Our Practice

Members of the firm practice in all areas including:
  • - Insurance Defense Litigation
  • - Commercial General Liability
  • - Automobile and Trucking Liability
  • - Coverage Issues for Medical, Legal, Architect and Engineer Malpractice
  • - Workers' Compensation Defense
  • - Construction Law
  • - Products Liability Law
  • - Personal Injury Law
  • - Premises Liability Law
  • - Medical Malpractice & Healthcare Law
  • Lunn Irion Law Firm has an
    "AV" Rating
    with Martindale Hubbell

    James A. Mijalis

    Education:
    Louisiana State University, J.D., 1985
    Flory Trial Club
    Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International-President

    Texas A&M University, B.B.A., 1982

    Professional Associations:
    Shreveport Bar Association
    Louisiana State Bar Association
    Federal Bar Association
    Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
    Defense Research Institute

    Bar Admission:
    Louisiana State Bar Association
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

    Areas of Practice:
    Insurance Defense
    Premises Liability
    Automobile Liability
    Trucking Liability
    Commercial Liability
    Construction Litigation
    General Civil Litigation
    Insurance Coverage Litigation
    General Corporate Counsel and Advice
    Medical Review Panel-Chairmanship

    Narrative:
    Mr. Mijalis is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana. He earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M University in 1982. Thereafter, he attended LSU Law School where he earned a degree as Juris Doctor in 1985. While in law school, he served as president of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International and was a member of the Flory Trial Club. After law school, he served a one-year clerkship with the Louisiana Court of Appeal-Second Circuit where he worked for Chief Judge Charles A. Marvin. He joined the firm as an associate in 1986, and became a member of the firm in 1992. He has a diverse practice and has extensive experience in various litigation matters and insurance coverage issues. He is also regularly selected by his peers to serve as chairman in connection with medical review panels concerning medical malpractice issues. He is active in the Shreveport Bar Association having served on several of the association’s committees. He is married to wife, Angela, and has two children, Alex and Eleni.