Category Archives: Pitre

David Pitre moderates forum on federal practice and procedure

On March 16th, 2018, David Pitre served as moderator for a panel discussion on federal practice and procedure in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Panelists were District Judge Keith Starrett, Magistrate Michael Parker, and attorneys Wynn Clark and Pat Zachary.  The Mississippi Association for Justice sponsored the two hour event covering a wide range of topics. This wasRead More

David Pitre writes article on courtroom technology

David Pitre has received considerable attention for his use of technology in the courtroom.  He has previously lectured on the topic, and recently authored an article on the subject (click here to read it).  The article has appeared in numerous trial lawyer publications, including the Mississippi Association for Justice’s Voir Dire, the Louisiana Association for Justice’sRead More

Pitre wins appeal in complex life insurance case

David Pitre successfully convinced the Mississippi Court of Appeals to overturn the trial court’s summary judgment dismissal of his client’s case.  You can read the Court’s full opinion here.  This complex litigation involved the interpretation of several life insurance policies, and claims of unjust enrichment, equitable estoppel and promissory estoppel.   The lawsuit lasted several yearsRead More

David Pitre appointed to Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct Study Committee

David Pitre was appointed by Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice William Waller to serve on the Mississippi Code of Judicial Conduct Study Committee. The select group of attorneys and judges across the State proposed significant changes based on the ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct. The Committee’s proposals are currently pending consideration by the MississippiRead More