Author Archive | Lisette Gros

Admiralty Record, Vol. 7, 2019

DFK attorney Kirk Aurandt published Volume 7 of the Admiralty Record, a valuable and ready reference for the admiralty practitioner and anyone else interested in admiralty law.  Copies of the Admiralty Record may be ordered at www.admiraltyrecord.com”

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Sheri Morris Appointed By The Louisiana State Law Institute

Sheri Morris was appointed by the Louisiana State Law Institute to the In Forma Pauperis subcommittee of the Civil Procedure Committee. Sheri was recognized by the Louisiana State Law Institute for her work in connection with clerks of court and related associations. Codified by the Louisiana Legislature, the purposes of the Institute are “to promote […]

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Mike McMahon discussed Key Witness Depositions at NOBA’s 2019 CLE Procrastinators’ Program

Mike McMahon was a panelist along with Hon. Danny Knowles (ret.) at the New Orleans Bar Association’s Procrastinators’ Program – Masters of the Courtroom.  The panel discussed Key Witness Depositions with Mike explaining his techniques and strategies on how to take effective plaintiff’s depositions and how to best prepare defense witnesses for their depositions.

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Daigle Fisse & Kessenich Defends Barge Fleeter on MS. River after a 22 Barge Breakaway

Mike McMahon and Kirk Aurandt prevailed against multiple motions for summary judgment in a barge breakaway case where DFK’s client faced a presumption of fault under the General Maritime Law as the bailee of fleeted barges.  DFK’s client argued that two ocean-going vessels caused the breakaway as a result of passing the properly moored barges […]

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Daigle Fisse & Kessenich Attorney Publishes Volume 6 of The “Admiralty Record®”

For the sixth consecutive year, Daigle Fisse & Kessenich attorney Kirk N. Aurandt has compiled the published admiralty opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Courts of Appeals handed down the preceding calendar year in the “Admiralty Record®”— an annual admiralty and maritime law case reporter available to the public in […]

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