Julien Lamothe, law clerk at Lamothe Law Firm and 3rd year student at Tulane Law School, recently published in the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. The Journal is the first and pre-eminent student-edited admiralty law journal in the world. As a Member of the Journal, Julien was selected on the basis of a summer writing competition…

Lisa Ciuffi, our senior paralegal, recently ran a race for the Cleft for a Cause organization. Hannah and Isabella Summersgill are sisters who founded the non-profit organization in 2013. The non-profit seeks to contribute all it can to assist affected families in need of help. Their mission is to raise funds to provide necessities for…

Motorcycle Relief Project is such a great organization! They are a nonprofit organization based in Evergreen, Colorado. They take veterans with PTSD and other injuries on multi-day motorcycle adventure trips. The connection with the other veterans coupled with decompressing in nature has provided much needed relief for the veterans. They are so appreciative of any…

Martindale-Hubbell has confirmed that attorney Frank Lamothe still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating in 2017, as he has continuously since first achieving this rating in 1979. Frank Lamothe has been accorded this highest rating standard, signifying the greatest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills, legal ability and ethical standards. The AV Preeminent…

Julien Lamothe recently attended the 19th Annual International Summer School on Alternative Dispute Resolution at Humboldt University Law School in Berlin. Julien is our law clerk and is a 3rd year law student at Tulane University. This Berlin Program is a joint venture between Tulane Law School and the Institut fur Anwaltsrecht of Humboldt University….

The Lamothe Law Firm is pleased to announce that Frank E. Lamothe, III has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 for Personal Injury – Plaintiff. This marks 33 consecutive years that Mr. Lamothe has been included, making him one of a select group of attorneys to receive this recognition nationwide. Since it was first published…

PERSONAL JURISDICTION OVER A FOREIGN DEFENDANT by Richard M. Martin, Jr. Your new maritime personal injury client, Bob, has presented you with the following unusual set of facts.  Do you tell him there is no jurisdiction?  Or do you file suit in a favorable jurisdiction? Let’s explore the facts first: 1.  Bob is from Mississippi,…

The Lamothe Law Firm represents oil field workers who are seriously injured while performing their duties.  There is no room for negligence at an oil and gas drilling site. The work involves heavy equipment, explosive gases, a fast pace of work. A single safety lapse can result in devastating injury or death. Our lawyers understand…

WHAT IS THE FEDERAL COURT FORUM NON CONVENIENS DOCTRINE? Published in the Louisiana Association for Justice, “Louisiana Advocates” by Richard M. Martin, Jr. Lamothe Law Firm, LLC With respect to defining the doctrine of forum non conveniens, the Fifth Circuit has explained: “Although the plaintiff’s choice of forum should not ordinarily be disturbed, the doctrine…

Our attorney, Richard Martin, will be a speaker at the Louisiana Association for Justice’s 2017 “High Stakes on the High Seas” Maritime Law Conference in August. He will be educating his fellow attorney colleagues on the subject of “Personal Jursidiction Under the Federal Procedure Rules.” Richard is a veteran trial lawyer with over 30 years…

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