Jamí Lacour Ishee


Associate

Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
Phone: 337-237-1660
Fax: 337-237-3676
Email: Email Me

Jamí Lacour Ishee is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana who joined Davidson Meaux in 2014. Jami’s litigation practice is focused toward premises liability, general insurance defense, and defending railroads in suits arising from grade crossing accidents, derailments, vehicle accidents, and FELA claims. Jami is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, The United States District Court for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She represents clients in both, state and federal court litigation, and through the appellate process.

Jami is an active member of the Lafayette Bar Association, currently serving as Social Chair of the Young Lawyers Section, and the Defense Research Institute, where she serves as Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Section’s Membership Committee. She is also a member of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Federal Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, and Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

In her free time, Jami enjoys a great workout class, running outdoors, attending LSU and Saints games with her husband, and when time permits, a peaceful day on the beach.

Areas of Practice:
Railroad defense litigation
FELA claims
Insurance defense
Premises liability
General casualty litigation
Appellate practice and procedure

Bar Admissions:
Louisiana Supreme Court, 2014
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2014
United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, 2014
United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, 2014
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2014

Education:
Louisiana State University, B.S. 2011
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, JD 2014

Honors and Awards:
Law Excellence Award, Business Organizations I, 2012
NARTC College of Railroad Trial Defense Advocacy graduate, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Defense Research Institute (DRI), Young Lawyers Section Membership Co-Chair
Federal Bar Association, Member
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Member
Lafayette Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Board Member, 2015-present
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
Louisiana State Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities:
Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers, 2014 – present