PLAC is a non-profit association formed in 1983 to analyze, understand, and shape the common law of product liability and complex litigation.
Reese was recently selected to serve as a military judge in the Navy-Marine Corps Trial Judiciary and will head to the bench at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in the summer of 2017.
Hillary Barnett Lambert, M.B.A./J.D. ’12, has been elected president of the Association. Camille Bryant, J.D. ’13, has been appointed Programs Committee chairperson.
The 16th Judicial District includes St. Martin, Iberia, and St. Mary parishes.
She focuses her practice on casualty and insurance defense litigation, products liability, and toxic tort and is licensed to practice in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
Brad Cashio, J.D. ’01, was named one of “20 People Who Are Making the New Orleans Area Better” by NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune. Cashio frequently offers his services pro bono to individuals, nonprofits, churches, and small business. His firm also offers estate planning at a steep discount to help those who may need it. He has also taught Bible classes to inmates in the Orleans Justice Center for 13 years and says his Christian faith is a huge part of his life and motivation.
He joined Kean Miller in 2011 and practices in the areas of maritime and oil and gas litigation.
The award honors “programs and projects that advance the access to legal services for those of moderate incomes in ways that are exemplary and replicable.”
Krot previously served as the Magistrate in the 31st District Court and has a family law practice.
Loyola College of Law alumni represent all sides in the trial of Cardell Hayes, accused in the fatal shooting of former New Orleans Saints defensive lineman Will Smith. Leading the prosecution is Loyola law alumna and state prosecutor Laura Rodrigue.