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Kelly F. Walsh

Shareholder, New Orleans
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1100 Poydras Street, 39th Floor
New Orleans, Louisiana 70163
P: 504.262.2964
F: 504.569.9255
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Areas of Practice

  • Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act (LWCA)
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)
  • Defense Base Act (DBA)
  • Automobile/Trucking
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Healthcare Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Defense

Ms. Walsh’s primary area of focus is defending employers and insurance carriers against claims arising under Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, and the Defense Base Act. She also has a Louisiana general civil litigation practice including personal injury/wrongful death defense, insurance coverage, healthcare liability, professional liability and premises liability.

Ms. Walsh has tried cases in Louisiana state court, before the Louisiana Office of Workers’ Compensation, and before the Department of Labor’s Office of Administrative Law Judges. She has written and argued appeals before several Louisiana appellate courts, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, and United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000 from the Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi where she studied Political Science and Classical Studies. Following that, she spent nearly five years in New York City working for a disaster restoration firm. Ms. Walsh returned to Louisiana in 2004 to attend Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center. During her time as a law student at LSU, she spent a summer studying law at the Universite’ Jean Moulin III. She received a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law in 2007.

Ms. Walsh was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in October 2007. She is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

Education

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law, 2007
Millsaps College, Bachelor of Arts, 2000

Admissions

Admitted to bar, 2007, Louisiana.
Court Admissions: All Louisiana courts; United States District Courts, Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana and Southern District of Texas; United States Courts of Appeal, Fifth Circuit and Ninth Circuit.

Memberships & Services

Louisiana State Bar Association
DOL Joint Bar Association

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