Thomas R. Temple, Jr.

Thomas R. Temple, Jr. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

Thomas R. Temple, Jr.

Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA
Thomas R. Temple, Jr. is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson. Thomas is a member of the firm's Management Committee and is currently the head of the firm's Insurance Industry Team. Thomas attended Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, obtaining a Bachelor of Business Administration with a minor in Economics. Thomas received his J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. As a member of the firm's casualty litigation section, Thomas' broad areas of practice include medical malpractice defense and other healthcare related issues, toxic tort litigation, insurance coverage litigation, products liability defense, transportation and construction general liability claims, as well as a variety of other types of casualty litigation.

Community Involvement

American Heart Association, Board member

Baton Rouge Area Chamber Leadership Program (2008)

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge, Chairman of Louisiana Area Counsel, Board of Trustees

Council for a Better Louisiana, Leadership Louisiana (2010)

Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge, Board of Directors

Honors and Awards

2011 Recipient of the Top Forty Under Forty, Baton Rouge Business Report

Named a Rising Star in the area of Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice the 2012-2013 editions of Louisiana Super Lawyers

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015

Presentations

He has lectured on legislative developments regarding tort reform and judicial developments in tort.

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Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.9 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Casualty Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

Overall Peer Rating

in Litigation, Insurance and Commercial Law
 
4.9 out of 5.0
Legal Knowledge
4.9
Analytical Capabilities
4.9
Judgement
4.9
Communication Ability
4.9
Legal Experience
4.9
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/30/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Thomas is a very hard working and conscientious attorney. He is an even better person.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/30/15
4.0 out of 5.0
Exceptional character and a fine lawyer who I would refer any client to.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/30/15
4.0 out of 5.0
Exceptional character and fine lawyer that I would recommend any client to.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/30/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Thomas is a skillful attorney who is deserving of the highest recognition awarded by Martindale-Hubbell.
Posted by a Judge on 06/22/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Temple is a highly skilled and very professional young attorney.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/17/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Thomas is an excellent attorney with high moral character and integrity.
Posted by a Judge on 06/15/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Thomas is an excellent attorney who is always well prepared and professional when he appears in my court.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/14/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Thomas Temple is an excellent lawyer -- very inteligent, hard-working and professional.

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1999, Louisiana
all Louisiana State and Federal Courts
United States Fifth Circuit
Law School Attended
Paul M. Hebert Law School, Louisiana State University
Class of 1998
J.D.
University Attended
Millsaps College
Class of 1995
Bachelor of Business Administration
with a minor in Economics
Birth Information
Born in 1973
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 4, 1973
Associations & Memberships

Professional Associations

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

Representative Cases
Representative Matters: Represented companies in toxic tort class action involving alleged injurious exposure to products of the representative companies.; Extensive work with healthcare providers on informed consent issues, end of life issues, elderly care issues, and interdictions.; Represented insurers and policyholders in insurance coverage disputes involving health insurance claims, automobile insurance claims and commercial liability insurance claims, as well as property insurance claims including business interruption.; Represented various types of businesses in defending against premises liability claims.; Represented a major railroad with regard to crossing accidents and FELA claims.; Represented hospitals in medical malpractice litigation.; Represented insurance companies in defense of class action claims, including a class action filed against an auto insurer for first party diminished value claims.; Represented companies with regard to litigation involving industrial accidents.

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
Articles Blogs Q&A

Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.
One American Place, Suite 2300, P.O. Box 3197,
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3197
U.S.A.
Phone
225.381.8024 Call now
Fax
225.381.8029
Office Information
Office Information
Thomas R. Temple, Jr.
Partner
Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.
One American Place, Suite 2300, , P.O. Box 3197,
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3197

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Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)