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Paul H. Dué

Emeritus Counsel
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Phone: (225) 929-7481
Fax: (225) 924-4519

8201 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809

Paul H. Dué is a nationally acclaimed trial lawyer and was selected as the Best Lawyers® 2015 Personal Injury Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" for Baton Rouge, Louisiana.   Paul retired effective February 1, 2016 and is proud to be Emeritus Counsel to the firm.

Paul was selected for inclusion in: The Best Lawyers in America® every year between 1995 - 2016, with 2016 including the practice areas of Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs, Product Liability-Plaintiffs, and Admiralty & Maritime; Louisiana Super Lawyers-Personal Injury Plaintiff (2007-2016) ; and Paul is a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  Paul was also selected by Best Lawyers® as the Personal Injury Litigation 2009 & 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Paul was also a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Paul Dué was raised in Thibodaux, Louisiana, and began his career as a lawyer after finishing first in his law school class at the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1966.

Paul H. Dué served as an Associate Professor at Southern University Law School, President of the Louisiana Association for Justice (formerly the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association), and on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice. Paul has been a frequent speaker at continuing education programs, and has authored articles in numerous publications including TRIAL, The Maritime Lawyer, Louisiana Bar Journal, Louisiana Advocates, Louisiana Law Review, Insurance Counsel Journal and Am.Jur. Proof of Facts. Paul has been profiled or has received national attention for his efforts in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The National Law Journal and numerous local papers.

Education

LL.B., Paul M. Hebert LSU Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1966
Graduated 1st in the Class

B.S., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1964

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Louisiana, 1966
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Louisiana Bar
Member Since: 1966

Louisiana State Bar Association

Louisiana Association for Justice, formerly the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
President, 1982-1983

American Association for Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Board of Governors, 1986-1989, 1990-1993

Louisiana State Law Institute
Junior Honorary Member, 1966

Scholastic Honors, Awards and Activities
Graduated 1st in his law school class
Member, Order of the Coif
Member, Omicron Delta Kappa
Member, Phi Kappa Phi
Louisiana Law Review
Associate Editor, 1964-1965
Senior Associate Editor, 1965-1966
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 1995-2016
Practice areas of Personal Injury Litigation, Products Liability and/or Maritime Law.
Selected, Best Lawyers® Baton Rouge Plaintiff Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year, 2009 & 2015
Selected for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers-Personal Injury Plaintiff, 2007-2016
Past Member, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Louisiana Association for Justice Stalwart Award, 2009
Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association President's Award
Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Martindale-Hubbell- AV Peer Review Rated