James R. Nieset: Lawyer with Plauché Smith & Nieset, LLC

James R. Nieset

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Lake Charles,  LA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Products Liability
  • Environmental and Toxic Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Maritime Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense Law
  • Property and Casualty Law
  • Fidelity and Casualty Law
University Tulane University, B.S., Physics/Mathematics, 1964
Law SchoolTulane University School of Law, J.D., 1967
Admitted1967, Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1975, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1978, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships Southwest Louisiana (Secretary-Treasurer, 1972-1973; President, 1992-1993), Louisiana State (Board of Governors, 2004-2006; Treasurer, 2006—) and American Bar Associations; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Southwest Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Maritime Law Association of the United States; International Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute, Inc.
BornAnn Arbor, Michigan, October 29, 1942

Order of the Coif; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi. Member, Tulane Law Review, 1966-1967. Member, Tulane Law School Dean's Council, 1983—. Permanent Advisory Board, Admiralty Law Institute, Tulane University Law School. Associate Editor, American Maritime Cases, Tulane University President's Council, 1994—.


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James R. Nieset

1123 Pithon Street
Lake CharlesLA 70602


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