Walter J. Leger, Jr., (P.C.)

Walter J. Leger, Jr., (P.C.): Attorney with Leger & Shaw AV stamp icon
  • Managing Partner at Leger & Shaw (7 Attorneys)
  • 935 Gravier Street, Suite 2150, New Orleans, LA 70112
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Biography

Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Gamma Beta Sigma. Managing Editor, The Tulane Maritime Law Journal, 1975-1976. Outstanding Orator, Tulane Freshman Moot Court Competition, 1974. Recipient, Tulane Law School Admiralty Law Institute Award, 1974. Delegate, Louisiana Priorities for the Future Commission, Task Force on Government and Local Affairs, 1978. Board, Louisiana Recovery Authority, 2005-2010, Vice-Chairman, 2007-2010. Board Vice-Chairman, Louisiana Land Trust, 2007—, Chairman, 2009.

Louisiana Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Trial Practice
  • Civil Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-588-9043  Phone
504-588-9980  Fax
www.legershaw.com
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
Tulane University of Louisiana, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1976
Admission:
1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; 1977, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana; 1978, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana; 1976, Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana; 1980, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
New Orleans, Louisiana State (Member, Sections on: Insurance, Negligence, Compensation and Admiralty Law; Civil Law; Corporation and Business Law), Federal and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Tort and Insurance Practice) Bar Associations; Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit; Louisiana Association of Justice (Member: President's Advisory Council, 1983-1988; Board of Governors, 1988—); Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association; The American Association of Justice; Maritime Law Association of the United States, "Proctor" 1980; Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute.
Birth Information:
New Orleans, Louisiana, November 11, 1951
ISLN:
905541691

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