Josh grew up in North Louisiana before coming to Baton Rouge in 2003. He earned both a B.A. in Political Science and his J.D. from LSU.
Josh is licensed as an attorney and counselor at law to practice before the Louisiana Supreme Court, all Louisiana courts inferior thereto, the United States Dictrict Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Before A+M, Josh’s career included practicing as an attorney in both the public and private sectors. Josh served Louisiana as Assistant Executive Counsel for the Governor and as counsel for the Commissioner of Administration. Josh’s years of experience in the private sector have focused on personal injury, and commercial litigation.
Josh devotes himself to every case he works on to develop successful strategies and vigorously employ them for the benefit of his clients leaving no stone unturned.
Josh resides in Baton Rouge with his wife, Charlotte, and daughters, Camille and Penelope. In his free time, he enjoys travelling, running, and spending time with his family.
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When you have been seriously injured, you suffer the time and cost of medical treatment, lost income, pain, suffering, and the inability to enjoy life like you used to. You also suffer the stress and difficulty of having to figure out how to deal with it all, make the most of what you have left, and recover as much of what you've lost as you can.
Akers+Melder is here to help, because we care about people. The cost of damage should be borne by those who caused and insured against it. We are honored to have the opportunity to assist our clients recover from their injuries. We are passionate and tactfully aggressive when it comes to pursuing justice against any opponent. As an Akers+Melder Client, your best interest comes second to none.