LSBA Board of Governors

Mr. Joseph L Shea Jr

401 Edwards St Ste 1000
Shreveport, LA 71101-5529
Phone: (318) 227-1131
Fax: (318) 227-1141

President Articles
President's Interview
June/July 2014

Interviewed by Barry H. Grodsky
One on One with Joseph L. (Larry) Shea, Jr., 74th LSBA President: On Outreach and "Coming Together" to Meet the Profession's Needs and Challenges Today
President's Message
August/September 2014

By Joseph L. (Larry) Shea, Jr.
Louisiana Lawyers Serve the Public and the Public Should Know It
President's Message
October/November 2014

By Joseph L. (Larry) Shea, Jr.
LSBA -- Reaching Out Across the State
President's Message
December/January 2014

By Joseph L. (Larry) Shea, Jr.
This Holiday Season
President's Message
February/March 2015

By Joseph L. (Larry) Shea, Jr.
Traditions and Professionalism
President's Message
April/May 2015

By Joseph L. (Larry) Shea, Jr.
A Few Last Words as President

Joseph L. (Larry) Shea, Jr. is a member in the Shreveport office of Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea, L.L.C. He received a BA degree in 1974 from Tulane University and his JD degree in 1978 from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center (Order of the Coif and Louisiana Law Review executive editor). He was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 1978 and in Texas in 1996.

Larry served as 2013-14 Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) president-elect and has chaired the LSBA’s Ethics Advisory Service Subcommittee and the Multijurisdictional Practice Committee. He also served on the Ethics 2000 Committee. He received the LSBA President’s Award in 2002.

He chaired the Louisiana Bar Foundation’s Northwest Community Partnership Panel and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court. He served as an adjunct professor of business law from 1998-2010 at Centenary College.

He was inducted into the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Hall of Fame. He also has been listed in 2009-14 The Best Lawyers in America directories, including as 2013 Shreveport Litigation-Environmental Lawyer of the Year and 2014 Shreveport Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants Lawyer of the Year; in 2008-13 Louisiana Super Lawyers directories; and in the 2013-14 Chambers USA directory as a leader in the field for Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas.In his community, Larry is a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. He and his wife, Jane, have been married for 40 years and are the parents of two children.

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