JAMES A. HOLMES

JAMES A. HOLMES

Partner


Jimmy Holmes received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington & Lee University in 1987, and his Juris Doctor from Loyola University in 1990. Since 1991, he has tried and argued case at the district and appellate court levels throughout Louisiana, including the Louisiana Supreme Court. His practice includes automobile and trucking liability, premises liability, workers' compensation, professional liability, medical malpractice, products liability, toxic tort and environmental law, property & casualty, successions, construction, maritime law and business litigation. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Louisiana.

Mr. Holmes served on the Board of the New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel, acting as President 2005-2006. He also serves on the board of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and is a member of the LADC's Trial Academy's faculty. He is also active in the community, serving as President of the Academy of the Sacred Heart's Athletic Booster Club (2015-2016) and volunteering at the Harry Tompson Center's Homeless Legal Service Program.

Bar Admission:
Louisiana, 1991

Education:
Washington & Lee University (B.A., 1987)
Loyola University (J.D., 1990)

Professional Affiliations:
New Orleans Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel (President 2005-2006)
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (Director, District 4-fourth Circuit 2012-Present; Trial Academy Faculty 2013-Present)
The Defense Research Institute

Awards:
Louisiana Super Lawyers 2008-2012
Martindale-Hubble AV-Peer Review Rated lawyer