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 B. Gardner, Jr.

    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
    B.S. Degree – 1966 (College of Arts and Sciences)
    J.D. Degree – 1969 (School of Law)

    Professional Associations:
    Shreveport Bar Association
    Louisiana Bar Association
    Phil Delta Legal Fraternity

    Bar Admissions:
    Louisianan 1969
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana 1970

    Areas of Practice:
    Insurance and Corporate defense (1/2 to defense of healthcare providers)
    Mediations and Medical Review Panels
    Advocate and Legal Advisor to persons with disabilities in areas of Continuing Tutorships, Interdictions, Trusts, Wills, Housing, Education, Civil Rights and access to services, including litigation

    Mr. Gardner is a native to Shreveport, Louisiana. After serving as Law Clerk to Chief Judge H.W. Ayres of the Louisiana Court of Appeal, Second Circuit, 1960-1970, he has practiced law with the firm of Lunn, Irion, Salley, Carlisle & Gardner from then to the present. He has been affiliated since 1983 with The Arc United States; since 1995 as Chairman, Legal Advocacy & Human Rights Sub-committee; Past President (1990-1992); The Arc Caddo-Bossier, Past President; The Arc Louisiana Past President (1983-1985) and Honorary Life Board Member (2009); Louisiana State Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities (1979-1982); Louisiana Housing Authority for Handicapped, Past President; East Shreveport Rotary Club President (1985-1986)(2011-2012); The Arc U.S. Franklin Smith Award for Distinguished Service (2006) and the Louisiana Bar Association Crystal Gavel Award (2003).