“You have to live your life strategically.
We have a lot of strategic thinkers at this firm.”
Lindsay A. Larson III
Lindsay Larson is a mediator who also maintains a legal practice in insurance defense, casualty defense, product liability defense, and maritime law. He joined King & Jurgens after completing a successful term as a federal prosecutor, and cites the firm's positive working environment as a big draw. “There’s a lot of collegiality going on here, which makes it a great place to work and produces effective teams.”
Born in Houston, Texas, Lindsay graduated from the University of New Orleans in 1971 with a B.A. in political science. He was admitted to the bar of the State of Louisiana in 1976 after receiving his J.D. from Louisiana State University Law School. After law school, Lindsay received an appointment as an Assistant District Attorney in New Orleans, where he was chief of the homicide and screening divisions. In 1981 he became an Assistant United States Attorney and served in that capacity until 1983.
Lindsay also places a high priority on shaping the next generation of legal minds. He currently serves on the Tulane University School of Continuing Education adjunct faculty, teaching Litigation II to undergraduates and graduate students, and has also instructed litigation, evidence and ethics at the University of New Orleans for 25 years. Lindsay has been an advisor to the Tulane University Law School National Maritime Moot Court Team. He has published in the Tulane Maritime Law Journal and is a member of the Maritime Law Association and the New Orleans and Louisiana Bar Associations, and served as chair of the disciplinary hearing committee for the Louisiana State Bar Association.
- Assistant District Attorney, New Orleans, chief of the homicide and screening divisions
- Assistant United States Attorney, 1981 - 1983
- Successfully defended a national insurance provider in a number of significant cases
- Represented an accused citizen in federal court, proving reasonable doubt, received 1st not guilty verdict in federal court in two years
- Selected as a two-time finalist for U.S. Magistrate judge
- Successfully represented a death row inmate, winning the Camille Gravel Pro Bono Award
Honors & Recognition
- Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent Rated (5.0 out of 5)
News & Appearances
- Tulane University, Faculty, Litigation II
- Tulane University, Law School National Maritime Moot Court Team, Practitioner Advisor
Professional & Community Affiliations
- Federal Bar Association
- Louisiana State Bar Association, Chair, Disciplinary Board, 2001-2006
- Maritime Law Association
- New Orleans Bar Assocation