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Ric Poirier and Kelly Brian Successfully Defend Local Surgeon

Congratulations to attorneys Ric Poirier and Kelly Brian who successfully defended a local surgeon in a medical malpractice case, obtaining a jury verdict of no breach of the standard of care. This was the first civil jury trial in Federal … Continue reading

Robert Baudouin Successfully Defends Surgeon in Trial

Congratulations to Robert Baudouin, a partner in the Metairie office, who successfully defended a general surgeon in his first case tried with full Covid restrictions. The case involved the alleged wrongful death of a 9-month-old boy with chronic asthma who … Continue reading

Steven Mauterer to Speak at Continuing Education Seminar

Attorney Steven Mauterer will be speaking at a Continuing Education Seminar for Louisiana Home Inspectors on Litigation Avoidance Techniques on March 26, 2021.

2021 Louisiana Super Lawyers

Congratulations to our attorneys selected to Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Starts for 2021. Louisiana Super Lawyers: Kurt Blankenship, Christopher Grace, Stephen Pizzo, Scott Soule, and Richard Vale. Rising Stars: Amanda Plaiscia, Robin Arnold, Lauren Gillen, and Bert Miller.

Toys for Tots

Thanks to the generosity of our attorneys, staff, and clients, we are able to continue supporting the Marine Toys for Tots foundation. These gifts were dropped off today and will be distributed to many families just in time for Christmas! … Continue reading

Christopher Grace Recognized by America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators

Congratulations to partner Christopher Grace on being re-selected to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® for Louisiana in 2020. Based on Mr. Grace’s years of exceptional advocacy, litigation success, ethical standards, and extraordinary accomplishments in defending significant civil litigation matters, … Continue reading

Elizabeth Sconzert Honored by New Orleans City Business Leadership In Law

On Monday, October 5, Blue Williams partner Elizabeth Sconzert was honored at a virtual reception by New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law class for 2020. Each year, outstanding legal professionals are honored based on their contributions to the community, as … Continue reading

Family Law-Welcoming Robin P. Arnold and Johnston J. Burkhardt

Robin P. Arnold joins Blue Williams as a partner in the Metairie office. She is skilled in trial practice and complex legal issues concerning divorce, custody, support, property disputes, marriage contracts, and domestic violence. Johnston J. Burkhardt joins Blue Williams … Continue reading

Recent Attorney Accomplishments & Updates

Nicholas P. Arnold to Lecture at LSUHSC Didactic Day Conference

Blue Williams Partner Nicholas P. Arnold will lecture on “Employment Contracts and Non-Compete Agreements” at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center’s (LSUHSC) Didactic Day Conference. The conference will be held virtually on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Mr. Arnold’s segment of … Continue reading