Daniel R. Atkinson, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Joubert Law Firm, APLC
 | 2171 Quail Run, Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-761-3822
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013, 2015 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (40%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Daniel R. Atkinson, Jr., of the Joubert Law Firm in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been practicing as a civil trial attorney for 30 years. His extensive trial experience includes representing the interests of insurance companies, individuals and families in hundreds of personal injury and construction law trials and appeals. His work on behalf of some of the top insurance companies in the nation on matters related to insurance coverage is in addition to his efforts pursuing claims for compensation on behalf of the victims of medical malpractice and personal injury. He also serves as a mediator in product liability, construction defect and complex engineering cases.

Mr. Atkinson received an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University before attending the school’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1987 and is admitted to practice before the state courts of Louisiana; the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Louisiana; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Atkinson is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, the Federal Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute. He is a member of the Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court, where he has achieved the Masters of the Bench membership level.

His significant record of success as an advocate for the clients who seek his legal advice and representation has won Mr. Atkinson honors within his profession. He has been included on A.M. Best’s list of recommended insurance counsel, and he has achieved an AV-Preeminent peer-reviewed rating* through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (40%)

Construction Litigation (30%): Construction Defects

Personal Injury - General (30%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Construction Litigation: Construction Defects

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013, 2015 - 2016

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About Daniel Atkinson, Jr.

Admitted: 1987, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.joubertlawfirm.com/danny-atkinson/

Honors and Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • A.M. Best’s Recommended Insurance Counsel List
  • Pi Tau Sigma (International Mechanical Engineering Society)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member, 1987 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  •  American Society of Mechanical Engineers (30 year+ member)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member
  • American Inns of Court, Member
  •  Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court, Master

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association Pro Bono Program, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Pro Bono Program, Member

Representative Clients:

  • KP Constructors, LLC
  • Haddad Construction Company
  • Wawanesa Insurance Companies
  • North Carolina Farm Bureau Ins. Co.
  • Catholic Mutual Group
  • One Beacon Insurance Group

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Member of Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) by nomination since year of its founding

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University (LSU), MBA, 1984
  • Louisiana State University (LSU), B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Honors: Pi Tau Sigma award, 1983
  • College of Engineering, EIT
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Office Location for Daniel R. Atkinson, Jr.

2171 Quail Run
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 225-761-3822

 

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Last Updated: 6/15/2017

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