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Eugene J. Sues Shareholder

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Eugene J. Sues began his legal career serving as a trial attorney in the United Stated Army Judge Advocate General's Corps in 1970.  He joined Gold Weems in 1974 and has practiced in the areas of medical malpractice defense, products liability and defense of governmental tort liability cases and general insurance law for the past 40 years.  He has represented physicians, hospitals and health care providers before medical review panels.  He has an outstanding record of jury and bench trial experience in medical malpractice cases.

In 2009, Gene was elected as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.  He was named to The Best Lawyers in America in 2012.  Gene has been recognized by Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of medical malpractice defense.  He is an associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  He received the 2015 Curtis R. Boisfontaine Award in recognition of his trial advocacy skills by the Louisiana Bar Foundation.
                                   

Representative Matters
  • Successfully defends physicians and hospitals in medical review panels, jury and judge trials and at the appellate level.
  • Successfully defends general tort insurance cases, including product liability and governmental liability cases.

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Recognitions
  • AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants since 2012
  • Selected for Lifetime Achievement among America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
    • Fellow
  • Alexandria-Pineville Inns of Court
    • Master of the Bench
  • 2015 Recipient of the Curtis Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award from the Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • American Lawyer Media and Martindale-HubbellTM Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation
    • Fellow
Professional and Civic Activities
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Associate
  • Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys of the Louisiana Hospital Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Sections on Tort Trial & Insurance Practice
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
    • Interprofessional Committee
  • Alexandria Bar Association
    • Executive Committee
News
1/01/17 Firm lawyers named in 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers
1/01/17 Gold Weems Attorneys, Firm, Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2017
 
12/05/16 Sues selected for Lifetime Achievement among America's Top 100 Attorneys
1/01/16 Firm lawyers named in 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers
1/01/16 Gold Weems Attorneys, Firm, Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2016
 
6/08/15 Eugene J. Sues Receives LBF Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award
1/01/15 Firm lawyers named in 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers
1/01/15 Gold Weems Attorneys, Firm, Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2015
 
1/08/14 Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes Gold Weems Attorneys, Firm
1/01/14 Firm lawyers named in 2014 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers
 
1/01/13 Firm lawyers named in 2013 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers
1/01/13 Gold Weems Attorneys, Firm, Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2013
 
12/27/11 Firm lawyers named in 2012 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers
12/27/11 Gold Weems Attorneys, Firm, Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2012
10/05/11 Third Circuit Court of Appeal Affirms Sues Jury Trial Win
1/10/11 Firm lawyers named in 2011 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers
 
10/10/10 G. Sues and Couvillon successful again in a medical malpractice jury trial
7/10/10 G. Sues and Couvillon win again in medical malpractice jury trial
3/25/10 G. Sues and Couvillon triumph again in medical malpractice jury trial
1/09/10 Firm lawyers named in 2010 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers
 
4/17/09 G. Sues continues streak of medical malpractice trial victories
2/26/09 Sues admitted to the American College of Trial Lawyers
Publications and Presentations
  • "Workers' Compensation: Plaintiff and Defense Viewpoints", for the Committee on Continuing Legal Education, Louisiana State Bar Association, 1991
  • "Jury Trial Selection Two Perspectives", Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Summer Seminar, 2011

Clerkships

  • Judge O. E. Price, Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal

Education

  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, J.D., 1970
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1966

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • United States District Courts
    • Eastern District of Louisiana
    • Western District of Louisiana
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • Fifth Circuit