Scott E. Silbert

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Silbert, Pitre & Friedman
 | 909 Poydras Street, Suite 2130
New Orleans, LA 70112-4005
Phone: 504-581-6200
Fax: 504-584-5270
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (30%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Scott E. Silbert started his firm in 1985 and in 1995 joined forces with R. Justin Garon creating Silbert & Garon, LLP, headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to founding his firm, Mr. Silbert worked for three prestigious law firms upon graduating from law school and passing the Louisiana Bar in 1978. With more than 30 years of legal experience, he represents innocent accident victims and their families throughout the Gulf-South region of the United States. He is widely respected for his knowledge in the field of maritime law, auto and trucking collisions, insurance law matters, and serious personal injury and wrongful death.

    Mr. Silbert is a frequent lecturer and has given presentations to the New Orleans Bar Association, North Florida Bar Association and the Louisiana Association for Justice. He is a member of the Louisiana Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, Maritime Law Association of the United States, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, as well as the Louisiana, American, New Orleans, and federal bar associations.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Transportation/Maritime
    • 10%Professional Liability: Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

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    About Scott Silbert

    Admitted: 1978, Louisiana

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    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Mediator through Mediation and Arbitration Professionals Systems, Inc.

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Association for Justice, Maritime Law Section
    • Member, Maritime Law Association of the United States
    • Louisiana State Court, 1978
    • Member, Federal Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1978
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1980
    • American Association for Justice, Automobile, Highway and Premises Liability Section
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, New Orleans Bar Association, Inns of Court
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1978
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1979
    • Board of Governors, Louisiana Association for Justice
    • Member, Louisiana Bar Association
    • Member, Southeastern Admiraly Law Institute
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1978
    • Colorado State Court, 1999
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981

    Educational Background:

    • Emory University, B.A., cum laude, 1975
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    Office Location for Scott E. Silbert

    909 Poydras Street
    Suite 2130
    New Orleans, LA 70112-4005

    Phone: 504-581-6200

    Fax: 504-584-5270

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    Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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