Perry Dampf

MEDIATORS

James H. Gibson

Jim Gibson is a founding member of the Lafayette, Louisiana law firm, Gibson Law Partners, LLC. Jim brings over thirty-four years of legal experience to his mediation practice. Jim has an extensive trial background/practice, having tried over 200 cases to verdict—over 60 of them before a jury. He also has extensive appellate experience in both State (all appellate districts and the Louisiana Supreme Court) and Federal Appeals Courts. Currently, Westlaw has over 150 reported rulings/decisions in all levels of Courts involving him. Jim has been involved in over 200 mediations.

Areas of Concentration

Commercial and Tort Litigation

Automobile Accidents


Business Disputes


Class Action


Malpractice and Professional Liability


Personal Injury


Products Liability


Insurance and Reinsurance Issues


Construction Disputes


Employee Disputes

Education

B.S., Louisiana State University (1981)

J.D., Louisiana State University (1984)

Acquired a certificate from Northwestern University (Chicago) School of Professional Studies in Mediation Skills Training

Background

Admitted to Bar: Louisiana, 1984; U.S. District Court: Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court

AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and adherence to professional standards of ethics

Elected to the American College of Trial Lawyers

Named/rated as a Super Lawyer 2013-2018