Edward E. Rundell

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Faculty: Gulf Coast Regional Faculty, New Orleans, LA, 1992-2002; National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1992-2002; National Faculty, Boulder, CO, 1998. Lectures and Publications: Contributing Author: "Opening Statement and Closing Argument," LADC Product Liability Trial Notebook, 1991; "Opening Statement in the Jury Trial," National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1992-1998; "The Essentials of Impeachment," National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1996-1997; "The Use of Documentary Evidence at Trial," Tulane University School of Law, Mastering the Evidence, 4th Trial by Masters, Tulane University School of Law, 1991, 1992; "The Use of Deposition at Trial," National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1992; "Recent Developments in Insurance Law: Summer School for Lawyers," Issues and Trends in Insurance Law, 1992; "Using the Evidence in Opening Statement," Loyola University School of Law, Seventh Annual Evidence Law Conference, 1992-1995; "Setting the Stage for Evidence Through the Opening Statement," Loyola University School of Law, Ninth Annual Evidence Law Conference, 1997; "Opening Statement and Closing Argument," "Back to the Future: A New Look at the Old Principles of Persuasion," LSBA Young Lawyers Section, CLE in Grand Cayman, 1992; Preparation of the Client for a Discovery Deposition," Crossroads American Inn of Court, 1993; "Persuasive Speaking," ABA Young Lawyers Section, Walkin' to New Orleans Delta Conference, 1993; "Armed and Dangerous: Preparing Yourself and Your Client for the Deposition," Depositions from A-Z, LSBA, 1994; "Life on the High Wire - The Duty to Defend in LA," LADC N.O., 1995; "How to Win Friends and Influence People: The Closing Argument in a Jury Trial," LA Department of Justice Litigation Division B.R., Fall Trial Tactics Seminar, 1995; "How to Win Friends and Influence People: The Opening Statement in a Jury Trial," LA Department of Justice Litigation Division B.R., Fall Trial Tactics Seminar, 1997; "Don't Gamble on Opening Statement and Closing Argument," Young Lawyers Section, The Central LA pro Bono Project, 1995; "Bad Faith Penalties Against Insurers," LADC Attorney/Client Seminar, 1999; "Jury Selection," Alexandria Bar Association, 2001; "Hitting the High Notes in Opening and Closing," Louisiana State Bar Association, 2001. Member, "Art of War" article (Stephen Victory Award), The College of the State Bar of Texas, 1994-1998.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Product Liability Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Insurance
  • Public Liability Defense
  • Architects and Engineers Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
318-445-6471  Phone
318-445-6476  Fax
University Attended:
Louisiana College; Louisiana Tech University, B.A., 1965; Louisiana Tech University, M.A., 1966; University of Texas, Ph.D., 1973
Law School Attended:
University of Texas, J.D., 1970
Year of First Admission:
1970, Texas; 1974, Louisiana; 1974, Supreme Court of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1970, U.S. Supreme Court of Texas
Alexandria, Louisiana State (Member: House of Delegates, 1999-2000; Sections on: Insurance; Negligence; Compensation and Admiralty Law), Federal (Member, Sections on: Tort Trial & Insurance Practice; Litigation) and American (Member, Sections on: Health Law; Tort and Insurance Practice; Litigation) Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Product Liability Advisory Counsel; American Board of Trial Advocates; Defense Research Institute; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (Faculty, Trial Academy, 1991); Crossroads-Inns of Court (Master of Bench, 1993).
Birth Information:
Alexandria, Louisiana, January 21, 1944

Peer Reviews

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