Mr. James Paul Doherty, III

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James P. Doherty III joined Becker & Hebert in June 2014. He is a graduate of the Episcopal School of Acadiana (1990), Georgetown University (B.S. in Business Administration 1994) and Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D. 1998). In 1996, he was the recipient of a Rotary International Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship.Prior to joining Becker & Hebert, Mr. Doherty practiced at Voorhies & Labbe and Frederick & Doherty for sixteen years. He has extensive experience in the areas of Insurance Defense and Coverage Litigation, Commercial Transactions and Litigation, Construction Law and Litigation, Wills and Successions and Admiralty/Maritime Law.Mr. Doherty is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts; the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Lafayette Parish Bar Association.Mr. Doherty has served on the boards of and/or been a member of the American Inns of Court (Acadiana Inn), the Lafayette Parish Bar Association Board of Directors, the Episcopal School of Acadiana Board of Trustees, the Cathedral Carmel School Advisory Council, the Georgetown University Admissions Ambassador Program and the Cathedral Carmel School Men's Club.Mr. Doherty and his wife, Michelle, are the parents of three children, Patrick, Katherine and Michael.Mr. Doherty's father, the Honorable James P. Doherty, Jr., is a Louisiana state court judge in the 27th JDC, Opelousas, Louisiana.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • General Insurance Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
337-735-2240  Phone
(337) 233-1987  Phone
(337) 235-1748  Fax
University Attended:
Georgetown University, B.S.B.A., 1994
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1998
Year of First Admission:
1998, Louisiana
Lafayette Parish (Member, Board of Directors) and Louisiana State Bar Associations; American Inns of Court, Acadiana Inn.

Peer Reviews

Lafayette, Louisiana

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