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Attorney Bagert has an extensive knowledge of Louisiana evidence issues.

Delta Theta Phi. Member, Council of Louisiana State Law Institute, 1972-1976. Lead Author, Louisiana Code of Evidence (Act #515 of 1988). Special Advisor to Louisiana Law Institute’s Committee on Evidence Code Revisions. Member, Louisiana State Legislature, 1969-1992. State Senator, 1984-1992. State Representative, 1969-1984. Chairman: House Judiciary Committee, 1972-1976; House Commerce Committee, 1980-1984.

Admission Details

  • 1968, Louisiana; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • 1970, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
  • 1973, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1987, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits

Law School Attended

  • Loyola University, Class of 1968, J.D. (Blue Key National Honor Fraternity; President Law School Student Body)

University Attended

  • Loyola University, Class of 1965, A.B.

Special Agencies

  • Louisiana State Senator (1984-1992); Chairman, Metropolitan Human Services District (2003-2009)

Associations & Memberships

  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Member, Sections in: Civil Law; Corporate Business; Insurance; Negligence Law)
  • American Bar Association (Member, Sections in: Tort and Insurance Practice; Corporation and Business Law; Natural Resources)
  • New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Law Institute

Bar Fellowship

Representative Transactions

  • Lead Author Louisiana Evidence Code, 1988

Representative Cases

  • U.S. v. Menendez, 48 F.3d 1401, 40 ERC 1626, 32 Fed.R.Serv.3d 301, 25 Envtl. L. Rep. 20,938 5th Cir.(La.), APR 12, 1995
  • In re Ferrouillet, 76 So.2d 948, 1999-3434 (La., Jun 30, 2000 No. 99-B-3434)
  • In re Cline, 756 So.2d 284, Rehearing Denied, 1999-2779 (La., Feb 29, 2000 No. 99-B-2779)
  • U.S. v. Nguyen, 847 F.Supp.496, 24 Envtl. L. Rep. 21, 151 (S.D.Miss., Mar 16, 1994, NO. CIV. A. 193-CV-26RR)
  • Balliviero v. Konrad 2001 wl 1041771 (e.d.ia.)
  • Halmar, Inc. v. Louisiana Dept. of Transp. and Development, 405 So.2d 1179 (La.App. 1 Cir., Oct 12, 1981 No. 14310)
  • City of New Orleans v. Walker, 327 So.2d 386 (La., Feb 23, 1976 No. 56731)
  • State v. Welkner, 259 La. 315, 253 So.2d 192 (La., Sep 30, 1971 No. 51715)
  • Ieyoub v. Ben Bagert for Atty. Gen. Committee, Inc., 590 So.2d 572 (La., Dec 02, 1991 No. 91-CC-2635)
  • Ducote v. McCrossen, 675 So.2d 817, 95-2072 (La.App. 4 Cir., May 29, 1996 No. 95-CA-2072)
  • McKaithen v. S.S. Frosta, 426 F.Supp. 307, 1978 A.M.C. 12 (E.D.La., Jan 19, 1977, No. Civ. 76-3251, CIV. 76-3275, CIV. 76-3654)
  • Harvey v. State, Dept. of Trans. and Development, 799 So.2d 569, 2000-1877 (La.App. 4 Cir. Sep 26, 2001 No. 2000-CA-1877)
  • LaNasa v. Bancroft Inv. Corp., 306 So.2d 831 (La.App. 4 Cir., Jan 13, 1975 No. 6624)
  • In re Succession of Manuel, 806 So.2d 686, 01-498 (La.App. 5 Cir., Nov 27, 2001 No. 01-CA-498)
  • Succession of Harris, 283 So.2d 325 (La.App. 4 Cir., Sep 26, 1973 No. 5508)
  • State v. Vingle, 802 So.2d 887, 2001-0840 (La.App. 4 Cir., Nov 21, 2001 No. 2001-KA-0840)
  • State v. Miller, 798 So.2d 947, 2000-1657 (La., Oct 26, 2001 No. 2000-K-1657)
  • Woods on Behalf of Woods v. International Harvester Co., Inc., 697 F.2d 635, 35 Fed.R.Serv.2d 1086, 12 Fed.R.Evld.Serv.498 (5th Cir., La., Feb 07, 1983 No. 81-3534)
  • Touro Infirmary v. Henderson, 666 So.2d 686, 92-2720 (La.App. 4 Cir., Dec 28, 1995 No. 92-CA-2720)
  • Alombro v. Sailman. 536 So.2d 764 (La.App.5Cir., Dec 14 1988 No. 88-CA-449)
  • Sampany v. Morton Salt Co., 482 So.2d 752 (La.App.1 Cir., Dec 26, 1985 No. CA-85-0328)
  • State V. Thompson, 399 So.2d 1161 (La., May 18, 1981 No. 80-K-2521)
  • Sampay v. Morton Salt Co., 395 So.2d 326, 24 A.L.R. 4th 541 (La., Jan 26, 1981 No. 80-C-1424)
  • Sampay v. Morton Salt Co., 398 So.2d 62 (La.App. 1 Cir., Jun 09, 1980 No. 13419)
  • Sampay v. Davis, 342 So.2d 1186 (La.App. 1 Cir., Feb 14, 1977 No. 11022)
  • State v. Conrad, 304 So.2d 318 (La., Dec 02, 1974)

Languages

  • Spanish
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