Kristi A. Post
  • Senior Attorney


New Orleans, LA



(504) 525-4380


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

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

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


  • 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

Representative Cases

  • Gaston v. Flowers Transp., 866 F. 2d 816, 1989, 5th Circuit
  • Boudreaux v. U.S. , 280 F. 3d 461, 2002, 5th Circuit
  • Brown v. Nabors Offshore Corp., 339 F. 3d 391, 2003, 5th Circuit
  • Owens v. ABDON CALLAIS OFFSHORE, LLC, 471 Fed. Appx 353, 2012, 5th Circuit
  • Cantuba v. American Bureau of Shipping, 31 So. 3d 397, 2009, LA App 4th Circuit


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

Honors and Awards

  • President, Tulane Women in the Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

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

Past Employment Positions

  • Lakin & Herndon, Associate, 1989 to 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


  • English