Full Name
Mr. Blake R. David Sr.
Broussard & David
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Speaker Bio
BLAKE R. DAVID SR. is a founding partner of Broussard & David, LLC. Mr. David focuses on personal injury and wrongful death litigation with an emphasis on offshore/maritime, trucking accident, aviation, products liability, industrial accident, and automobile claims. Mr. David is an "AV" rated attorney by Martindale-Hubble (highest rating possible). Mr. David is board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Advocacy and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). From 2012-2020, Mr. David has been recognized by Louisiana Super Lawyers in the field of personal injury law, and by Million Dollar Advocates and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums. In 2019, 2020 and 2021, he was included in Louisiana Super Lawyers list of TOP 50 lawyers in the state of Louisiana (this exclusive list of 50 named individuals is selected out of over 22,000 lawyers in Louisiana). Mr. David has been named to Top 1% of lawyers nationwide by National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He has also been recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 100 Trial Lawyers, an exclusive designation for
trial lawyers who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership. Mr. David’s professional associations include the Louisiana State Bar Association (Nominating Committee, Board of Governors), Louisiana Association for Justice (President-Elect, Executive Committee Member, Board of Governors, Maritime Section Chair), Lafayette Bar Association (Past President, Foundation Board Member), the American Inn of Court of Acadiana (Past President) and the International Society of Barristers. He also is a founding board member of the Lafayette-Acadiana Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (Past President). He is a member of the American Association for Justice (Council of Presidents), the American Bar Association, and the Christian Trial Lawyers Association. Annually, Mr. David teaches Trial Advocacy to law students at the LSU Law Center. He also lectures on maritime law at the LSBA Admiralty Symposium. In 2017, Mr. David was appointed to the Louisiana Board of Regents by Governor John Bel Edwards and confirmed by the Louisiana Senate (the secondary education board that coordinates the efforts of all 33 degree granting institutions in the State of Louisiana). He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Regents, and is head of the Executive Committee. Prior to litigating, Mr. David graduated from
LSU (BA, JD) and worked as a registered lobbyist with Haynie & Associates in Baton Rouge. He and his wife, Amber, reside in Lafayette with their three children.
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