David Pitre won an important appellate victory for his client and for all Mississippi insurance policyholders in a case where State Farm attempted to unfairly deny uninsured motorist (UM) coverage to its own customer. The insurance industry had been fighting this battle for years and had previously succeeded in convincing a federal appeals court toRead More
Justin Garon has become certified as a mediator through Mediation and Arbitration Professionals Systems, Inc. (MAPS), mediating cases throughout Louisiana. Mr. Garon has a diverse legal background which enables him to mediate cases in the following areas of law: personal injury, commercial litigation, and domestic litigation. Mediations can be scheduled by contacting MAPS (1-800-443-7351).
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
David Pitre recently completed his tenure as the President of the Mississippi Association for Justice in the Summer of 2009, but continues to serve this state trial lawyer association as a member of various committees and in lobbying efforts at the State Capitol & Government.
Scott Silbert presented a lecture in September of 2008 to trial attorneys entitled “Protecting Assets for Small Office Practicioners” at the Annual Convention for the Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ). Mr. Silbert is the current Chair of the LAJ Law Office Management Section.