David Robertson

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Experience: 57 years
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Language(s) Spoken by David Robertson

  • English : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Car Accidents
  • Class Actions
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability

Fees

  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent FeesMost cases handled on a contingency fee basis.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • LouisianaSince 1961
  • TexasSince 1977
  • 5th CircuitSince 1980
  • 9th CircuitSince 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of LouisianaSince 1980
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of LouisianaSince 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of TexasSince 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of LouisianaSince 1980
  • U.S. Supreme CourtSince 1978

Education

  • Yale Law School J.S.D. 1968
  • Yale Law School LL.M. 1965
  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University LL.B. 1961Honors: American Jurisprudence Awards Honors: Order of the Coif Honors: Admiralty Prize, Louisia
  • Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge B.A. 1960

Awards

  • James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence University of Texas 1977 1976-1977

Professional Association

  • Texas State Bar #210481 Member 1977 - Current
  • Louisiana State Bar Association #210482 Member 1961 - Current

Articles & Publications

  • Admiralty and Federalism: History and Analysis of Problems of Federal-State Relations in the Maritime Law of the United States Foundation Press
  • Admiralty Cases and Materials
  • Allocating Authority Among Institutional Decision Makers in Louisiana State-Court Negligence and Strict Liability Cases Louisiana Law Review
  • Cases and Materials on Torts, 2nd ed. West
  • Eschewing Ersatz Percentages: A Simplified Vocabulary of Comparative Fault Saint Louis University Law Journal
  • Love and Fury: Recent Radical Revisions to the Law of Comparative Fault Louisiana Law Review
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death (The Future of Maritime Law in the Federal Courts: A Faculty Colloquium Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce
  • Punitive Damages in American Maritime Law Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce
  • Summary Judgment and Burden of Proof: Effects of the 1996 Amendment, Louisiana Bar Journal
  • Summertime Sailing and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Need for a National Admiralty Court Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce
  • The Common Sense of Cause in Fact Texas Law Review
  • The Correspondence Between Leon Green and Charles McCormick: 1927-1962 Fred B. Rothman
  • The Louisiana Law of Comparative Fault: A Decade of Progress LSU Center Press
  • The Right to a Jury Trial in Jones Act Cases: Choosing the Forum Versus Choosing the Procedure Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce
  • The Vocabulary of Negligence Law: Continuing Causation Confusion Louisiana Law Review
  • Torts: Texas Cases and Materials

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