Congratulations to the following attorneys for being recognized as a 2017 Top Attorney in Shreveport-Bossier by SB Magazine: Leland H. Ayres, J. Todd Benson, Stephen J. Paine, Robert W. Raley, Curtis R. Shelton, Jennifer N. Soto, Stacey S. Melerine, Jacob C. White and John R. Williams
The Trial Tactics Committee of the Defense Research Institute is holding its annual Trial Tactics Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 15-17, 2017. This year, the Committee is presenting a mock trial. Both Lee H. Ayres and Stacey Smith Melerine are presenters at the seminar. Lee H. Ayres will conduct the opening statement on […]
Stacey A. Smith will be a presenter at the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Natchitoches Christmas Light CLE held on December 15, 2016
Lee H. Ayres and Stacey A. Smith represented a pipeline company, which had been sued for significant sums based on allegations of trespass. The plaintiff claimed ownership of property over which the defendant had built a gas pipeline. The defendant pipeline company had properly secured a right-of-way from the record title owner. However, the plaintiff […]
On Tuesday, November 1st, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers publicly announced the 7th Edition of the “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm ranked in Tax Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Commercial Litigation.
Lee H. Ayres has been recognized by his peers as the 2017 Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” for Shreveport. In addition, Lee has been recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.
John R. Williams has been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. John received the highest ratings from his peers in Shreveport, LA in the practice area of Tax Law, making him the only attorney to receive this award in the local Shreveport community.
Stacey A. Smith was one of sixteen lawyers from across the state selected for the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Leadership LSBA 2016/2017 Class.
Jennifer N. Soto and Lee H. Ayres are participating in a panel discussion for the American Inn of Court on May 10th. They will be presenting a paper concerning the exercise of peremptory challenges in civil jury trials. Among other participants are the Honorable Mike Pittman and the Honorable John Mosely, Jr.