Instructor Biography

Tim Hassinger - Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr and Smith
Tim's Resume
Bio: For over fourteen years, Tim Hassinger has aggressively litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout Louisiana with a special emphasis on maritime, energy, insurance coverage, class action, fraud and products liability claims. As evidence of the trust of his peers, he has received an AV Preeminent rating through Martindale-Hubbell and has been appointed Defense Liaison Counsel in complex class action litigation. He has been named a Top Lawyer by New Orleans Magazine and has been recognized by Louisiana Super Lawyers® in the area of Transportation/Maritime matters. Since 2005, he has worked as a Special Assistant Attorney General defending the State of Louisiana in maritime, transportation and other civil litigation as well. He also was recently selected by the Faculty to serve as an Adjunct Professor teaching Maritime Personal Injury to night students at Loyola Law School in New Orleans and is serving as an Advisory Editor to the Loyola Maritime Law Journal.

Tim has argued before the Louisiana Supreme Court, United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Louisiana appellate courts, and state and federal district courts across Louisiana. He also has been particularly active with the Louisiana State and local Bar Associations, serving on the Editorial Board of the Louisiana Bar Journal from 1999 to 2003 and on the Executive Board of the New Orleans Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section, serving as Chair of its Publications and Approach the Bench Committees. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Bar Association for a three-year term ending in 2012 and served as Editor of Briefly Speaking, the New Orleans Bar Associations quarterly publication, for nine years. He is the founder and Chair of the Legal Research & Writing Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association as well. Tim is a member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, the American Bar Association, the Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations, the New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, the Legal Writing Institute, and Scribes: The American Society of Legal Writers. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Louisiana, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

Contact Information:
Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr and Smith
#3 Sanctuary Boulevard
Third Floor
Mandeville, Louisiana 70471

Telephone: (985) 674-6680
Direct Dial: (985) 674-6714
Mobile: (504) 237-5402
Fax: (985) 674-6681

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