John T. Kalmbach

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Mr. Kalmbach practices primarily in the areas of civil litigation (federal and state), oil and gas litigation, natural gas pipeline development, federal and state eminent domain, drug and medical device litigation, and legal malpractice. He received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and his law degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was Executive Senior Editor of the Louisiana Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif. He served as law clerk to the Honorable Tom Stagg, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana from 1996 through 1998. He was admitted to practice in 1996 and joined the firm in 1998.  He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  John is the former president of the board of directors for the Martin Luther King Health Center & Pharmacy and a member of the Committee of One Hundred..

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Civil Litigation (Federal & State)
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Development
  • Federal and State Eminent Domain
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

EDUCATION

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: Louisiana Law Review, Executive Senior Editor
  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia
    • Honors:  Magna Cum Laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Center for American & International Law, Institute for Energy Law, Advisory Board Member
  • Energy Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Oil and Gas Association
  • Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Subsurface Trespass, 63rd Mineral Law Institute, Paul M. Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University (2016)
  • Central Bank of Denver v. First Interstate Bank of Denver: Rethinking Established Section 10(b) Doctrines, 55 La. L. Rev. 1009 (May 1995)(recipient of the Vinson & Elkins Best Student Article Award 1995)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • The Best Lawyers in America

PRESENTATIONS

  • Haynesville Shale 2.0, 2017 Educational Seminar, Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen Shreveport, February 16, 2018.
  • Haynesville Shale 2.0, Energy & Environmental Law Summit, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, November 14, 2017.
  • Subsurface Trespass, Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen, Shreveport, February 3, 2017.
  • Boom & Bust Lessons from the Haynesville Shale, Energy & Environmental Law Summit, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, October 7, 2016.
  • Boom & Bust Lessons from the Last Eight Years, 2016 Educational Seminar, Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen Shreveport, February 19, 2016.
  • Louisiana Natural Gas: Today, Tomorrow & Beyond, Energy & Environmental Law Summit, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, October 1, 2015.
  • Louisiana Natural Gas: Today, Tomorrow & Beyond, National Association of Royalty Owners, Louisiana Conference, Shreveport, April 20, 2015.
  • Mineral Rights Update, Energy & Environmental Law Summit, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, November 7, 2014
  • Mineral Rights, Recent Developments by the Judiciary, Shreveport Bar Association, Shreveport, October 10, 2014
  • Unitization, National Association of Royalty Owners, Louisiana Conference, Shreveport, April 7, 2014
  • Haynesville Shale: Looking to the Future, Louisiana State Paralegal Association, Spring Seminar, Natchitoches, March 28, 2014
  • Mineral Rights, Recent Developments by the Judiciary, Shreveport Bar Association, Shreveport, October 11, 2013
  • Haynesville Shale Update: Contract and Litigation Issues, Emerging Issues and Hot Topics in Mineral Law, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, April 19, 2013
  • Mineral Rights, Recent Developments by the Judiciary, Shreveport Bar Association, Shreveport, October 11, 2012
  • Commercial Litigation, Recent Developments by the Judiciary, Shreveport Bar Association, Shreveport, October 8, 2009Legal Malpractice, December CLE by the Hour, Shreveport Bar Association, Shreveport, December 30, 2004
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