Perry Dampf

MEDIATORS

James A. Lochridge, Jr.

Jim Lochridge is a shareholder in the Lafayette, Louisiana law firm of Voorhies & Labbé. He has been practicing law for 28 years. He has tried jury and bench trials in both State and Federal Court, as well as argued before numerous Appellate Courts. Mr. Lochridge’s background includes insurance, professional liability and land-based casualty defense. He’s worked with public entities, trucking companies, oil refineries and a major fast-food chain restaurant. His vast array of experience make him a prime choice as your next mediator.

Mr. Lochridge also has taught Business Law as an adjunct professor at the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now, the University of Louisiana-Lafayette).

Areas of Concentration

Trucking Accidents
Automobile Accidents
Professional Liability (Architects and Engineers)
Construction Law
Property Damage
Toxic Tort
Products Liability
Municipality/Public Entity Law
Civil Rights/42 U.S.C. §1983 Claims
Medical Malpractice
Premises Liability
Industrial Accidents
Discrimination Claims
Insurance Coverage Disputes
Workers’ Compensation

Education

B.S., Springhill College (1985)

J.D., Loyola Law School (1989)

Background

Admitted to Bar: Louisiana, 1990; U.S. District Court – Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Member of Louisiana State Bar Association, Lafayette Bar Association, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, American Bar Association, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (“FDCC”)