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(504) 846-9715

Email:
apoirier@bluewilliams.com

Aldric C. Poirier, Jr.

Partner

Attorney Brief

Mr. Poirier is a partner in the Mandeville office and has been with the firm since 1991. His practice consists primarily of admiralty and maritime, professional liability, construction and commercial litigation. He has been a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association since 1992 and a member of the Mississippi Bar Association since 2005.

Education

Mr. Poirier received his bachelor of arts in political science from the University of New Orleans in 1990, after completing his first year of law school. He was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society. He received his juris doctor, cum laude, in 1992, from Tulane University Law School. Mr. Poirier graduated with honors in trial advocacy, served as a senior fellow in the Legal Research and Writing Program and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Admiralty: Personal Injury and Death. He also completed a focused curriculum and received a certificate in environmental law.

Bars, Courts, and Professional Affiliations

Mr. Poirier is admitted to practice in state and federal courts, sitting in both Louisiana and Mississippi, including the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Louisiana State, Mississippi, Covington and Federal Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and the Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys. He has provided Pro Bono services to the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court and actively donates his professional time to the New Orleans Pro Bono Project and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services. Mr. Poirier has served on the Board of Trustees for Leadership St. Tammany since 2007, including 2 years as Chair. He is currently in his second term as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Youth Service Bureau for Washington and St. Tammany Parishes. Mr. Poirier is a Director of CHAMBERPAC, an affiliation of the West St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce and he also serves on the Board for the Chamber. He is a former Director of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Louisiana & Mississippi, the Federal Bar Association and the University of New Orleans International Alumni Association. He has served on the Trial Advocacy Program faculty at LSU and has spoken on a variety of topics, including: Louisiana workers’ compensation; the Jones Act and general maritime law remedies; EMTALA; ethics; insurance certificates; medical documentation and risk management; oil, gas and mineral royalty valuation; and Medicare set-asides. Mr. Poirier holds an AV® Peer Review Rated certification mark from Martindale-Hubbell, which also recognized him as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation. Louisiana Super Lawyers recognized his work in civil litigation in 2007 and 2012. In 2016 he was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce for 2017 - 2019.