Kristi A. Post

Kristi A. Post

Attorney
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone:
(504) 525-4361
(888) 525-4361 (Toll Free)
Fax:
(504) 525-4380
Email:
National Board Of Trial Advocacy | Civil Trial Law
Kristi Post is a lawyer representing individuals involved in maritime and auto accidents and has over 30 years of experience in state and federal courts throughout the gulf coast. She is board certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. Ms. Post is also an Associate Professor of Trial Advocacy at Tulane Law School where she earned both her J.D. and a LL. M Admiralty Law degrees. In the last two years alone, Ms. Post has recovered in excess  $20,000,000.00 in verdicts and settlements for her clients.

Areas of Practice

  • 25% Personal Injury
  • 50% Maritime
  • 25% Auto Accidents

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2019

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1986
  • Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate - 1986
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • LL.M. - 1987
    • Major: Admiralty
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1983
    • Major: English

Classes/Seminars

  • "Overcoming Releases in Jones Act Cases", Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2003
  • "Plaintiff's Perspective on Procedural Handling of a Jones Act Claim", American Bar Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, 1997
  • "Consideration of a Plaintiff in the Maritime and Americans with Disabilities Act Forums", Nat'l Worker's Comp & Disability Conference and Expo, Chicago, Illinois, 1996
  • "Riverboat Gaming - Boom or Bust: Financing and How to Protect Your Company's Interest", American Bar Association National Convention, Orlando, Florida, 1996
  • "Multiple Claims Available to Injured Employees", American Bar Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, 1995

Honors and Awards

  • President, Tulane Women in the Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member, 1986 - Present
  • Texas Bar Association, Member, 2006 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Lakin & Herndon, Associate, 1989 - 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Past Board President and Honorary Board Member
  • Family Service of Greater New Orleans, Past Board Member
  • N.O. Pro Bono Project
  • N.O. Aids Task Force

Ancillary Businesses

  • Associate Professor of Trial Advocacy; Tulane Law School

Languages

  • English (Primary)