LSBA Board of Governors

Mr. Darrel James Papillion

12345 Perkins Rd Bldg 1
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: (225) 236-3636
Fax: (225) 236-3650

President Articles
President's Interview
June/July 2016

Interviewed by Alainna R. Mire
One on One with Darrel J. Papillion, 76th LSBA President: Gen-X President to Focus on Plans to Evaluate and Streamline Resources
President's Message
August/September 2016

By Darrel J. Papillion
L'Eau Haute de Vingt-Sept
President's Message
October/November 2016

By Darrel J. Papillion
Despite Challenges, This Profession Will Prevail...The Public Needs Us
President's Message
December/January 2016

By Darrel J. Papillion
The Justice Gap Appears to Be Getting Wider: How Are We Going to Deal With It?
President's Message
February/March 2017

By Darrel J. Papillion
Walter Cronkite and a New Color Television Set
President's Message
April/May 2017

By Darrel J. Papillion
Put Down Your Phone and Pay Attention
Darrel J. Papillion is a partner in the Baton Rouge firm of Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, L.L.C. He received a BA degree in 1990 from Louisiana State University and his JD degree in 1994 from LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 1994.

Darrel served as president-elect of the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA). He served two terms on the LSBA’s Board of Governors as the Fifth District representative and as an at-large member. He co-chaired the LSBA’s Continuing Legal Education Committee (2009-16), chaired the Ethics Advisory Service Committee (2002-04) and was a member of the Federal Bench-Bar Liaison Committee (2000-06). He also served several terms in the House of Delegates. He received the 2005 LSBA Young Lawyers Section’s Hon. Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award.

He is a member of the board of directors of the Louisiana Bar Foundation (2009-present). He was a member of the U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana Magistrate Selection Committee in 2013 and served as 2013-14 president of the Baton Rouge Bar Association.

Darrel is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was recognized by Louisiana Super Lawyers (2008-present), Best Lawyers in America (2015-present) and the Baton Rouge Business Report’s Top 40 Under 40 (2006). In his community, he was the 2013-14 president of the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge.

Darrel and his wife, Shirley, have been married for 25 years and are the parents of two children.

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