J. Rock Palermo, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Environmental Litigation Attorney in Lake Charles, LA

Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC
 | 721 Kirby Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5333
Phone: 337-310-1600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Environmental Litigation (40%),
  • Energy & Natural Resources (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

J. Rock Palermo, III, is a partner in the firm of Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson in Lake Charles, Louisiana. A graduate of Louisiana State University Law School in 1992, Mr. Palermo has dedicated his practice to providing justice for those who have suffered environmental property damage because of the negligence of big businesses, as well as other forms of negligence. He also provides justice for businesses embroiled in legal battles.

Mr. Palermo is a member of the Judge Albert Tate American Inn of Court, American Board of Trial Advocates, LSU Law Center Board of Trustees and Chancellor's Council, and the Louisiana Association for Justice. He is a certified mediator, licensed airline transport pilot and master scuba instructor. He is a member of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary, where he holds the rank of Colonel.  He serves on the Board of the Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Environmental Litigation (40%)

Energy & Natural Resources (30%)

Personal Injury - Products (30%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About Rock Palermo, III

Admitted: 1992, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.veronbice.com/Attorneys/J-R-Palermo-Iii.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012
  • AV Preeminent Martindale
  • Public Service Award, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, 2002
  • Emergency Responder of the Year, Southwest Louisiana Mutual Aid Association, 2001
  • Senior Member of the Year, Civil Air Patrol, Louisiana Wing, 2000
  • Distinguished Service Medal, Civil Air Patrol, 2004
  • Certificate of Merit, U.S. Coast Guard, 2009

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Mediator, American Arbitration Association, 2004

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-Chair, LSU Law Center Chancellor's Council
  • LSU Law Center Board of Trustees
  • Member, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, 1999 - 2001
  • Member, Airborne Law Enforcement Association, 2006 - Present
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 1992 - Present
  • Master Instructor, Professional Association of Diving Instructors, 1989 - Present
  • Executive Council, Southwest Louisiana Bar Association
  • Member, Louisiana Bar Foundation, 1999 - Present
  • Member, Louisiana Association for Justice, 1992 - Present
  • Board of Governors, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Council of Directors, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Aviation Safety Counselor, Federal Aviation Administration, 2002 - Present
  • Member, Civil Air Patrol, Assistant National Legal Officer, 2003 - 2009
  • Member, Judge Albert Tate American Inn of Court, 1994 - Present
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2009 - Present
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Chancellor's Council, 2003 - Present
  • Regional Chair, LSU Capital Campaign, 2008 - Present
  • Member, LSU Foundation
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1992
  • Louisiana, 1992

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program Board Member
  • Assistant National Legal Officer, Civil Air Patrol, 2005 - 2009
  • National Legal Officer, Civil Air Patrol, 2003 - 2004
  • Wing Legal Officer, Civil Air Patrol, 1999 - 2003
  • Immaculate Conception Cathedral School Building on Tradition Capital Campaign
  • Past President, Immaculate Conception Cathedral School PTO
  • St. Louis Catholic High School Foundation
  • Deputy Director, Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
  • Aviation Unit Manager, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Mastering the Deposition, Tips and Techniques, LSBA, Speaker, 2013
  • Masters in Trial, American Board of Trial of Advocates, New Orleans, LA, November 22, 2013
  • Caught in a Crossfire - Rambo Litagator or Witness for Prosecution, Albert Tate Inn of Court, November 12, 2013, Albert Tate Inn of Court
  • How to Handle the Big Case from Both Sides, LSBA 2012
  • Screws, plates, joints, drugs and the good doctor Whodunit, Intersecting issues of products liability and medical malpractice, LSBA 2012
  • Medical Malpractice Perspectives, LSBA Seminar Chair, 2012
  • 2012 Legislative Update, Albert Tate Inn of Court, 2012
  • Taking Depositions That Win Cases, Louisiana State Bar Association, November 11, 2011
  • Masters in Jury Selection, American Board of Trial Advocates, December 2, 2011 - Present
  • Walking Wounded: Zealous Advocacy for Brain Injury Clients, with Robert Voogt, Ph.D., LAJ Webinar
  • Medical Malpractice Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2008
  • When Medical Art meets Technology, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2008
  • Lawyer as Investigator, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2007
  • Hitting the Lawyer in the Pocketbook, Albert Tate Inn of Court, 2006
  • Attorney Professionalism during Depositions, Tate Inn of Court, 2005
  • Things You Can't do at Trial, Albert Tate Inn of Court, 2003
  • Operations - Posse Comitatus Limitations, Civil Air Patrol National Legal Officers College
  • Trial Litigation Ethics, Albert Tate Inn of Court, 2002
  • Handling the Defense Biomechanical Expert, LA Trial Lawyers Association
  • Computers: Y2K, Albert Tate Inn of Court
  • Legal Practice in the Next Century, Alexandria Bar Association
  • Y2K Litigation, LA Trial Lawyers Association
  • Demonstrative Evidence, Albert Tate Inn of Court
  • Insurance Bad Faith, LA Trial Lawyers Association

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.S.  in Finance, 1987

Industry Groups

  • AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCATES
  • Louisiana Association For Justice
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    721 Kirby Street
    Lake Charles, LA 70601-5333

    Phone: 337-310-1600

     

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