DAVID J. HEMKEN

ASSOCIATE

Mr. Hemken’s practice primarily involves the areas of environmental and legacy litigation, oil and gas litigation and general commercial litigation. He was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Stars for the state of Louisiana for 2016. He received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as the Annual Review Articles Editor for the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law. He received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hemken worked as a law clerk for the Honorable S. Maurice Hicks, Jr., United States District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, Shreveport Division (2012-2013). He is a member of the Shreveport Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, Harry V. Booth-Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, Krewe of Justinian, and the Federal Bar Association. Mr. Hemken is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Louisiana, as well as the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Civil Litigation (Federal & State)
  • Environmental and legacy litigation
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • General Commercial Disputes

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit

EDUCATION

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. – 2012
    • Law Journal: Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, Annual Review Articles Editor , 2010 – 2012
  • Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida
    • B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) – 2009
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Minor: Finance

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Shreveport Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Harry V. Booth-Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Krewe of Justinian
  • Greater Shreveport Leadership Program through the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce (2016)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Super Lawyers – Rising Star for state of Louisiana, 2016
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318.227.7701

Fax:
318.227.7850

Email:
david.hemken@cookyancey.com

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