Overview

Dennis Durocher concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and civil appeals. Before joining Flanagan Partners, he served as an assistant attorney general at the Louisiana Department of Justice, where he defended the state of Louisiana in civil rights and tort actions.

Mr. Durocher holds a PhD in French literature from Tulane University. He received his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he served on the Loyola Law Review and graduated cum laude. 

Professional Experience

  • Representing, as appellate counsel, local investors in a multi-million dollar real estate dispute.
  • Representing a Fortune 500 company in a negligence claim involving Louisiana tort law and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Representing the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections in a variety of First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Eighth Amendment, and Fourteenth Amendment cases.
  • Representing good faith possessors in acquisitive prescription/possessory actions under Louisiana’s blighted property/acquisitive prescription statute.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association, Francophone Section
  • Member, New Orleans Bar Association

News & Recognition

  • Awards for Highest Grades in Civil Procedure II, Income Tax Law, and Tax and Social Justice

Admissions

  • Louisiana (2015)

Education

Loyola University Law School, J.D., 2015, cum laude

  • Member, Loyola Law Review
  • William S. Crowe  Sr. Scholar

Tulane University, PhD, 2001

Tulane University, M.A., 1992

Université Michel de Montaigne, 1ère année de D.E.U.G. 1990

Southern Illinois University, B.A., 1985

Judicial Externship

  • Hon. Paul Bonin, Louisiana Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit, Judicial Extern, Spring 2015
  • Hon. Scott Schlegel, 24th Judicial District Court, Judicial Intern, Summer 2014

Areas of Practice

 

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