James M. Dill

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in Lafayette, LA

The Dill Firm
 | 825 Lafayette St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6831
Phone: 337-261-1408 x1211
Fax: 337-261-9176
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of and principal attorney at The Dill Firm, James M. Dill provides defense representation to truck drivers, trucking and other transportation companies and their insurers across the country from the firm's office in Lafayette, Louisiana. He also has experience in defending personal injury and wrongful death cases arising out of incidents involving defective products. Mr. Dill's courtroom skills and tenacity, along with his high degree of ethics, have earned him the respect of his colleagues, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Born and raised in Louisiana, Mr. Dill attended Louisiana State University as an undergraduate, and in 1985, he received a Bachelor of Science in business administration. He worked as a truck driver and a mechanic during this period as well. Mr. Dill then enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, and he was ultimately awarded his Juris Doctor in 1988. He has been in private practice since that time, and he has concentrated on insurance, transportation, product liability and warranty defense litigation. Mr. Dill, who founded his current firm in April 1998, is admitted to practice before all Louisiana state courts, as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana.

A former president and member of the board of directors of the Trucking Industry Defense Association, Mr. Dill remains an active participant in that organization as well as the American Bar Association and the American College of Transportation Attorneys, where he serves on its board of directors.

*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

Transportation/Maritime (90%): Transportation Law

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Transportation Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents


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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020

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About James Dill

Admitted: 1988, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.dillfirm.com/?page_id=41


  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Member in Good Standing
  • American College of Transportation Attorneys (ACTA), Board of Directors, Present
  • Louisiana
  • The Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), President
  • The Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), Board of Directors

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Science, Major: Business Administration, 1985, 1985

Industry Groups

  • Trucking
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Office Location for James M. Dill

825 Lafayette St
Lafayette, LA 70501-6831

Phone: 337-261-1408 x1211

Fax: 337-261-9176

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Last Updated: 10/8/2019

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