
Tulane UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Essentials of Louisiana Appellate PracticeProcedural Laws and Rules in Appellate Practice; Preparing for the Appeal; Post-Decision Petitions2002
Effective Appellate Practice in LouisianaState vs. Federal Appeals; How to Plan and Present a Winning Oral Argument1995