Andrew A. Lemmon is a New Orleans born trial attorney who has practiced law in Louisiana for almost 31 years. For approximately the last 26 of those years, he has worked on many cases in the field of environmental law, toxic torts and other complex litigation, multi-district and municipal tax collection. He has also worked on numerous class actions, shareholder or securities cases, and other litigation and legislative matters.
Andrew earned a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Environmental Law from the George Washington University National Law Center in 1994, a Juris Doctor from Loyola University in New Orleans in 1997, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Louisiana State University in 1984. He served as an intern for the United States Department of Justice in the Environmental Enforcement Section and represented the City of New Orleans in the Agriculture Landfill litigation when the United States government sought access to the city owned property at the site.
Andrew is also a trained Mediator.
Andrew is on the Board of Directors of Reach Out America, an organization formed to assist evacuees after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita; Louisiana Bayou Keeper, Inc., an affiliate of Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc.; Louisiana Association for Justice; Mardi Gras Lacrosse Tournament; Public Justice Foundation; American Association of Justice; and a number of other social, civic, and charitable organizations.
He is the oldest of six children, is married to Joan Folse Lemmon, and the proud father of Stuart Thomas Lemmon, an 11th grader in Orleans Parish Public Schools.
Irma L. Netting was born in Somers Point, New Jersey. She joined the Lemmon Law Firm in 2002, after practicing law in New Jersey for ten years. Before moving to Louisiana, she successfully operated a New Jersey solo practitioner firm handling personal injury, wills and estate administration, complex land use and real estate matters, municipal government law, and municipal in rem foreclosures. She previously represented the City of Egg Harbor, the City of Estelle Manor, and the Hammonton Planning Board, all while practicing in New Jersey.
Her work with the Lemmon Law Firm encompasses such areas as wills and successions, personal injury, interdictions, real estate, and appeals.
She is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law, where she was the recipient of the Ford Foundation International Law Scholarship and a participant in the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Team, Stockton State College, where she was a participant at the Center for the Study of the Presidency in Washington, D.C, and graduated summa cum laude, and Atlantic Community College, where she was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and graduated with High Honors.
She is admitted to practice in all State courts and Federal District Courts in Louisiana. In addition, she is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C..
Her hobbies include pickleball, water volleyball, dancing, kayaking, snowshoeing, and genealogy.
Harry T. Lemmon was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisiana from 1980 to 2001. Prior to his election to the Supreme Court, he served on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal for ten years.
Justice Lemmon received his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University School of Law, where he was a member of Law Review, the Blue Key Honor Society and the Alpha Sigma Nu Honorary Fraternity. He is married to Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon, who is a Judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District, and is the father of Andrew Lemmon, Lauren Lemmon, Roslyn Lemmon and Jake Lemmon, who are attorneys, Dr. Carla Lemmon, a psychologist, and Patrick Lemmon, a sociologist.
Justice Lemmon served on the adjunct faculty of Loyola University School of Law and taught courses at Louisiana State University Law Center and Tulane University School of Law. He was the Chair of the Louisiana Judicial College for 25 years and the Chair of the Education Committee of the Appellate Judges Education Institute.
Justice Lemmon is or was a member of the Loyola University School of Law Visiting Committee, the American Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Appellate Judges Conference, the Institute of Judicial Administration, the Board of Directors of the American Judicature Society and the American Inns of Court Board of Trustees. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws from Loyola and is an honorary member of the order of the Coif and the Hall of Fame of L.S.U. Law Center. Professional awards include Louisiana Bar Foundation Jurist of the Year in 2001 and Loyola Law Alumni St. Ives Award in 2002.
James “Jake” Lemmon, a 1997 Loyola graduate who focuses on criminal law, started out his practice as a prosecutor in Orleans Parish for three years, followed by three years in Livingston Parish. He specializes in Criminal Defense throughout the State of Louisiana.
Scott J. Falgoust was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Before joining the Lemmon Law Firm in 2013, he spent two years working with the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee assigned by Judge Carl J. Barbier to represent the citizens and businesses who suffered damages caused by the BP Oil Spill.
Scott earned a Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2010 and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Louisiana State University in 2006. He also served as an intern in the New Orleans City Attorney’s Office in the Housing and Finance Division where he assisted in the expropriation of blighted or abandoned properties throughout the city of New Orleans.
His practice with the Lemmon Law Firm includes representing clients in matters involving family law, personal injuries, successions, interdictions, class actions, property disputes, and various other areas of litigation. He also has experience with business formation and development as well as drafting wills and other estate documents.
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