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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The Baton Rouge Office of DF&K continues to hit the ball out of the park. Our DF&K Baton Rouge Team, have secured two recent wins on State of Louisiana Office of Risk Management cases, having one dismissed on an exception of prematurity and the other on a motion for summary judgment. DF&K Baton Rouge has […]
June 17, 2020 – Katelin Varnado joins the firm as an Associate in our Baton Rouge Office.
With the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disrupting so much of our daily lives, we want to assure our clients that Daigle Fisse & Kessenich, PLC is prepared to continue our operations throughout the duration of this public health challenge. Daigle Fisse & Kessenich, PLC has a comprehensive business continuity plan that ensures our […]
Michael McMahon – CITY BUSINESS ARTICLE
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 […]
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.
Mike McMahon and Kirk Aurandt obtained a defense verdict for DFK’s client after a three-day jury trial in federal court in New Orleans notwithstanding the fact our client’s tugboat rear-ended another tugboat resulting in the captain of the lead tugboat filing suit for injuries sustained in the collision. The verdict in favor of DFK’s client […]
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 […]
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 […]