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Jimmy Simien

Jimmy Simien

Partner Attorney
Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Phone:
225-224-2222
Fax:
225-932-9286
Email:

Past practice has included significant Nationally litigated cases, also licensed and handles cases throughout Texas and Louisiana and in other states in association with local counsel.

Jimmy Simien started what would become the Simien & Simien, LLC firm in 1989. It was his desire to have a firm which could represent injured people and give them the same quality of service and representation as well as level the playing field with Large and Powerful Insurance Companies and the Commercial and Industrial defendants that such ordinary people often found themselves up against. Having experience in litigating in both State and Federal Courts, the firm soon had success in representing injured people in Big Truck Accidents, Off-Shore Admiralty and Maritime cases, Toxic Tort Cases, Class Actions, Automobile Accidents, General Personal Injury Cases, Wrongful Death and other Serious Injuries and litigation. The Firm also was part of the State of Louisiana’s Legal Team, recovering over $4.6 Billion Dollars against the Giant “Big Tobacco” Defendants.

During his tenure with the firm, Jimmy has been chosen by his peers to be Section Chief of the ATLA Litigation Committee involving CCA (Chromated Cooper Arsenate) Wood, which was pulled from the market based upon legal challenges and regulatory challenges by the firm and others.

Jimmy Simien has also handled complex cases involving serious and debilitating personal injuries, including brain injuries, paralysis, burns and electrocutions. He was selected to be a contributing author to Children and Injuries, (Copyright 2001) which is published by Lawyer and Judges Publishing Inc. Jimmy’s contributions to the book include how to properly prepare and handle these types of catastrophic injury cases. He also has written other articles on environmental and toxic tort issues.

Representative Cases

  • Personal Injury cases of all types including several recovering well in excess of one-million dollars
  • Involvement in several multi-million dollar recoveries in Pharmaceutical Drug cases
  • Class Action Litigation including participation in a historical case involving citizens of a small community again Conoco and Condea-Vista, which resulted in a then-record settlement.
  • An early legal team member representing the State of Louisiana, one of the five key early states to join the "Historic Tobacco Litigation," which generated $4.6 billion recovery for the state.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1989

Areas of Practice

  • Auto Accidents
  • Business Litigation
  • Defective Products
  • Environmental Damage
  • Federal Employers' Liability Act
  • Insurance Lawyers
  • Maritime Law
  • Mass Torts
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mesothelioma
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Oilfield Contamination
  • Personal Injury
  • Slip and Fall
  • Truck Accidents
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Texas

Education

  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate - May, 1982
  • McNeese State University
    • B.A. - 1978
    • Major: Pre-Law

Published Works

  • Children and Injuries, Lawyer and Judges Publishing Inc., Contributing Author, 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Chosen by his peers to be section chief of the ATLA Litigation Committee involving CCA (Chromated Cooper Arsenate) Wood

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Received a one-year appointment as a Civil District Court law clerk in the 19th Judicial District Court in Baton Rouge, LA
  • Louisiana Attorney General, Assistant Attorney General
  • Louisiana Department of Justice, Assistant Attorney General
  • East Baton Rouge Parish, Assistant District Attorney, Liaison
  • State Office of Parole and Probations, Liaison
  • Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation Firm, 1987 - Present
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7908 Wrenwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

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Phone: 225-224-2222
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Lake Charles, LA 70629

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New Iberia, LA 70560

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