The National Trial Lawyers Specialty Associations

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

American Association for Justice


Louisiana Association for Justice


Association of Plaintiff Interstate
Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA)


Civil Justice Foundation


Birth Trauma Litigation Group


Harry V. Booth & Judge Henry A. Politz
American Inns of Court


Center for Justice & Democracy


Louisiana State Bar Association


Shreveport Bar Association


National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives


Public Justice Foundation


Public Citizen Foundation


Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group

The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers has been established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers’ compensation. Members have been nominated for the outstanding traits they have developed in their practice of twenty years, or longer, representing plaintiffs, defendants, serving as judges, or acting for the benefit of all in education, overseeing agencies and developing legislation. These individuals have convinced their peers, the bar, bench and public that they possess the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards, character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership. They have a commitment to fostering and furthering the objectives of the College and have shown significant evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing, and/or distinguished published writings on Workers’ Compensation or related fields of law. In addition to these characteristics, a Fellow is expected to display the following traits in their day to day practice of workers’ compensation and related fields:

•  A Fellow stands out to newer attorneys as a model of professionalism in deportment and advocacy;

•  A Fellow has earned the respect of the bench, opposing counsel and the community;

•  A Fellow displays civility in an adversarial relationship;

•  A Fellow avoids allowing ideological differences to affect civility in negotiations, litigation and other aspects of law practice;

•  A Fellow demonstrates and active interest in resolving issues;

•  A Fellow is a student of the law;

•  A Fellow has a thirst for knowledge in all areas of the law that affects their representation of their clients in Workers’ Compensation or their duties in adjudicating cases brought before them; and

• A Fellow actively participates in the state, local, and/or Nation Bar