Skip to main content

James E Wright III

Admiralty and maritime Attorney at New Orleans, LA

Not yet reviewed

Call and speak with several attorneys to find best fit for your specific legal issue.
Can't find what you are looking for?
Avvo has 97% of all lawyers in the US.
Find the best ones near you.
Find Nearby Lawyers

About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

Licensed for 44 years
State LA
Status Eligible to Practice Law
Acquired 1978
Updated 02/18/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact James

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, LLP
201 St Charles Ave Fl 48
New Orleans, LA, 70170


Not yet reviewed. Review James


We have not found any cost information for this lawyer

Contact for Details


AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Assistant U.S. Attorney
  • U.S. Attorney's Office EDLA
  • 1978 - 1980


  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1978
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1974

Legal Cases

  • Ruiz, et al. v. Waterman Steamship Corporation and Maersk Line Limited


  • American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Maritime Frauds Subcommittee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Group Insurance Committee
  • Member
  • 1986 - 1994
View all associations

Honors and Awards

  • Admiralty and Maritine
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • 2007
View all awards

Speaking Engagements

  • Louisiana State Bar Association and Louisiana Judicial College Summer School
  • Making the Hard Decisions in the Face of Adversity: Bush v. Orleans Parish School Board",
  • 2013
  • Greater New Orleans Barge and Fleeting Association 2011 River and Marine Industry Seminar
  • "What to Expect In and How to Handle Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense of Both Civil and Criminal Investigations by the U.S. Coast Guard and Department of Justice",
  • 2011
  • Greater New Orleans Barge and Fleeting Association 2010 River and Marine Industry Seminar,
  • To Talk or Not To Talk: It Depends on Your Exposure, Marine Casualty Investigations are Necessary and Important, but Protection of the Personal Interests of You and Your Employees is Paramount",
  • 2010
View all speaking engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (0)
Given (0)
Endorse James
Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney.
This attorney hasn't created any attorney endorsements recently on Avvo.