John W. Waters Jr.

John W. Waters Jr.

Attorney / Member
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone:
504-322-1375
866-459-6002 (Toll Free)
Fax:
(504) 310-1606 (Direct)
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1975
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 1972
    • Major: Business Administration

Published Works

  • Corporate Arson Coverage, IN HOUSE, IASIU NEWS, Summer, 1990
  • The 'Dishonest Acts' Exclusion, IN HOUSE, IASIU NEWS, Nov, 1990
  • Corporate Arson and a New Tool - The 'Dishonest Acts' Exclusion, COVERAGE, Summer, 1990
  • Impacts of Insurance Industry Consolidation, Cost Control, Louisiana Bar Journal, February, 2000

Classes/Seminars

  • Recent Developments in Environmental Law, Tulane Law School
  • Developments In Louisiana Insurance Law, New Orleans Legal Aid Bureau End of the Year CLE Seminar - 1993
  • Bad Faith and Insurance in Louisiana - LRS 22:1220, Tulane Law School - 1993
  • Motion Practice in Louisiana State and Federal Courts, Louisiana State University Law School - 1994
  • Picking a Jury - Panel, Louisiana State University Law School - 1994
  • Insurance And Law, Program Coordinator and Moderator, Tulane Law School - 1994
  • Recent Developments In Property Insurance Law, New Orleans Claims Association - 1995
  • Program Coordinator and Moderator, Louisiana Claims Association Educational Conference
  • Directors' & Officers' Liability Insurance - 1995, National Business Institute
  • Avoiding Insurance Defense Counsel Legal Malpractice, National Business Institute - 1995
  • Recent Developments in Insurance and Bad Faith, Legal Aid Bureau Seminar - 1995
  • Recent Developments in Insurance and Bad Faith, Tulane Law School - 1996
  • Recent Developments in Insurance and Bad Faith, Legal Aid Bureau Seminar - 1996
  • Small Firm Hiring Practices, Tulane Panel Talk - 1996
  • Third Party Coverage, National Business Institute - 1996
  • Recent Developments in Louisiana Insurance and Bad Faith Law, Legal Aid Bureau Seminar - 1997
  • Property Insurance and Bad Faith, Lorman Education Services - 1998
  • Recent Developments in Louisiana Insurance and Bad Faith Law, Legal Aid Bureau Seminar - 1998
  • Recent Developments in Torts and Insurance Law, Tulane Law School - 1999
  • Recent Developments in Torts and Insurance Law, The End Of The Year CLE, The-Hour Seminar And Fund Raiser, The Legal Aid Bureau and The Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter - 1999
  • Penalties, Prescription and Miscellany, Insurance Law: Louisiana Law, Legislation & Issues, Louisiana State Bar Association - 2001
  • Recent Developments in Torts and Insurance, End Of The Year CLE, The-Hour Seminar And Fund Raiser, The Legal Aid Bureau and The Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter - 2001
  • Recent Developments in Torts and Insurance, End Of The Year CLE, The-Hour Seminar And Fund Raiser, The Legal Aid Bureau and The Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter - 2002
  • Recent Developments in Torts and Insurance, End Of The Year CLE, The-Hour Seminar And Fund Raiser, The Legal Aid Bureau and The Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter - 2003
  • Recent Developments in Torts and Insurance, End Of The Year CLE, The-Hour Seminar And Fund Raiser, The Legal Aid Bureau End The Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter - 2004
  • Guest Lecturer, Property Insurance And Bad Faith, Survey Course on Insurance, Loyola Law School - 2006
  • Recent Developments in Torts and Insurance Law, The End Of The Year CLE, The-Hour Seminar And Fund Raiser, The Legal Aid Bureau and The Federal Bar Association, New Orleans, Chapter - 2006
  • Recent Developments in Torts and Insurance Law, The End Of The Year CLE, The-Hour Seminar And Fund Raiser, The Legal Aid Bureau and The Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter - 2007
  • LA Citizens' Experience with Class Actions Following Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana Property and Casualty Insurance Commission - 2008
  • Recent Developments in Torts and Insurance Law, The End Of The Year CLE by-The-Hour Seminar And Fund Raiser, The Legal Aid Bureau and The Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter - 2008
  • Recent Developments In Louisiana Class Actions, The End Of The Year CLE by-The Hour Seminar And Fund Raiser, The Legal Aid Bureau and The Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter - 2009
  • Claims for Penalties and Attorneys Fees Against Insurers – Is Strict Construction Still the Rule?, Louisiana State Bar Association - 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, Vice-Chair, Business Tort Committee, 1997 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, House of Delegates, 1996 - 2000
  • New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel, Board of Directors, 1985 - 1991
  • New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel, President, 1990 - 1991
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid Bureau, Board of Directors, 1996 - Present
  • Legal Aid Bureau, Board of Directors, President, 1998 - 2003
  • Tall Timbers Homeowners Association, Board of Directors, 2009 - Present