Madaline is a member of Butler Snow’s Tort, Transportation and Specialized Litigation group. She focuses her practice on legal and professional malpractice, casualty litigation, and insurance defense. Madaline’s experience spans a wide range of subject matters, including trucking, personal injury, redhibition, construction, premises liability, and commercial litigation, as well as workers’ compensation defense. She represents clients in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2018
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Louisiana: Middle, Eastern, Western
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • LSU Law Advocacy Programs, Judge
  • Rabalais Run for Life
  • Hogs for the Case, Team Member

Education & Honors

  • Louisiana State University, J.D.,D.C.L., cum laude, 2018
    • Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law
    • LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources, Vol. VI, Senior Managing Editor
    • CALI Awards: Legal Research and Writing, Legal Traditions and Systems, Litigating Internationally
    • Student Bar Association, Academics Committee
    • Study Abroad Program: Jean Moulin University Lyon III, France
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, 2015
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Student Vice President
    • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society, Vice President of Membership
    • Omicron Delta Kappa, Alpha Nu Circle Leader of the Year
    • Delta Delta Delta, Points Chairperson
  • Externship, Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr., U.S. District Court of the Middle District of Louisiana

Experience

  • Assisted with trial of class action lawsuit based on alleged constitutional violations.
  • Frequently represents clients in appellate proceedings in both state and federal court.
  • Obtained dismissal in representation of attorney in legal malpractice lawsuit.
  • Defended against uninsured motorist claims in personal injury lawsuits.
  • Obtained successful result in representation of automotive dealership in negligent repair lawsuit at both trial and appellate levels.
  • Secured dismissal in representation of national hotel chain in premises liability lawsuit.
  • Represented automotive dealership in redhibition, products liability, negligent repair, and personal injury lawsuit.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • A Tribe Faces Rising Tides: The Resettlement of Isle de Jean Charles, 6 LSU J. ENERGY L. & RESOURCES 295.