LSBA Board of Governors

Mr. Patrick A Talley Jr

365 Canal St Ste 2000
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 584-9220
Fax: (504) 568-9130

Patrick A. Talley, Jr. is a partner in the New Orleans office of Phelps Dunbar, L.L.P. He received a BA degree in 1976 from Armstrong College (Georgia Southern University), his JD degree in 1982 from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center and an LLM in energy and environmental law in 1993 from Tulane Law School. He was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 1982. He also is admitted in Texas.

Pat served on the Louisiana State Bar Association’s (LSBA) Board of Governors from 2014-17 (First Board District). Prior to this service, he was a member of the LSBA’s House of Delegates (since 1994) and was re-elected to the House in 2017. He also is a member of the Louisiana Bar Foundation.

He is a member of the New Orleans, American, Federal, 5th Circuit and Baton Rouge bar associations, the State Bar of Texas, the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (secretary and Executive Committee member), the Maritime Law Association of the United States (proctor), among others.

He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized in several editions of Best Lawyers in America, including as the 2016 New Orleans Lawyer of the Year in railroad law. He also has been recognized in several editions of Louisiana Super Lawyers and in New Orleans City Business’ “Leadership in Law.”

In his community, Pat currently serves on the boards of the Louisiana Southeast Council Boy Scouts of America and Holy Name of Jesus School. He also was a member of the Louisiana Recovery Authority (Environmental Task Force member), the New Orleans Charter Schools Foundation (vice president), Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity (international president), the Carrollton Boosters, Inc. (president), the Louisiana Children’s Museum, St. George Episcopal School (trustee) and the Academy of the Sacred Heart (president).

Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600