Mark A. Perkins

Mark A. Perkins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Shreveport, LA

Perkins & Associates
 | 401 Market St, Suite 900
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-222-2426
Fax: 318-222-0458
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (50%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (40%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Perkins & Associates, L.L.C. is a regional defense firm serving all of North Louisiana and East Texas. The firm has earned the reputation as aggressive, well-prepared litigators. The managing partner of the firm is Mark Perkins.


    Mark was born and reared in North Louisiana. He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in journalism. In 1987, he graduated from Paul M. Hebert Law School at LSU Baton Rouge and was admitted to the practice of law in 1987.


    He began his legal profession as an Assistant District Attorney, litigating hundreds of bench and jury trials. Before DNA evidence became common-place, Mark was the first to use DNA evidence in north Louisiana in the successful prosecution of a serial rapist.  After his tenure as a prosecutor, he became a shareholder of full-service law firm and was actively involved in the development of the insurance and employment defense sections. In 1998, Mark opened Perkins & Associates, LLC which focuses on the defense of commercial and trucking related matters.

    About Mark Perkins

    Admitted: 1987, Louisiana

    Professional Webpage: https://perkinsfirm.com/team/mark-perkins/

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Licensed to practice law in Louisiana, Texas, United State Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, Western and Middle District of Louisiana, Eastern District of Texas. 

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Chairman of hearing committee reviewing ethical complaints against attorneys submitted to the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. 
    • Executive Editor: Newsletter for Trucking Industry Defense Association Actively involved as speaker, presenter, and seminar coordinator for Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Louisiana Claims Association, Louisiana Motor Carriers Association, Louisiana Association of Business & Industry, Defense Research Institute, Transportation Lawyers Association, Trucking Industry Defense Association 

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Short term missions Africa New Life Amazon Outreach Simple Church Celebrate Recovery

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • For detailed list of verdicts and settlements, please see my resume located at www.perkinsfirm.com. 

    Representative Clients:

    • Ace American; Affirmative Risk; Anderson Trucking; Arch Insurance; Averitt Express; Baldwin & Lyons; BITCO Insurance; Captive Resources; Carolina Casualty Insurance; Cherokee Insurance; Crete Carrier Corporation; Crum & Forster; Dart Transit; Farm Bureau; Great West Casualty; K&K Insurance; Keenan Advantage; Markel Insurance; Marten Transport; New Prime Trucking; North American Risk; Penn Transport; Protective Insurance; QEO Insurance; RLI Transportation; Saia Motor Freight; Schneider National Inc. ; Security Title; State Auto Insurance; US Xpress; USA Trucking; UV Logistics; Wal-Mart Transportation; Western Trans Logistics; XPO Logistics, York Insurance;  Zurich Insurance

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Husband since 1984; father since 1987; grandfather of five and counting. Above all professional achievements, my joy as husband, father and grandfather abounds. 

    Newsletters:

    • , Blogposts, Claims And Defense Lawyers, Insurance, Trucking
    • , Editor-in-Chief for the Quarterly Newsletter for the Trucking Industry Defense Association, Claims And Defense Lawyers, Insurance, Trucking

    Educational Background:

    • Graduated magna cum laude from Northeast Louisiana State University (now University of Louisiana - Monroe) with a degree in Journalism/Public Relations and minor in Marketing. , 1983
    • Graduated from Paul M. Hebert School of Law at the Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. , 1987

    Industry Groups

    • Commercial
    • Logistics
    • Recreational
    • Trucking
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    Office Location for Mark A. Perkins

    401 Market St
    Suite 900
    Shreveport, LA 71101

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    Last Updated: 9/21/2020

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